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Articles about CSLT, IDAH, Youth in Harmony, and other district education efforts.

Spring Harmony Jamboree registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 2016 Spring Harmony Jamboree! Click HERE to register!   And click here for a schedule of events!  Thanks to a generous gift from the Illinois District Endowment Assurance (IDEA), all participants who register in advance will receive free admission! Want to learn more about IDEA? Click here, and consider making a donation […] Continue reading →

IDAH 2015 Recap

Last Saturday, February 21st, 2015, over 200 people gathered at the Parke Regency Hotel in Bloomington, Illinois for a day full of education, harmony, coaching, and fun at IDAH. Some of the best and biggest names in the society were on-hand to deliver personalized coaching, vocal production classes, & barbershop history classes. These names include […] Continue reading →

2015 NIBC Leadership Summit Summary

Last Saturday, Jan 24th, 2015, some 33 chapter officers and members from Elgin, Arlingtones, Aurora, Northbrook, Lake County, Greater Rockford, Rockford Second City, Rock Island and Chicago Metro Chapters met at the First United Methodist Church in Elgin to improve their leadership skills and exchange ideas for improving their chapters. Organized by the Northern Illinois […] Continue reading →

Barbershop at Music Educators Conference

For some time now, Terry and Michelle Adams have hosted a booth at the annual Illinois Music Educators Association meeting in Peoria.  As usual, several students and educators stopped by and tried out a few pieces of the music. Even Dr. Jim Henry, who was serving as a guest choral clinician, stopped to check out the booth. Continue reading →

Training Chapter Leadership

While we may be members of a singing society, we depend on our chapters to give us the framework for a variety of quality singing experiences. That means a chapter needs a few good men to do the grunt work to sustain chapter operations. Continue reading →