Who is the best barbershop quartets? Notable past quartets include Keepsake, Max Q, Metropolis, Platinum and Rounders. While their involvement within the Barbershop Harmony Society is impressive, all four members have been or currently are performers at Walt Disney World with the Dapper Dans of Main St. USA and/or the Voices of Liberty.
What is a female barbershop quartet called? All-female barbershop quartets were often called beauty shop quartets, a term that has fallen out of favor. The voice parts for women’s and mixed barbershop groups use the same names as those for male groups since the roles perform similar functions in the quartet although the vocal ranges may be different.
How much is a barbershop quartet? On average, professional barbershop quartets cost $200-$300 for a short performance. The exact price will vary depending on your location, the number of songs you want to be performed, and the experience and skill level of the singers.
What makes for a good barbershop song? According to BHS, the ideal balance in a chorus is about 40% bass, 30% lead, 20% baritone and 10% tenor singers. Filling the gap between the chorus and the quartet is what is known as a VLQ or Very Large Quartet, in which more than four singers perform together, with two or more voices on some or all of the four parts.