The Barbershop Harmony Society

Since 1938, the Barbershop Harmony Society has been made up of men of all ages, from all walks of life, who love to sing. The Barbershop Harmony Society consists of:

  • More than 32,000 members in more than 825 chapters in the United States and Canada.  We are the world's largest all-male singing society.
  • Approximately 2,000 quartets registered with The Barbershop Harmony Society headquarters; an estimated 1,000 more quartets are active but not officially registered.
  • Affiliated organizations in: Australia, Finland, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, The Netherlands, and Great Britain. There are also barbershop singers in Denmark, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Uganda, China, Hungary, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Iceland, and the Russian Federation.
  • Governed by an elected board of directors; administered by a 50-person professional staff at Harmony Hall in Nashville, Tennessee.