The Barbershop Harmony Society, legally and historically named the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. (SPEBSQSA), is the first of several organizations to promote and preserve barbershop music as an art form.
Our focus is on nothing less than creating a better world, singing. We have become a driving force for singing as an asset that changes lives and improves communities. Our work is built upon four pillars: ? Through the medium of barbershop harmony, we provide essential services and events that expand, support and celebrate a global community of singer/artists. ? Through the medium of barbershop harmony, we elevate artistic and leadership skills for this community, through education and best practices, including our signature Harmony University. ? Through the medium of barbershop harmony, we promote lifelong singing as a core community asset, with a variety of outreach programs and partnerships aimed at singers, youth, and music educators. ? We scale our impact by building a strong, balanced financial platform driven by social enterprises, individual philanthropy, and in the future, institutional philanthropy.