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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 →

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 →

YIH High School Contest Results

Members of the Elgin Fox Valley Men of Harmony chapter sponsored and helped organize their annual Youth in Harmony Contest on Sunday, February 8 at Huntley High School. Students from Barrington, Huntley and Grant High Schools formed four girls quartets and five boys quartets, along with three ensembles from Huntley High School. The quartets and ensembles were judged […] 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 →

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 →

New Contest Format This Fall

The Brotherhood At our 2014 Spring House of Delegates Meeting, a motion was passed to change our Illinois District Contests and Conventions from two per year to a fall-only format.  This means that all of our Illinois District contests, except one, will now be contested during the fall contest sessions. Continue reading →

Illinois Represents in Vegas!

While the Illinois District competition representatives did not bring home any hardware from the Barbershop Harmony Society’s 76th annual International Convention, all three groups that took the stage for the district have a lot to be proud of. Continue reading →