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Articles about the history of the Illinois District.

Quartetting…..for Life !

By Bob Squires, ILL District Historian Take a look at this photo. You old timers will recognize those faces in no time. You youngsters may not have a clue. Undoubtedly there is a lot of history represented here…but it goes way beyond that. This picture and the men in it represent a historical legacy that may not ever […] 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 →

215 Years of ILL District Experience

These four men are well known for their barbershop activities in the Illinois District.  They all attended the 64th Annual Sterling Rock Falls Show on April 25th. Though they didn’t actually sing on the show, they could have. They have 215 years (average 53 years) of barbershop experience, all of it in Illinois.  In the […] Continue reading →