Category Archives: Singing

Extreme Barbershop

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Barbershop singer with moustache

Extreme Quartets.  What’s that you say?  A barbershop quartet is not what you might think – four old men with moustaches and straw boaters, though sometimes the lady singers might have a moustache. These days a barbershop quartet is likely to be four young women or even four random strangers with a common love of tight harmonies sung a cappella…. Read more »

Barbershop Convention Done. Now, cake!

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barbershop singers love vegan brownies and cake

Our annual barbershop convention and national competition is over and I can get back to writing here and making videos for YouTube.  Every year my a cappella chorus, Guildford Harmony, competes in the LABBS (that’s Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers) competition.  We work hard with extra rehearsals, focussed practice at home on our own, sourcing costumes, having multiple dress rehearsals.  Then… Read more »