Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association

The Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association (MBHA) is a not-for-profit charitable organization serving the needs of mixed barbershop harmony in North America. Established in 2014, its leadership comprises men and women with vast experience and participation in the barbershop style and performing in the mixed barbershop harmony genre. As of January 2016, the MBHA is an affiliate of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

Our vision: To be the official voice of mixed voice Barbershop Harmony in North America.

Our mission: To promote, encourage, and celebrate mixed voice Barbershop Harmony in North America

Through the MBHA, mixed barbershop harmony ensembles will find opportunities for competition and the ability to represent North America on the world stage at the World Mixed Harmony Competition in Germany, hosted by Barbershop in Germany (BinG!).

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:  FAQ SHEET


We’ve put together a list of questions that have come in and are continually updating the information.  To view the list, please click here.  If you have a question about MBHA and don’t see your answer, please feel free to email us at:  info@mixedbarbershop.org

The Mid-Atlantic District (M-AD) of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) held its annual Harmony College East (HCE) this past weekend on the beautiful campus of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland.  We couldn’t have asked for more beautiful weather, and we couldn’t have asked for more amazing singing! HCE offers two-and-a-half days of classes, coaching, rehearsals, […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests have hosted mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  We are so grateful to the many Districts (BHS) and Areas (HI) that have welcomed mixed quartets and choruses to their conventions and contests, and we know that there will be more […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Many of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (May 31-June 3), we can look forward to Harmony, Inc.’s Area 1 contest!  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Many of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (May 25-26), we can look forward to Evergreen District’s Division III contest!  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Many of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (May 18-19), we can look forward to Evergreen District’s Division V contest!  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if […]

Although this weekend is “quiet” from a contest perspective, MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests have hosted mixed quartets and choruses this spring, and there are a few more to come (see calendar below)! Here’s the shameless plug:  MBHA is the North American association for mixed […]

Congratulations to Mixt Notes who were named Northeastern District MBHA Mixed Harmony Quartet Champion this past weekend!  The MBHA Mixed Harmony Quartet Trophy was generously sponsored by Mary and Murray Phillips. Kudos, also, to Northern Exposure quartet, who were the second place runners-up!

Congratulations to Vintage Mix  for winning the Land O’Lakes District MBHA Mixed Quartet Trophy, generously sponsored by Connie and Doug Miller.  This quartet, consisting of the 17-year-old Shoppach quadruplets, just returned last month after finishing second at the World Mixed Quartet Contest in Munich Germany and won this District contest with a score of  78.8! […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Many of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (May 4-6), we can look forward to FOUR more contests!  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if you haven’t […]

Congratulations to the Vancouver Thunderbirds Mixed Chorus for earning the title of Evergreen District Division 1 Mixed Harmony Chorus Champion!  They placed 6th overall in the Chorus contest, as well!  Great job!     On the quartet side, congratulations go to MBHA quartet Second Inversion for clinching the Division 1 Mixed Harmony Quartet championship!  Quartet members are Dave […]