April 23, 2017 - 10:44pm

Singing leads to smiling - It really works!

Spreading the joy of song to others is something we all strive for as Barbershoppers.  The Tacoma TotemAires happen to practice at a venue that is across the parking lot from a dialysis center.  After a quick phone call to a nurse at the...

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December 15, 2016 - 11:01am

While you were watching a contest, have you ever thought...

  • "My scores usually track with those of the official panel. I wonder how I'm doing today?"
  • "I plan to apply this fall to become a judge--it would be great if I could do a practice judging session somewhere."
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March 3, 2016 - 3:25pm

Magical things happen when music is involved!

One of the tenors from my chapter was hospitalized in serious condition. We went to sing to him, not knowing if they would let us into the ICU. When we opened the ICU area doors we were stopped and told we couldn’t come in, but when we...

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February 1, 2016 - 4:27pm

Emerald City Sound, under the direction of Travis Tabares, commanded the stage during the Youth Chorus Festival on January 29, 2016, with a great set the audience loved. Sponsored by the Bellevue Chapter, this group of young men (average age 21≤25) received an impressive Outstanding rating with...

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December 21, 2015 - 10:49am

Congratulations to Rich Lapp, director of the Boise Chordsmen Chorus, for being one of the recipients of the Pesky Award for Inspirational Teaching, which recognizes K-12 teachers in Idaho and beyond who make a major...

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December 17, 2015 - 10:53pm

Randy Peters, Chorus Director of Western Hospitality Singers (Calgary Foothills Chapter), was honoured and presented with the Dr. Paul E. Tamblyn Music Educator Award for 2015. James Thexton, Treasurer of Sing Canada Harmony, presented this prestigious award to Randy on December 7, 2015 on...

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December 17, 2015 - 10:11pm

Rich Lapp, shown above, is the 2014 Evergreen Barbershopper of the Year! That means the search is now on for our 2015 Evergreen District winner!

If you have a nominee for our next Barbershopper Of The Year (BOTY), please forward it to Bobby Huber...

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October 31, 2015 - 2:25pm

As Grammy Award-winning juggernaut Pentatonix continues blazing new trails in the contemporary a cappella scene, they stop for a moment to admit what may surprise many. Even while PTX has redefined "cool" for a cappella enthusiasts, these confessed choir nerds continue embracing their roots,...

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October 31, 2015 - 11:24am

Who doesn’t love music? Certainly there are some of us, but for the most part music is a big part of our lives. Whether it’s the music that we listen to on the way to work, while we workout, or the music we hear in a symphony or film, it can bring up our moods, tell us a story or even bring us...

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