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!).

Be sure to visit the Mixed Barbershop Singers group on facebook!


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

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Several of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (April 6-7), we can look forward to the Mid-Atlantic and Evergreen Division IV contests.  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS districts AND Harmony, Inc., Areas are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  The Sunshine and Dixie District contests have already happened, and this coming weekend, we can look forward to the Cardinal and Carolinas District contests.  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA […]

At the Sunshine District Contest held March 9-11, two MBHA Mixed quartets competed for evaluation only (the Sunshine District Mixed Quartet Contest is held at the Fall Convention). The two quartets competing for evaluation were Pink Flamingo and Rare Blend. This convention also provided the opportunity for the presentation of the Sunshine District Mixed Quartet […]

Three Quartets and One Chorus Represent MBHA at the World Mixed Barbershop Contest in Munich, April 6-8, 2018 Press Release Contact:  Sheryl Berlin Email:  info@mixedbarbershop.org Website:  www.mixedbarbershop.org March 6, 2018– The Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association (MBHA), an affiliate of the Barbershop Harmony Society, is excited to be represented at the bi-annual Mixed Barbershop World Championships […]

Membership pins and cards are now in the mail for all individuals who supplied us with a mailing address. If you are not certain whether we have your current address, please go to https://www.mixedbarbershop.org and select the “Members Only” tab at the top right to log on and update your profile.  (Your email address is […]

Hello MBHA Members! It’s time for another update from your Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association board! Things have been moving right along. Most Districts are now holding both mixed quartet and working toward mixed chorus contests  We have sponsors (champions, as I like to call them) in many of the BHS districts who have volunteered to sponsor […]

From CEO Marty Monson: Today, after more than eighteen months of research, deep thinking, and surveying more than 6,000 Barbershoppers and fellow stakeholders, the Society Board of Directors and staff are ready to unveil the new Strategic Vision for the Barbershop Harmony Society. You can read the whole story here: http://www.barbershop.org/everyoneinharmony/ As well, you can […]

The MBHA is planning a couple of events at the BHS international convention in Las Vegas: a Mixed Harmony Showcase on Friday night, and a general meeting on Saturday monring.  The meeting will serve as both our Annual Board of Directors meeting and our First Annual General Membership Meeting, and we would like to encourage […]

Mixed Contest Results Numerous districts held mixed-barbershop contests alongside BHS Division and District contests this past spring.  Regrettably, not all districts hosted mixed contests, and some districts did not enforce the  MBHA membership requirement to compete, though it was communicated to the district C&J folks. Here is a list of the mixed competitors and their […]

The Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association is looking for at least one new member on the Board of Directors.  If you are energetic, enthusiastic, have a skill to share to promote and further the interests and mandate of the Association, we could certainly use your help! For consideration, please send a resume, a brief cover letter, […]