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Vision & Mission

Vision & Mission

Vision Statement


  • The Barbershop Harmony Society brings men together in harmony and fellowship to enrich lives through singing


  • To perpetuate the old American institution, the Barbershop quartet, and to promote and encourage vocal harmony and good fellowship among its members throughout the world by the formation of local chapters and districts composed of members interested in [our purposes].
  • To hold annual, local, district, state, national and international contests in quartet and chorus singing.
  • To encourage and promote the education of its members and the public in music appreciation.
  • To promote public appreciation of Barbershop quartet and chorus singing by publication and dissemination thereof.
  • To initiate, promote and participate in charitable projects.
  • To establish and maintain music scholarships and charitable foundations.
  • To initiate and maintain a broad program of musical education, particularly in the field of vocal harmony and the allied arts.