Email us to find out how to become a member. We would love to have you join us!
If you would like to audition, please let us know and we will set up a date and time with our Music Team!
Grand Harmony Chorus is more than just an a cappella ensemble—it is a community... We love getting together each week (we come from Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Woolwich, Perth and Wellington Counties and beyond) and be part of an awesome and encouraging singing community.
If you love to sing, you're invited to visit Grand Harmony Chorus and discover your inner star!
When we go live, you will have the opportunity to hear us perform four-part, a cappella harmony, and you'll be invited to join us on the risers to experience the music, sense of community and fun for which Grand Harmony Chorus is known! We are meeting In Person and Streaming (Hybrid Rehearsals).
There are so many reasons to join!
Most of the singing organizations, are opening their doors to Hybrid Rehearsals. By becoming a Member, you would have the opportunity to join in weekly zoom rehearsal or streamed rehearsal , enjoy great learning opportunities, like online coaches, workshops and take part in online social activities, and be part of an awesome and encouraging singing community.
It is an opportunity for women who love to sing to join the GRAND HARMONY CHORUS.
Women of all ages are invited to attend. If you're a woman who loves to sing, we'd love to meet you!
"You'll come for the music, but you'll stay for the community. I only wish I had found out about this style of singing years ago!"
Visit us and find out for yourself about the richness that singing a cappella harmony can bring to your life!
BARBERSHOP SINGING FOR WOMEN
In simple terms, barbershop harmony is vocal harmony produced by four parts: lead, tenor, baritone and bass. Finding the right part for your voice is the initial step. Any woman of average singing ability, with or without vocal training, will find a part that fits her range.
Tenor is a harmony part sung consistently above the lead. Although tenor is the highest voice in barbershop harmony, it should not be confused with soprano of conventional singing groups. The tenor should have a light, sweet, pure tone that will complement but not overpower the lead voice. The range for tenor is from G above middle C to high F on the top line of the clef.
Lead is the melody and is sung in the range between A below middle C, and C above middle C.
Baritone covers approximately the same range as lead. The baritone harmony notes cross the lead notes, sometimes sung below and sometimes above. Baritones must constantly adjust their balance to accommodate their position in the chord.
Bass singers should have a rich, mellow voice and be able to easily sing the E-flat below middle C. Basses should not be confused with the alto of conventional groups. Many altos can sing the bass part, but others are much better suited to lead or baritone, depending on range and vocal quality.
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