Barbershop Quartet Day
About Barbershop Quartet Day
When is Barbershop Quartet Day? This holiday is always celebrated on April 11
Barbershop Quartet Day honors four guys with great voices. This April 11 holiday celebrates the founding of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 11, 1938. Barbershop Quartets date back to the early 1900s in America.
Barbershop quartets are a popular musical group. Musical selections are usually happy and light-hearted and allow full utilization of the voice ranges and skills of these great singers. Competitions at local and national levels encourage these groups to flourish.
How to Celebrate in Barbershop Quartet Day
Here are a few ideas how to celebrate this holiday:
- Look for an opportunity to listen to a Barbershop Quartet live or recorded.
- Learn more about them.
- Go get your haircut.
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History and Origin of Barbershop Quartet Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. Most likely, it was created by the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America to recognize the founding of their society. However, they do not make any reference to this day on their website.
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