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Barbershop in Germany!

Barbershop originated in the US when men in the Southern states went to the barbershop to get a haircut and started singing a cappella in 4-part-harmony with each other in the early 20th century. In 1938 the "Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America" or simply put "Barbershop Harmony Society" was founded and has been one of the driving organizations to promote Barbershop singing world wide. 


The German Barbershop organization BinG! (Barbershop in Germany) was founded in 1991 and has always been a mixed organization: Female, Male and mixed quartets and choruses singing, competing and learning together. 


BinG!'s focus is to promote Barbershop music in Germany through an educational offering, contests and various networking activities to engage members and improve the quality of the groups' performances.  Thus, Barbershop is becoming more well known with the a cappella crowd in Germany. 

Harmony College

Workshop weekend in Sep/Oct

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 Musikfestival 2018

6 - 8 April 2018

Every 2 years BinG! hosts the "Barbershop Musikfestival" with the national competition, 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?