• Our 2014 Senior Quartet Champions and Midwinter Reps!

    At our spring convention in Lexington, Once Upon a Time, consisting of tenor Bob Hughes, lead Phil Kinser, Bass Dick Timmerman and baritone Bill Hankla, all members of the Mammoth Cave, KY chapter, were crowned Cardinal District Senior Quartet Champions. At our fall convention in Indianapolis, Once Upon a Time earned the right to represent the Cardinal District in the International Senior Quartet Competition at the Midwinter Convention in New Orleans. Congratulations! ... 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 →
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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LeadAc Registration is now open!

LeadAc Registration is now open!

Leadership Academy registration is now open – Leadership Academy (LeadAc, formerly known as “COTS”) is for every barbershopper who has an interest in making barbershopping better in their chapter and district.  It’s not just for chapter and district officers.  Come, make some new barbershopping friends, learn about leadership and hear ...

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Circle City Sound Christmas Show 2014

Circle City Sound Christmas Show 2014

It’s that time again – what could be better than good old Barbershop music at Christmas time?  Add in a whole family of singers and instrumentalists and a high school men’s choir and you’ve got the winning combination for a great holiday show. Join us as the Greater Indianapolis Chapter ...

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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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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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Louisville Thoroughbreds 2014 Holiday Show

Louisville Thoroughbreds 2014 Holiday Show

Winter Wonderland, a Thoroughbred Holiday Spectacular Memorial Auditorium, 979 S. 4th Street, Louisville KY 40203 Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 at 1:30 pm and 7:30 pm Tickets: $18.00 adults, $15.00 seniors, $10.00 children under 12 Chapter contact:  Lee Wolpert, 502 274-6474  

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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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Lexington Chapter Christmas Show 2014

Lexington Chapter Christmas Show 2014

Where:      Transylvania University – Haggin Auditorium, 300 N. Broadway Rd., Lexington KY When:       7:30 pm, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 Tickets:     $15.00 Contact:  Bob Haggard, Chapter Secretary, 859 277-7373

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Las Vegas Int’l Results!

Las Vegas Int’l Results!

Exciting things happened at the Barbershop Harmony Society’s International Convention in Las Vegas!  Congratulations to all the competitors. Top Finishers in the Quartet Contest: 1. Musical Island Boys [NZABS]  89.5% 2. Forefront [CAR] 89.1% 3. Main Street [SUN] 89.1 % 4. A Mighty Wind [DIX] 88.6% 5. Lemon Squeezy [SNOBS] ...

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Selecting A Quartet Coach

Selecting A Quartet Coach

At some point, in the life of every quartet, the need for a “fifth ear” or coach becomes a necessity.   Other than the desire to improve, it is generally because internal coaching can only go so far, and often not all quartet members take well or appreciate internal coaching.  This, ...

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Selecting Music For Your Quartet

Selecting Music For Your Quartet

So, you have finally found four guys who sound pretty good together, you seem socially compatible and you have matching socks.  Looks like the making of a new quartet!  The next step … what are we going to sing?  No doubt everyone has some excellent ideas but you just got ...

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