Revived by Barbershop

One of the hallmarks of a truly transcendental experience, I’d wager, is the inability to ascribe words that adequately describe it. To that end, I’ll give myself some grace for really being at a loss for expressing what an unforgettable and uplifting weekend the Barbershop Revival with the Carolinas District of the Barbershop Harmony Society… Continue reading Revived by Barbershop

Magic, MLK, and Midwinter!

Hi, friends!! Well we know we’re late by a lot since we’ve had so much happen over the last two months… but now that our marathon is at a resting point, we just want to share the amazing experiences we’ve had. HALO for the Holidays! We enjoyed giving a terrific show of barbershop, holiday songs, and the… Continue reading Magic, MLK, and Midwinter!

Singing to Ourselves…

Hi there, followers! It’s been a few weeks since we’ve shared updates for folks to follow our discussion and process in this season of Race and #RealTalk. But we have been processing… The Fun Work- Barbershop! We’ve been incorporating a variety of ideas and discovering some new ones that enrich our concept of the dialogue… Continue reading Singing to Ourselves…

Race and #RealTalk- Reboot!

Hey, y’all! So due to an early surprise, we were on a little “time-out” with our Race and #RealTalk sessions… we were expecting the tenor-baby to be born in November, about a week from today. But she apparently did not think HALO traveling to ICC inches away from her birth was a wise decision, so… Continue reading Race and #RealTalk- Reboot!

Harmony Concerts and Coachings… OH, MY!

Hi, friends and followers! We have had so many incredible experiences these past couple of months, we hardly know where to begin… let’s pick up where we left off!   On June 30, we finally shared our Race and #RealTalk Concert program with the community. Many weeks of having tough discussions, processing complex information, perspectives… Continue reading Harmony Concerts and Coachings… OH, MY!

HALO Summer Happenings!

Hi, folks! Whew, so much has happened in a fairly short amount of time. For starters, HALO qualified to compete at Harmony, Inc. Internationals in November!   Also, we’d announced the great news that we would be going to Harmony University this July for the first time as recipients of the Red Caps Scholarship. We… Continue reading HALO Summer Happenings!

Guess Who’s Going to HARMONY UNIVERSITY!!!

About two months ago, Harmony University announced and celebrated a $50,000 endowment from the Barbershop Harmony Society to create the Grand Central Red Caps Scholarship for singers, educators, and directors of color. Beginning this year in 2018, an annual full scholarship award will be extended to 4 applicants of color with backgrounds in music education… Continue reading Guess Who’s Going to HARMONY UNIVERSITY!!!

What’s Good?

Hey, folks! HALO has been up to some things and it’s been a while since we’ve shared stories, so if you wanna hear ’em, here they go-   GIGS! Back in February, HALO sang on the Mid-Atlantic Harmony Sweeps contest at The Birchmere! It was a fun day and a fun crowd. A little birdie… Continue reading What’s Good?