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June 4, 2017 - 8:24pm

Music First! featured guests include the quartet “4.0”, 2015 BHS Evergreen district champion who will be competing in their fourth BHS International contest in July.  They are four men with a passion for a cappella harmony who have joined together to form an exceptional quartet, “4.0” (Four-...

May 23, 2017 - 8:10pm

Music First! featured guests include the Wink quartet, 2016 Sweet Adelines Region 13 champion and International contestant.  Wink’s members include Kay Keating, tenor, Melanie McGuire, lead, who sings with the Olympia Chorus and directs the men's chorus Puget Sounders, Anna Chamberlain, baritone...

May 10, 2017 - 3:27pm

Membership VP Isaac Banner leads Spring Sing participants in introducing themselves to the chorus.  Spring Sing participants who want to will participate in our upcoming performances, called Music First!, singing the songs that they’ve learned during the program.

The chorus chose...

May 4, 2017 - 9:53pm

For the second week of the Spring Sing program, the chorus was joined by the current class of 26 Spring Singers making for about 70 men on the risers.  After warmups for the combined chorus, the Spring Singers departed for their group instruction with...

April 13, 2017 - 6:43am

Another former Sing, Sing, Singer is Matt Astle, who participated in the program in the fall of 2011, having heard of the program through a Facebook posting. Matt says, “What I loved immediately was how people treated me. That first night I came home and my wife asked me how it went. I said, ‘...

April 8, 2017 - 2:58pm

As part of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), Northwest Sound participates in the society’s regular rhythm of competitions.  The annual cycle of three levels of competition covers about 15 months, so the cycles overlap.  In the spring choruses take part in the local or Division competitions....

April 3, 2017 - 9:16pm

Begun in 2010, sing! Sing! SING! (SSS) is Northwest Sound’s program of providing free a capella singing training for men of the community.  Participants are given free group music lessons, sheet music and training media, participation in...

November 17, 2016 - 8:53pm

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Northwest Sound men’s chorus three-peated as Evergreen District Chorus Champions on Saturday October 15th with a score of 1490 (82.8 average).  Highlighting the performance were Music and Singing category scores averaging 85 for our ballad Tomorrow is...

August 15, 2016 - 3:25pm

Northwest Sound is thrilled to have represented the Evergreen District of the Barbershop Harmony Society at this year's 2016 International competition.  We sang a set with Strange Sight from the 2014 movie Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast arranged by our very own Director Kenny Potter...

February 19, 2016 - 5:02pm

Northwest Sound was proud to send our youth chorus, Emerald City Sound, to the Barbershop Harmony Society Youth Chorus Festival in Reno, Nevada.  Under the direction of Travis Tabares, the guys...

October 22, 2015 - 11:48am

Check out the video of our 2015 Evergreen District winning performance! 


"Tomorrow is Promised to No One"




October 21, 2015 - 5:37pm

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Northwest Sound men’s chorus repeated as Evergreen District Chorus Champions on Saturday with a score of 1490 (82.8 average). Coming in a close second was the SenateAires out of Salem Ore. who scored 1482 (82.3 average). Northwest Sound will represent the Bellevue chapter...