Camps & Workshops

Barbershop Harmony Society

Founded in 1938, the Barbershop Harmony Society preserves and extends the reach of a uniquely American close harmony musical art form whose roots lie in African-American improvisation and European harmony traditions. Through active programs in music education, publishing, performance, and outreach, we reach over 27,000 members, friends, families, youth and educators every year.
110 7th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37203
P: (615) 823-3993
Online Resources: The Barbershop Harmony Society's premiere online education classes are geared for many audiences: chapter music and administrative leaders, including directors, quartet singers, arrangers, coaches, music educators, and many more. With classes starting at just $5, our high-quality online education offerings are affordable and accessible for all. View all of our current classes at barbershop.org/online
Publishing / Teaching Resources: The Barbershop Harmony Society Marketplace carries thousands of a cappella charts and sheet music in the barbershop style. Search by voicing, ensemble type, difficulty level, tempo, and more. Purchase printed music or digital versions, and access learning tracks to help your ensemble get started right away. Learn more at shop.barbershop.org. Music Educators: Access our Free Educators Guide, including sheet music and learning CDs, plus tags and vocal warm-ups, grants and scholarship information, and learn more about becoming a Music Education Partner with the Barbershop Harmony Society to receive additional discounts on sheet music, professional development resources, classroom materials and programming, and destination events for your students. Learn more at barbershop.org/educators
Festivals, Events & Tours: The Next Generation Barbershop program helps singers up to age 25 discover a sound that's uniquely their own. With easy video entry, exciting destination events, and funding for travel and lodging, our distinct programs for singers in grades 6-12 and post-high school offer ensemble options to fit your skills and interests: men’s, women’s, or mixed voice quartets and choruses. Make amazing vocal harmony, regardless of age or experience! Learn more at barbershop.org/nextgen
Camps & Workshops: Harmony University (HU) event is a week-long educational experience in all things barbershop. Join us on the beautiful Belmont University campus in Nashville, Tennessee for an experience you won't soon forget! Whether you’re an experienced musician or just starting out, we’ve got options for all ages ranges and experiences. Come with your quartet or chorus for our daily coaching sessions, participate in our leadership college, hone your director skills, or learn how to add barbershop harmony to your curriculum (and, if you’re a music teacher, earn Graduate or CEU credits while you’re at it!). Learn more at barbershop.org/HU
Music Compositions & Arranging: The Barbershop Harmony Society provides a contact list of experienced arrangers to commission custom a cappella, barbershop-style arrangements and learning tracks for your chorus or ensemble. Learn more at barbershop.org/custom
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