A-Cappella.com: www.a-cappella.com Excellent source for purchasing CDs, tapes, DVDs, videos and sheet music of ALL forms of vocal music. More than 20,000 sound files to sample! Huge range of barbershop titles.
Primarily A Cappella: www.singers.com Another great source for ordering CDs, sheet music and videos of all forms of vocal music. In addition to listing information on the various groups and singers you can hear sample tracks from many of the hundreds of vocal harmony records available.
The Westminster Chorus: www.westminsterchorus.org Wow! Check out the exciting sounds of this superb young chorus, fresh from winning the 2010 BHS International Gold Medal - where they acheived the highest scores ever given in this competition. Westminster showed their versatility by winning the 2009 "Choir of the World" award in Wales. These guys ARE the new standard. "Barbershop for the 21st Century"... indeed!
Ambassadors of Harmony: www.aoh.org/home.htm Visit the home of the 2009 BHS International Champion Chorus, from St. Charles Missouri. Congratulations to MD Dr Jim Henry and all the guys!
Masters of Harmony: www.mastersofharmony.org 2011 BHS International Chorus Champions (and now 8-time winners!) from Santa Fe Springs California. The Masters are currently under the direction of Mark Hale, the lead from the 2001 International Champion quartet, Michigan Jake.
The Vocal Majority: www.vocalmajority.com 11-time BHS International Chorus Champions! This powerhouse chorus from Dallas, Texas are fine role-models for the world's barbershop community.
Toronto Northern Lights: www.northernlightschorus.com An outstanding chorus of around 50 singers, TNL won the 3rd place Bronze Medal at Kansas City 2011 with a colourfully dramatic performance set! Along with last year's 3rd Place, it heralds a brilliant return to form from the "Little Chorus that Could" who had a run of Silver Medal placings at the 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005 BHS International Chorus Championships. A true inspiration to smaller choruses around the world.
A Cappella Arrangements
Barbershop Harmony Society - Music Library: www.harmonymarketplace.com/orderingmusic.html Hundreds of song arrangements available from all the top arrangers. The BHS catalogue is the largest collection of barbershop and the first place to look for a tune to sing.
Aaron Dale Arrangements: www.dalearrangements.com/ One of the young rising stars on the arranging scene, Aaron has provided charts for top quartets Crossroads, Realtime & OC Times in addition to the Louisville Times, the Masters of Harmony and of course the mighty Westminster Chorus.
Larry Wright: www.larrywrightmusic.com/ Find an arrangement from one of barbershop's most experienced performer/arrangers, Mr Larry Wright. Sheet music can also come complete with all parts on professional-quality learning tapes and CDs. His new website makes the search easier.
Ricci Adams' Music Theory: www.musictheory.net Great site where the elements of music theory are explained through a progressive series of easy-to-understand animated lessons, often assisted by sound and downloadable charts. Perfect for beginners or to brush-up on your existing musical knowledge. * Now with downloadable ipad and iphone aps! * Smart stuff!