About the North Star Chorus

The North Star Chorus is an organization of male singers, who meet regularly to practice, perform, socialize, and have fun. We currently have over 30 singers of all ages, all walks of life, and all parts of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.

 

Performance

O.K. We like to rehearse, but the main purpose is to get out and sing for our community. We put on annual shows, a number of community events, and sing competitively. Our quartets also deliver Singing Valentines around Valentines Day. We are available to sing at your next function or event. If you're looking for a unique musical experience to liven up your event, please see our Hire Us section.

 

Education

In addition to sharing our music with others, another great passion of ours is learning more about the art of acappella singing. Vocal instruction is a regular part of chorus rehearsals, and a very important component of the chorus experience. A couple of times a year, we will get coaching from a visiting master in the art of barbershop, where we learn many fabulous tricks of the trade.

 

CompetitionIn the spring of every year, we participate in local competition. Competitions are a special time for quartets and choruses from our neighborhood to come together to sing for each other and get constructive feedback from a panel of judges. If we do well, we can advance to district and international level competitions.

 

Quartets

Most choruses have a number of members who form their own vocal quartets in addition to singing with the chorus. The North Star Chorus currently is home to a number of wonderful quartets, and we are very proud of them! See our Quartet page to learn more about them.

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Timbre! - Gordon Everest, Rich Bartel, Jym Hubble, and Ron Bullard

Affiliation

The North Star Chorus is a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, a non-profit organization of approximately 30,000 members in choruses and quartets, worldwide. The Headquarters is in Nashville, Tennessee.