Rock and Roll? No! Lock and Ring!

Think you know what Barbershop singing is?  Have another listen and feel  the power of women’s voices coming together!

Harmony comes to Rhode Island in a BIG WAY on Friday and Saturday, April 24th and 25th as Quartets and Choruses from all over New England  and Eastern Ontario compete for the Area Title!

Quartet Competition

MoonstruckFriday, April 24, 2015

5:30 PM

And featuring performance by  2014 Harmony, Inc. International Quartet Champions  Moonstruck

Chorus Competition

NEVIHSaturday, April 25, 2015 

11:00 AM

And featuring performance by

2014 Harmony, Inc.. International Chorus Champions New England Voices in Harmony

Directed by Renée Tramack

Tickets available at the door at $15 per person per event

Location: West Warwick High School

1 Webster Drive, West Warwick, RI 02893

For more information, call Barbara-Ann MacIntosh at 401-560-0073,

Harmony, Inc. is an international, non-profit organization whose purpose is to empower all women through education, friendship and a cappella singing in the barbershop style.

Harmony Heritage Chorus to Host Area Competition in 2015

Photo by Best Bets Photography
Photo by Best Bets Photography

Harmony Heritage Chorus, a proud chapter of Harmony Incorporated, will host the international organization’s 2015 Area 2 Contest and Convention (AC&C).  For four days in April, the chapter will join other ladies’ choruses and quartets from all over the Northeastern US, Quebec and part of Ontario in an all a cappella competition and celebration.

The event will take place from April 23-26 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI, and the contests will be held on Friday and Saturday afternoons at the West Warwick High School.  Choruses and quartets with qualifying scores will go on to compete at the International Contest and Convention (IC&C) to be held in November in Verona, New York.

Harmony Heritage Chorus, under the direction of Bob O’Connell, has members hailing from all over Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.  The organization is a local chapter of Harmony, Inc., an international organization whose purpose is to empower all women through education, friendship and a cappella singing in the barbershop style. .

The chorus holds open rehearsals on Tuesday evenings from 7:15 – 9:45 PM at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on 50 Park Place in Pawtucket, RI.  Visitors are welcome to come and listen, and women are welcome to join chorus members on the risers.

For more information, contact Barbara-Ann MacIntosh at 401-560-0073,

Harmony Heritage Installs 2014-15 Directors

“This candle shines with the Light of Harmony. Although it is burning with the Light of our Membership, the Light of our Leadership and the Light of our Music, it shines apart.  For true Harmony belongs to no one, but to everyone. It shines as a beacon, perpetually, for those who would lift their voices above mere song in the true spirit and light of Harmony, Incorporated.”


On May 14th, Harmony Heritage installed new Directors for the 2014-15 season.

Harmony from our hearts, as well as voices;
Affection for each other, oft expressed;
Radiant with our love of barbershop;
Mindful of our principles and ideals;
Outstretched hands to every race and creed;
Neatness in our dress and in our thinking;
Young in heart, for singing keeps us young;
Inspired with our desire to grow and flourish;
Nourished by devotion to our music;
Constructive in our work for Harmony, Incorporated


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We thank outgoing Directors Anne Diggle and Barbara Gruber for their service over the past year.  We also thank Diane Coates of New England Voices in Harmony for being our installing officer.

New Officers and Directors are:

  • President: Gayle Jordan
  • Vice President/Membership: Linda Noble
  • Treasurer: Josie LaFrance
  • Corresponding Secretary: Marj Andrew
  • Recording Secretary: Carol Green
  • Parliamentarian: Winnie Poliquin
  • Directors at Large: Joan Cooper and Jeanne Chapman


Providence area Women's Barbershop chorus

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