Welcome to BinG!

Barbershop in Germany!

Barbershop singing is a subspecies of a cappella music that was created in America at the beginning of the 20th century and has been cherished and cultivated since 1938 by the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America or simply the Barbershop Harmony Society. At least the male version.


However, the German Barbershop Association BinG! (Barbershop in Germany) is an organisation for German choruses and quartets in any, even mixed, line-up. With numerous events and activities, the association contributes to improving the exchange of experiences and knowledge, which has led to a significant increase in the quality of the groups - surely one of the reasons why barbershop music is becoming more and more well-known in the German a cappella scene.

Harmony College 2019

October 3 - 6, 2019

BinG! Harmony College - the biggest workshop and coaching weekend for barbershop singers in Germany is taking place every year at the beginning of October.

Barbershop Music Festival

April 3 - 5, 2020

Every 2 years BinG! hosts the Barbershop Music Festival with the national Barbershop Championship, the World Mixed Championships and amazing performances from guests from all over the world.

BinG! Ensembles

Find a group to sing with near you

There are over 23 choruses in Germany - which one is for you?


New Board for BinG!

On 05.10.2018 the BinG! general meeting has elected a new BinG! board. After the 2-year term of General Manager Franziska Dickhut ended, she did not let herself be put up for election again. President Gabriele von Rauch and treasurer Anna Taferner resigned outside of their term of office.


Title Organizer Date
Sing mal wieder in Köln Erster Kölner Barbershop Chor Sun, 13/01/2019 - 7:00pm
A Cappella double treat in München La BOOM! Sat, 09/02/2019 - 7:00pm
A Cappella double treat in Immenstadt im Allgäu La BOOM! Sat, 16/02/2019 - 8:00pm
With a song in my heart in Bergisch-Gladbach Erster Kölner Barbershop Chor Sat, 30/03/2019 - 7:30pm
Barberpapas A-Cappella Barbershop in Siegen Barberpapas Sun, 05/05/2019 - 4:00pm
TAKE FOUR – 33 years of entertainment acapella in Kiel Take Four Sat, 18/05/2019 - 8:00pm
BinG! Harmony College 2019 in Oberwesel Thu, 03/10/2019 - 3:00pm
Barbershop Music Festival 2020 in Dortmund Fri, 03/04/2020 (All day)