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Contest Winners & Convention Recap

Union Station Wins Buzz Haeger Trophy, Qualifies for Nashville Posting qualifying scores in both the semi-finals and finals, Union Station claimed the 2015 Illinois District Championship with an overall score of 77.0. Composed of veteran barbershoppers John Davis (bari), Jay Giallombardo (bass), Oliver Merrill (lead), and Steve Davis (tenor), this Chicagoland-based group will join 2010 […] Continue reading →

2015 Fall Contest & Convention Results

What a great contest weekend in Bloomington! Congratulations to all of our competitors who joined us at the BCPA. A special congratulations to our new district quartet champions, Union Station, and to our chorus champion, The Sound of Illinois! Scoresheets are available below, and other articles are soon to follow. International Chorus Contest Results | District Chorus […] Continue reading →

2015 Fall Convention Schedule Released

BCPA FRIDAY- September 25 1:30 pm: House of Delegates Meeting – Marriott Hotel (Beaufort Room) 3:00 pm-6:00 pm: Convention Registration/District Historical Display – Marriott Hotel (Note: Single event tickets sold at the BCPA only) 4:00 pm-6:00 pm: Quartet Corner/Tag Singing – Marriott Hotel (Beaufort Room) 6:00 pm-7:00 pm: BHS Reunion Chorus Rehearsal – BCPA (2nd floor) 6:30 […] Continue reading →

Competitor Order of Appearance Announced

Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts Quartet Order of Appearance (Friday Night): Happy Hour Abilene Paradox Upside Downers Tinnitus Ringtime Land Of Lincoln 4 Q’d Up Take Note Locked & Loaded Relative Harmony Greenridge Musical KaPeR The Committee Cruise Control Drive Time Sound IQ I Don’t Care Tribute True Blue Union Station No Excuses! Menagerie 74 and a quarter Velvet Hammer […] Continue reading →

The Best Seat In The House!

This fall, Harmony Foundation International and the Contest & Judging program are again teaming up to auction off the Best Seat in the House (BSITH). So if you’ve ever wanted to test out your judging chops, you can bid on a seat in the Judge’s pit at your District Contest and be a ‘Judge for a Day’. […] Continue reading →

Bloomington High School Barbershop Reunion

Who: Former Bloomington (IL) High School Barbershoppers The Bloomington High School Barbershoppers Reunion will be happening Sept. 25-27th, as part of the Illinois District Fall Convention. We will have a special event that will celebrate the origins of the Youth In Harmony program in the district, as well as one of the first youth barbershop choruses […] Continue reading →

Fall Convention Coming Soon!

Our annual convention is fast approaching! Check out the events page here to get a preview of the schedule and locations. Click here to join our facebook event, too!  Registration is now open online & via mail. If you register today, you’ll get the early bird all-events pass for only $35! We look forward to […] Continue reading →

Fall Convention Scores

We appreciate your patience as we waited for the official, double-checked and final scoresheets from the fall convention.  They are here, and you can download the sheets at the links inside. Continue reading →

Hail to the Champions!

The Illinois District’s first all-in-one convention was a big success as 11 choruses and 17 quartets crossed the stage. Congratulations to the winners and all the competing quartets and choruses! Continue reading →