• Cardinal is sending FIVE quartets to International!

    Would you believe that the smallest district in the Barbershop Harmony Society has, for the first time, qualified FIVE quartets as its representatives to the International Quartet Contest in Pittsburgh in July?  Believe it, because the Cardinal District is loaded with talent!  And we are sending a great Collegiate Quartet representative, too! Congratulations to Forefront, Instant Classic, Late Shift, 7th Avenue, The Rooftops and Without a Doubt!  We'll see you in Pittsburgh! Scoresheets are available here. (Pictures coming soon). ... Read more →
  • LATE SHIFT WINS!

    2014 District Quartet Champs (L to R) Tim Martin (tenor), Andrew Myer (lead), Adam Winans (bass), and Bob Kendall (baritone). This is the first district championship for Tim, the second for Andrew (Anthem) and Adam (replay), and the third for Bob (The Arrangement, replay).  Congratulations! ... Read more →
Cardinal District Events Calendar

Cardinal District Events Calendar

2015 April 25 – Kokomo Men of Note Annual Show “An American Harmony Tour” at First Church of the Nazarene, Kokomo May 15 – Chapter filings for IRS 990 and financial reviews are due. June 6 – South Bend/Mishawaka Valleyaires Annual Show “Yee Haw! The Barbershop Show!” at Clay High ...

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District barbershoppers tell their stories

Did you know that every barbershopper has a story to tell – a story of what brought them to barbershopping and what keeps them coming back for more?  Check out this video as barbershoppers from around the Cardinal District tell their own unique stories of singing, friendship, fellowship, and changing ...

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Member Spotlight – Jerry Perron

Member Spotlight – Jerry Perron

As part of our “Every Barbershopper has a Story” theme, enjoy our first of many “Member Spotlight” features.  In this episode, 50-year Barbershop Harmony Society member Jerry Perron,  a Sounds of Indiana member and former member of The Hartsmen, shares his Barbershop story.

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Kokomo Men of Note Annual Show

“AN AMERICAN HARMONY TOUR!” Saturday, April 25, 2015 Show Starts 7:00pm (doors open at 6:15pm) First Church of the Nazarene 2734 W. Washington St., Kokomo, Indiana Adult Tickets: $12 at the door ($10 if purchased in advance – Click Here to Purchase Online) Students & Children are FREE Afterglow to ...

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South Bend/Mishawaka Valleyaires Annual Show

South Bend/Mishawaka Valleyaires Annual Show

“YEE HAW! THE BARBERSHOP SHOW!” Featuring: The Valleyaires Chorus, Tonal Eclipse (Pioneer District Quartet Champion), and Forefront (2014 BHS Silver Medalist Quartet) Where:  Clay High School Auditorium 19131 Darden Road South Bend, Indiana 46637 (corner of Darden and Juniper Roads) Date/Time:  Saturday, June 6, 7:00 pm Ticket prices:  $20 at ...

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The Best in Cardinal join the Best from the Sing-Off!

The Best in Cardinal join the Best from the Sing-Off!

It’s billed as the ultimate evening of a cappella, and it’s coming very soon to a theater near you. This program, touring the country with groups that have appeared on NBC’s show The Sing Off, will not only include groups like Street Corner Symphony, VoicePlay and The Exchange, but top ...

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Cardinal District Hosts 2015 Leadership Academy

Cardinal District Hosts 2015 Leadership Academy

Blue skies and warm weather prevailed when Cardinal District hosted its 2015 Leadership Academy on Saturday, February 7th in Columbus, Indiana.  Representatives from seventeen different chapters from throughout the district converged upon the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center to learn more about their role as chapter officers.   Classes were held ...

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Salute to Cardinal District Quartet Champs

By popular request, Soundproof’s salute in picture and song to past and present Cardinal District quartet champions (1945-2014) that was presented at the Fall 2014 district convention during the QCA Show of Champions is now available for viewing and sharing with your chapters. Enjoy this walk down Harmony Lane, courtesy ...

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Choosy donors choose the Cardinal District

Choosy donors choose the Cardinal District

Do you remember the old commercial that declared that “Choosy mothers choose Jif”?  Well, we are faced with choices every day, and there is one choice that is more important than your choice of peanut butter for your favorite cookies and will help bring needed dollars back to your Barbershop ...

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Gold Medal moments!

Gold Medal moments!

Have you checked out the Gold Medal Moments podcast on the web?  Each week host Toby Shaver interviews Barbershop legends and leaders about their musical journeys, their heroes and their hopes for the future of our Society.  Hear John Newell, Joe Cerutti, Bill Biffle, Kipp Buckner, Kenny Ray Hatton, Dave ...

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Harmony Explosion will GROW with your help!

Harmony Explosion will GROW with your help!

Harmony Explosion is a youth camp sponsored every year by the Cardinal District.  This is the only time where we can get both boys and girls alike to work for 4 days and nights with some of the best barbershoppers in the Midwest!  Every year this camp a raging success ...

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Harmony Explosion 2014 – WOW!

Harmony Explosion 2014 – WOW!

Whether you are an experienced barbershop singer or a curious middle school or high school student, the Harmony Explosion camp this year was an incredible experience for all involved!  At Harmony Explosion’s (HX) 4 day camp, our kids had the opportunity to work with both a men’s and women’s clinician, ...

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