National Barbershop Quartet Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 11, 2017 is National Barbershop Quartet Day.

Barbershop Quartet Day

On April 11, 1938 the Society for that Upkeep and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in the usa began in Tulsa, Oklahoma, marking the state celebration of Barbershop Quartet Day. The look of 4 putting on hay hats singing along with complex harmonies could be described as a cultural cornerstone from the nineteen forties.However, Barbershop Quartet is in no way a united states invention the recognition of barbershops in England among males throughout time of Shakespeare extended as far as with-house entertainment, frequently taking the type of a lutist supplying a tune that the queuing patrons could harmonize with. This concept and exercise grew to become popular in the usa in the western world throughout the late 1800s, though a banjo was frequently used rather than a lute.

UMSL choral studies Director Jim Henry performs on national television
UMSL choral studies Director Jim Henry performs on national television

The group discussed National Barbershop Quartet Day and performed a selection of their music. Henry has performed worldwide, including at New York City's Carnegie Hall, and leads the annual Acappellooza Summer camp at UMSL. View the performance ...

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Scharpling & Wurster: The Best of the Best Show

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There are all kinds of crazy non-holidays and semi-holidays: Feb. 22 is Walking the Dog Day, Nov. 14 is National Pickle Day, April 11 is Barbershop Quartet Day. Now we can add to them the newly minted International Read an E-Book Day. The new holday ...

And Now Jimmy Fallon's Barbershop Quartet Singing 'I Wanna Sex You Up' Because ...
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You can say what you want about Jimmy Fallon but he's pretty flawless when it comes to addressing the 90s. So it's always a treat when the barbershop quartet Ragtime Gals makes an appearance. Here they absolutely nail “I Wanna Sex You Up.” From now ...

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April 11, 2017 is also Day Of Silence, Pet Day