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From Mike Lietke In late July, the Barbershop Harmony Society invited me to the first ever Performance Category Judging School in Nashville. As a then-current Presentation Judge, I had been preparing for months – yet many of us had the…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Nine of the 41 quartets in the Illinois District took advantage of intense coaching at IDAH. Somebody’s missing out!
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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.
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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.
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The 9th annual Southeastern Illinois Youth in Harmony Festival was a huge success. Hosted by the Coles County Chorus, 250 students from 13 high schools spent a day getting a crash course in four-part harmony.