• 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. ... 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 →
  • Your new Senior Champions!

    2015 Cardinal District Senior Quartet Champions (L to R) Paul Gabriel (tenor), Dan Johnson (lead), Brad McAlexander (bass), and Jeff Goshorn (baritone).  Dan and Jeff are members of the Ft. Wayne chapter; Paul and Brad are members of the Greater Indianapolis chapter. Congratulations! ... Read more →
Cardinal District Events Calendar

Cardinal District Events Calendar

2015 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 School, South Bend June 13 – Greater Indianapolis Circle City Sound Annual Show “A Night at the Movies”  at the ...

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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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2015 International Quartet Representatives

  Top to bottom:  Forefront, Instant Classic, Late Shift, 7th Avenue, The Rooftops, Without a Doubt (Collegiate) Pictures submitted by: Kevin Hughes and Theo Hicks

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A “Tribute to Mom” with the Summit City Chorus

A “Tribute to Mom” with the Summit City Chorus

The Ft. Wayne chapter’s Summit City Chorus and quartets present their Dinner/Show “Tribute to Mom” Date/Time:  Sunday, May 3, 12:30 pm (dinner), 1:45 pm (show) Place:  Ceruti’s Summit Park, 6601 Innovation Blvd, Ft. Wayne, IN 46818 Tickets: $25.00 for dinner & show. $15.00 for the show only. To purchase tickets, ...

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Member Spotlight – Romy Francis

Member Spotlight – Romy Francis

As part of our “Every Barbershopper has a Story” theme, enjoy the second in our ongoing series of “Member Spotlight” features.  In this episode, Romy Francis, member of Columbia City, Indiana’s Chain-O-Lakes Chorus, shares his Barbershop story.

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Circle City Sound’s Annual Show

Circle City Sound’s Annual Show

The Greater Indianapolis Chapter returns to the stage of the beautiful Palladium in Carmel, Indiana, for their annual show featuring the music of the movies.  The Circle City Sound Chorus and chapter quartets, Instant Classic, Late Shift, The Rush and The Reen Family Singers will sing your favorites from classic ...

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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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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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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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