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Hallmark of Harmony, a premier men’s barbershop, a cappella chorus

c Hallmark of Harmony, 2019

“We are back up in Sheffield now after one of the best weekends in this chorus’ history. We’ve been absolutely overwhelmed with the messages of love and support that we have received over the last couple of days. The British barbershop community is a truly wonderful thing and we are so proud to be part of it. There are far too many groups and individuals to thank but to everyone that has helped us on our journey, to everyone who stopped one of our members at convention to say congratulations and to everyone that has taken the time to send us a message since the weekend; we are eternally grateful and hugely humbled.” Hallmark of Harmony



We’re proud of and absolutely delighted for our friend and member of The BeZine core team, John Anstie (My Poetry Library and 42), and his friends and colleagues in Sheffield’s Hallmark of Harmony (HH) , a premier men’s barbershop, a cappella chorus in Britain.

Hallmark of Harmony logo (posted under Fair Use)

As part of a British Association of of Barbershop Singers 2019 Chorus of Champions Competition, HH just achieved best score of 83.2% under the musical direction of Tim Briggs.

John Anstie

Here is a sampling of HH in action. If you are viewing this from an email subscription, you’ll probably need to link through to the site to view the entire post. John is the gentleman on your left, second row, with hand over heart. The Hallmark of Harmony website is HERE.

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3 thoughts on “Hallmark of Harmony, a premier men’s barbershop, a cappella chorus

      1. Yes that’s true, Jamie, all seventy-nine of members of the chorus plus countless others who had a hand in the journey and its result.

        By way of background, the YouTube video above is of us doing a show in the Netherlands at the end of March this year, as guests of Holland Harmony. Another great weekend. It is also followed by our performance of “Without A Song”, arranged by Sam Hubbard (the guy who sang the solo in “Nearer My God To Thee”) along with the ladies of the Cheshire Chord Company (the current UK Champion Ladies Chorus, who were also guests of Holland Harmony).

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