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New England Harmony Brigade adds service to singing

Although one first may think of the Harmony Brigade movement as primarily a quartetter's dream weekend (which it is!) many Brigades take very seriously the outreach and service components. Ted Blank of the New England Harmony Brigade shares its continuing success story built over several years.   The New England Harmony Brigade was founded in 2012 to provide dedicated quartetters the opportunity...
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In Memoriam: Jim Richards

We say goodbye to our friend Jim Richards this week. Here, historian Grady Kerr pays tribute to a man who was a friend and mentor to so many.  James “Jim” Dana Richards  June 12, 1925 - February 20, 2016 – age (90) Our good friend Jim Richards passed away Saturday, February 20th, 10:25pm after a sudden and very brief battle with acute myelogenous leukemia. Released from the hospital to home hos...
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The Hunterdon Harmonizers donate children’s books to area hospitals | NJ.com

Hunterdon Harmonizers donate children's books to area hospitals | NJ.com
The Hunterdon Harmonizers returned to its giving roots in 2014 and held the “Teddy’s Tale Book Drive.” With a direct tie-in to the emotional climax of its holiday theatrical musical show, “Teddy’s Tale: An American Christmas Story,” the Harmonizer audiences were invited to contribute towards books to be donated to children spending the holidays in the hospital. The goal of raising enough funds...
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Chorus Support for Breast Cancer

Every year in Rapid City, SD, the Stock Show and Pro Rodeo comes to town. Also, every year, in conjunction with the rodeo, several of the medical facilites and groups sponsor what has become a tradition--"Tough Enough to Wear Pink."  This year, the Shrine of Democracy Chorus, based in Rapid City, took part in the campaign. They all wore T-shirts specifically for the event, posed for pictures to b...
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We Sing, We Serve: The Vocal Majority

Another example of living the message of We Sing, We Serve. Thanks to the VM for sharing this and to all of you who are reaching out to others with music. You ARE making the music that's making a difference. Several of our guys sang last evening for teenage boys at Phoenix House, a residential and outpatient drug and alcohol abuse treatment to help teens rebuild self-esteem and chart a path toward...
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Making a Difference with Music Medics!

Making a Difference with Music Medics! A small number of gentlemen are making their way through the halls of a childrens hospital on a Thursday morning in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The bright and colorful artwork adorning the walls and windows of the Chris Evert Childrens Hospital reflect the lives of the precious young children that fill the rooms. But this morning, something just as colorful wi...
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