“Music expresses what cannot be said and what it is impossible to keep quiet”

Victor Hugo

“Who hears Music feels his solitude peopled at once”

Robert Browning

“Music acts like a magic key, which opens the most tightly closed heart”

Maria Augusta von Trapp

“If weren’t for Music, I would think that love is mortal”

Mark Helprin

“If Music is a place – then Jazz is the city, Folk is the wilderness, Rock is the road, Classical is a temple and Barbershop the village square”

Vera Nazarian and Laura Romero

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without”

Confucius

“There is something primitively soothing in Music, that makes me feel ten feet tall”

Eric Clapton

“Music can change the world because it can change people”

Bono

“Music is the poetry of the air”

Jean Paul Richter

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and sensory life”

Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is the harmonious work of creation, an echo of the invisible world”

Giuseppe Mazzini

“Music is an outburst of the soul”

Frederick Delius

“Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything”

Plato

“Music is a way to dream together and to go to another dimension”

Cecilia Bartoli

“Music, true Music, doesn’t sound: it travels straight through your body””

Belén Lopegui

“Music is the shorthand of emotion”

Leon Tolstoi

Entertain

“Provide (someone) with amusement or enjoyment”

Oxford Dictionaries

Surprise

“Cause (someone) to feel mild astonishment or shock”

Oxford Dictionaries

Thrill

“A sudden feeling of excitement and pleasure”

Oxford Dictionaries

We may talk about melodies, lyrics, rhythms. We may talk about interpretation, about communication and connection. Then we’ll be talking about songs.

But we may also talk about emotions, stories, heartbeats. We may talk about encounters, mutual understanding, about magic. Then, we’ll be talking about barbershop.

We sing to have fun; to create a space for camaraderie where we can freely share emotions with the audience and infect them with our passion for singing.