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It is with great sadness we report that two longtime Illinois District brothers in harmony have graduated to the Chapter Eternal.
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If you want to be great, you need to learn contemporary a cappella's traditional refined martial art: Barbershop.
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Doubtless by now, you’ve all seen the picture with the caption, “Illinois District’s Newest Chapter” on the homepage of the District website. That newest chapter is made up of two of the District’s oldest Chapters, Joliet (1945 and 1955) and South Cook (1948), now merged into a single Will-Cook Chapter.
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In a rare display of political compromise, the Democratic governor of Illinois and the Republican mayor of the state capital set partisan differences aside. And it was barbershop that led to this nearly miraculous cease-fire in the middle of a contentious election season.
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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 Illinois District quartet championship seemed to be up for grabs this year with at least half a dozen quartets having a legitimate shot at the title. The prognosticators were right -- only four points separated the average scores of the top five quartets.
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The Illinois District's Fall 2012 Convention and Contest promised to be a good one, and it certainly lived up to expectations.
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