At the BHS Midwinter Convention in Jacksonville, FL, in January, 2020, MBHA is grateful to have hosted a productive dialogue on promoting, educating and celebrating the joys of mixed barbershop harmony singing with leadership representatives of all FIVE barbershop singing organizations headquartered in North America: MBHA, The Barbershop Harmony Society, Sweet Adelines International, Harmony, Incorporated, and the BHS […]
MBHA is pleased to report that BHS District/Division Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring! This coming weekend, we can look forward to the Harmony, Inc. Area 2 Contest, Central States District Convention, and the Mid-Atlantic District Northern Division/Spring Prelims Convention. We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if you haven’t already done so), even if your District doesn’t REQUIRE you to do so! There are many advantages to being a MBHA member! See our Membership tab above for more information.
HARMONY, INC. AREA 2 CONTEST: April 26-27, 2019 in Devens, MA. More information can be found here.
CENTRAL STATES DISTRICT: April 26-27, 2019 in Iowa City, IA. This convention, hosted by the Iowa City, IA, chapter and the Old Capital Chorus, will be held at Coralville Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, and contests will be held at City High School Auditorium. Quartet semi-finals will be held on Friday night, and the Chorus contest and Quartet finals will be held on Saturday. More information about registration, directions, and schedule of events can be found here.
MID-ATLANTIC DISTRICT NORTHERN DIVISION/SPRING PRELIMS: April 26-27, 2019 in Allentown, PA. The contest venue is Miller Symphony Hall, which will feature the quartet semi-finals on Friday evening, and the chorus contest, youth adjudications, and quartet finals on Saturday. MBHA quartet Fantastic 4 will compete in the quartet contest and try to qualify for the World Mixed Quartet Competition in BinG in 2020. All the information about the convention can be found here.
UPCOMING MIXED BARBERSHOP OPPORTUNITIES FOR MBHA MEMBERS
(Q = mixed quartets, C = mixed choruses. Some entry deadlines have already passed. Check with the listed District/Area to see MBHA membership requirements for contest.)
May 3-4, 2019
Harmony, Inc., Area 3 (Q) in Liverpool, NY (Click here for info)
Evergreen District Division IV (Q & C) in Medford, OR (Click here for info)
Land o’Lakes District SW and 10K Divisions (Q) in Stillwater, MN (Click here for info)
North Eastern District Mountain and Yankee Divisions (Q) in Lake George, NY (Click here for info)
Southwestern District (Q) in San Antonio, TX (Click here for info)
May 11, 2019
Northeastern District Sunrise Division (Q) in Halifax, NS (Click here for info)
Far Western District SW & SE Divisions (Q & C) in Ontario, CA (Click here for info)
May 17-18, 2019
Mid-Atlantic District Central Division (Q) in Wyomissing, PA (Click here for info)
May 25, 2019
Evergreen District Division III (Q & C) in Red Deer, AB (Click here for info)
May 31-June 1, 2019
Mid-Atlantic District Southern Division (Q) in Baltimore, MD (Click here for info)
Harmony, Inc., Area 1 (Q) in Sackville, NB (Click here for info)
June 7-8, 2019
Harmony, Inc., Area 4 (Q) in Bloomington, IL (Click here for info)
Evergreen District Division V (Q & C) in Spokane, WA (Click here for info)