Much of what we do is centered
around learning the craft of Barbershop singing. The roots of
Barbershop come from songs in the late 1800's and early 1900's.
While the style has changed to keep current with musical tastes,
it still follows some basic structure: four parts, close harmony, lots
of 7th chords, expanded sound and, of course, a capella (without
The Harmonizers repertoire includes some of the old songs
from the early 1900's up to the 1940's - and some of the more
"contemporary" songs from the 1950's, 60's and 70's.
If you have an
ear for music - or can read music, that will help, but it's not
necessary. Some of us can't read music either!
Be our guest at
a Tuesday practice - 7:00 p.m. - and see and
hear what we're all about!
Weekly practices - come and visit us on a Tuesday night !!
In response to Covid-19,
Harmonizers have cancelled our Tuesday night Chorus practices and Thursday morning VLQ practices for the near
future. We will also not be engaging in any new sing-outs within the
In the meantime we are
perodically getting together via 'Zoom' - if you would like to join our
Zoom meetings/practices, as a guest, please contact David at
** Our Old-timers VLQ Group gets together for some harmony at
Sunnybrook United Church, Red Deer - usually on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each
month at 10am.