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What is Barbershop Harmony?

A Truly American Artform

Barbershop harmony is music.
It’s music in a very pure form created with nothing but human voices coming together to create a rich and satisfying texture that is pleasing to the ears and invigorating to the soul. Whether you’re an experienced musician or a brand new musician, barbershop levels the playing field and allows you to find your voice and be a part of creating something that is greater than the sum of its parts.

Barbershop harmony is fraternity.
Men from all over the world and from all walks of life and all ages can come together and share in this truly American artform and find common ground through self expression in song. The friendships forged through barbershop harmony bridge gaps that no other hobby is capable of doing, and for many devotees, barbershop is far more than a hobby. It’s a passion.

Barbershop harmony is a way of life.
Perfecting this musical artform takes commitment. When done well, our music reaches audiences on a personal level. You will experience personal growth, build self-confidence and create lasting memories as you work with others to perform for a variety of audiences, from large concerts to intimate Singing Valentines. And the lessons learned in barbershop last a lifetime.


See and Hear Barbershop Harmony

The Masters of Harmony chorus from Santa Fe Springs, CA boasts more than 140 singers

Four friends come together to sing a “tag” (the very end of a song). Goodnight, My Someone