Becoming a Member
If you are interested in becoming Barbershopper you must first visit The Full Circle Chorus four times and pass an audition before being invited to join. Annual dues are $107(US) for the Barbershop Harmony Society, District dues ranging from $9.50 to $65.00 and chapter dues of average $25.00 - surprisingly low considering the fun and fellowship you will have.

"What part do I sing?" Here are typical ranges of men (M) and women (F) singing ranges for each part.

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  A  B  C  D  E  F  G
F Tenor                                               E--------------------------G
M Tenor                                      B-----------------------C
F Lead                                 g-----Bb-------------------Bb--c
F Bari                                 G--------------------------Bb
F Bass                     c---- Eb-------------------------G
M Lead                        D--------------------------F
M Bari                     C--------------------------E
M Bass         F--------------------------------C

As a New member, you will receive a package of materials to enhance your understanding of the Society and its programs. You also receive your official Society lapel pin, membership certificate, and free music to get you started.

  A portion of your membership dues includes a subscription to The Harmonizer, the Society's bimonthly magazine. The Harmonizer will add greatly to the enjoyment and understanding of this hobby.

PoleCat Songs
As a new Barbershop singer you will hear the term “PoleCats”. PoleCats are a group of easy to sing and “ring” songs that all barbershoppers know. The Polecats enable barbershoppers from any district to enjoy singing together in quartets and conventions, schools and society gatherings. Many quartets have been formed by four men singing a polecat song together!

Be our guest for a few weeks to see what you think. Then, if you're as keen as we all are, you'll want to become a member and enjoy this hobby of ours to the fullest. If you don't already know someone in the society, give us a call at (800) 611-8830 and find out what you need to know.

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