a cappella joy
We are women who love to sing well and have fun at the same time! We range in age from 13 to 73 and we come from all walks of life, but we share the same love of music and dedication to excellence. We are always on the lookout for new members, so if you love to sing and are willing to work hard, then don't hesitate to join us. "What happens in AJoy....should happen to you!"
Jet Cities Chorus
You've never heard anything like the Jet Cities Chorus, located in Federal Way, Washington. This group of talented women sings a wide range of music -- from Broadway classics to barbershop to today’s popular hits -- in four-part, a cappella harmony. Jet Cities Chorus members are women from all walks of life, of all ages, and from all over the Greater Seattle/Tacoma, Washington area. Some are semi-professional musicians ... and some last sang in their high school choir ... but we all love to sing and perform! Come join us!
Pacific Sound Chorus
At Pacific Sound Chorus, our mission statement says: "To promote and preserve the a cappella style of vocal harmony through continuing vocal education and performance opportunities for women of all ages and diversity". Translation: talented and diverse women of all ages and backgrounds have the incredible opportunity to receive first-class vocal education and to perform throughout the community, all while participating in their shared joy of singing at Pacific Sound Chorus.Check out our website and learn more about a cappella singing, our chapter, and the women and music of the Pacific Sound Chorus.
Sweet Adelines International
Sweet Adelines International is a highly respected worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance.
1 North Atlantic - New England
2 Border Lakes Region - Michigan and Ontario
3 Lake Michgan - Michigan, Indiana, Illinois
4 East Central - Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia
5 Midwest Gateway - Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Iowa
6 Can-Am - Manitoba, Ontario, South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Iowa
7 Midwest Plains - Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska
8 Rocky Mountain - Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Utah
9 Atlantic Gulf - Florida, Georgia
10 Great Gulf Coast - Texas, Louisiana
11 Sequoia Pacifica - Southern California
12 Pacific Shores - Northern California, Nevada, Hawaii
13 North Pacific - Washington, Idaho
14 Blue Ridge - Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina
15 Greater New York - New York, New Jersey
16 Lake Ontario - Ontario, New York
17 Lake Erie - Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania
19 Atlantic Bay-Mountain - Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
21 Golden West - California, Arizona, Texas, Nebraska, New Mexico
22 Mid-America - Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois
23 Heart of Dixie - Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida
24 Mount 'n Shore - Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon
25 Heart of America - Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri
26 Canadian Maple Leaf - western Canada
31 Quartet of Nations - England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the Netherlands
32 Nordic Light - Sweden
34 Southern Cross - Australia
35 New Zealand
Barbershop Harmony Society
The Barbershop Harmony Society brings men together in harmony and fellowship to enrich lives through singing.
BABS - British Association of Barbershop Singers
The British Association of Barbershop Singers is a registered charity, whose aim is to promote the education of people of any age in the enjoyment of Harmony Singing in the Barbershop Style.
LABBS - Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers
LABBS is the only British Ladies Barbershop Association in the UK.
AAMBS - Australian Association of Male Barbershop Singers
The Australian Barbershop community is vibrant collection of male singers from all over Australia, who gather together to sing tight, exciting four-part harmonies in quartets and in choruses.
NZABS - The New Zealand Association of Barbershoppers Inc.
All over New Zealand there are men enjoying singing in the barbershop style. They meet as quartets or as choruses and love to sing with each other and to entertain the public of new Zealand.
A vibrant organization of women of all ages, recognized for world-class singing in the barbershop style and promoting bonds of friendship.
World Harmony Council
An organization of barbershop societies around the world.
Scotland's Harmony Junction
Once a year since 1997 the five Barbershop Choruses in Scotland have met to celebrate the hobby of Barbershop Harmony and they called it Scotland's Harmony Junction.
BinG! - Barbershop in Germany
Since BinG! was founded in 1991, many new barbershop choruses and quartets have come into being in Germany, creating their wonderful sounds on the stage with animated enjoyment.
DABS - Dutch Association of Barbershop Singers
FABS - Finnish Association of Barbershop Singers
FABS was founded in 2004 to promote and support barbershop in Finland. The aim is to increase interest in 4-part a cappella singing among juniors as well as seniors who have singing as their hobby.
The largest Dutch organization for female barbershoppers.
IABS - Irish Association of Barbershop Singers
SABS - Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers
SNOBS - Society of Nordic Barbershop Singers
SNOBS is an association aiming to spread, develop and preserve Barbershop style in choruses and quartets throughout the Nordic countries.