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FAQ: BHS website refresh and new Document Center

General Information Our refreshed website makes it easier for newcomers to learn more about the barbershop world. This leaner, more colorful site is designed to quickly help singers find places to sing, bring fans the music and merchandise they love, and guide educators and students to explore barbershop in the classroom and on the stage. A comprehensive review of web traffic over the past three...
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Changes to Mission, Purposes, and Code of Ethics approved by Society Board of Directors

On September 17, 2018, the Barbershop Harmony Society Board of Directors approved changes to the Mission, Purposes, and Code of Ethics to better align with the vision of “Everyone in Harmony.”  The approved statements, with discussion of the changes, are outlined below. This updated language will appear on barbershop.org in conjunction with the launch of our refreshed web page on October 8th and w...
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Many hands make light work: Society leadership teams in action!

Many hands make light work The twelve members of the Barbershop Harmony Society Board of Directors (SBOD) are all hard-working, dedicated volunteers, but even they know that providing strategic guidance for the 80-year-old Society can be a daunting task!  Throughout the process of strategic planning, and as BHS Board, staff, members, and fans strive toward the vision of “Everyone in Harmony,” the...
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New online education classes announced!

The Barbershop Harmony Society is proud to present the fall session of BHS Online Education Courses. This exciting lineup includes videos, webinars, and online courses geared for singers, directors, coaches, leaders, and arrangers. Of particular note are the classes supporting the BHS Strategic Vision: Everyone in Harmony. Want to learn how grants work or how to mic and light your show or distric...
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Coming Soon … A New Look for Barbershop.org!

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We’re excited to soon share with you a new and improved look for barbershop.org, ready to be launched on October 8th. We’ve set out to improve user experience for first-time visitors and long-time members alike, and provide quick access to our most sought-after resources, including music, events, and education. In addition, our vision and mission are integral to everything we do, and we’ve set ou...
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Society Contest & Judging Committee publishes revisions for 2018

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Society Contest & Judging revisions for 2018 Competitions presented by the Barbershop Harmony Society operate mainly under two guiding documents: The Contest & Judging Handbook and the Official BHS Contest Rules, which are contained within the Handbook. From time to time, the Society Contest and Judging Committee (SCJC) revises these documents to correct technical errors, reflect evolving...
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Society Board announces next step toward Everyone In Harmony

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The Barbershop Harmony Society believes that what we offer – the experience of singing together in harmony – is meaningful to all people, and should therefore be accessible to people in all combinations. Since the announcement of the Strategic Vision last June, the Society Board and staff leadership have been involved in ongoing discussions about the best way to achieve the vision of Everyone in...
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Marketplace FAQs/Terms & Conditions

FAQs / Terms & Conditions Why do I need to reset my password? If you previously had a BHS Shop login associated with your email address, you will be prompted to reset your password the first time you login to the new system. This is to protect your privacy and ensure your password remains secure as your account switches to the new system. Note:  Once logged in, if you are a member or Associ...
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Why YOU Should Attend the 2018 Leadership Summit!

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Are you a chapter or district leader looking to hone your skills? Are you a team member who is interested in future leadership opportunities? Whether you are already in a leadership role or are just interested in learning more, the BHS Leadership Summit brings together leaders and aspiring leaders from all organizational levels and backgrounds.   Designed to provide you with as many formal and ...
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Guest Blog: FLOATING OR SWIMMING? – Brody McDonald

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Floating or Swimming? Brody McDonald, via Choir Bites More articles from Choir Bites can be found on their Facebook page! I was recently working with my top choir about developing habits aimed at increasing technique and literacy, rather than “learning their songs.” You know, the “you can do better” speech. A student came to me after class and said, “You know, Mr. McDonald, it just hit me. I t...
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