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Virtual Tags - London By Night

As the chorus continues to meet online during the COVID-19 pandemic, we've begun putting together short videos of song tags. We sing the tag individually and record video. We then submit those videos and they are compiled into one group video of a virtual tag. Here's our video of London By Night.


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Virtual Rehearsals

Although we are unable to rehearse together during the Covid-19 pandemic, we are holding virtual rehearsals each Monday night at 7:00 pm. We get together online to see how we are all doing, ask/answer questions discuss music we have been learning, learn ways to maintain our voice, and take care of chorus business.

If you are interested in our chorus and would like to join us during one of these rehearsals, give us a call at 817-642-9472 or send an email to [email protected] and someone will contact you on how to join in.

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Southwest Sound hosting Virtual Rehearsals due to COVID-19

We have suspended in-person rehearsals until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are continuing to meet via Zoom on a weekly basis. Let us know if you would like to join us on a Monday night at 7pm Central. 

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Chapter Opens Membership to Women

Embracing the Barbershop Harmony Society's vision of EVERYONE IN HARMONY, membership in the Fort Worth chapter is now open to women. We will continue to sing 4-part harmony using our repertoire of TTBB arrangements; however, many women have a vocal range within the upper three voice parts.

We welcome every person who loves to harmonize to consider joining us as we enrich lives through singing.

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What is Barbershop Harmony?

Quartet Champs… Main Street Explains!

Tony De Rosa of 2017 International Champion Quartet "Main Street" deconstructs barbershop for a choir students master class at Eagle Point (Oregon) High School. Bonus: At the near the end of the video he gives a great answer to the "What's the one piece of advice..." question!


Makes You Want To Sing! Right?

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From Harmonizers Past

In 1962, The Fort Worth Chapter, then known as the Cowtown Chorus, appeared on the cover of the March-April issue of The Harmonizer displaying the multi-colored uniforms worn on the opening night of Casa Manana’s “Music Man” performance the previous summer. I was perusing this issue recently when an article titled “The Way I See It” caught my eye. Among other things, this piece extols the value of Barbershop Harmony as local entertainment. This may not be news, but to this day we still have the same or similar discussions/debates.

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