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Thursday, October 12 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Barbershop Harmony; Yes You Can

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Music teachers say they can't teach barbershop harmony because (1) they don't know how, (2) it's complicated, (3)they were never taught how, etc. Now is your chance to hear from a peer that knows how it works and why students get excited to sing those harmonies.


Paul Girard

Youth In Harmony Chairman, Pacific Coast Harmony, Barbershop Harmony Society
Paul Girard was a Naval oFficer and government contractor in technical fields. When he retired, he continued singing barbershop harmony, which he took up late in life after experiencing the close harmonies. He found a calling in helping youth find the joys of barbershop harmony, fostering... Read More →

Barbara Toombs

Choral Teacher, Marston Middle School, SDUSD
Barbara Toombs has a BA in MU ED (vocal/instrumental) from SDSU and a teaching certificate from National U. She has been teaching for 25 years. She encouraged her students to attend several barbershop workshops and was delighted by their enthusiasm and the skills they learned. She... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Casa del Prado Room 103 1650 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Attendees (3)