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The 2017 British Barbershop Chorus Champions

We only just went and won our 10th BABS Gold Medal! Competing with 36 other Choruses In a fiercely fought battle for the top spot we're delighted that all the hard work paid off. 
We opened with the beautiful ballad, "You Keep Coming Back Like A Song", and had some fun with, Mark Hale's arrangement of 'The Chordbusters March'.

This level of performance takes many months of preparation from a team of people both on and off the stage - Rob, Mark, Linda, Brian, Cindy, Alan, Maz, Paul, Alex, Alex dB, Steve & Dec; you're awesome!

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Highly Successful show with the Fabulous "Ringmasters"

A Capacity audience in Bristols St Georges Hall were treated to a sensational showcase of the very best Barbershop / A Cappella singing, possibly unsurpassed in this country. Featuring The fabulous Ringmasters from Sweden Ringmasters event page an outstanding Quartet who became International Quartet Champions in 2012. The Great Western Chorus of Bristol were proud to share the stage with these superstars, but the GWC with their usual panache entralled the excited patrons with their mixture of fun, seriousness and yes! more fun!

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GWC Harmony CD featuring Contemporary A Cappella nomination "Shenandoah"

Exciting news! 

The following are the nominees for the 2017 Contemporary A cappella Recording Awards. Congratulations to all who participated and good luck to the nominees! The winners will be announced on April 8 at a live awards ceremony at Boston Sings [BOSS], and then right here on casa.org!

"Shenandoah" from Harmony! The Great Western Chorus of Bristol.

It's in contention with these 3 songs from the following fabulous artistes

"Popular" from Take 4, Take 4 
"Georgia On My Mind" from The Loveliest Thing, Forefront 
"Zoot Suit Riot" from Vocal Spectrum V, Vocal Spectrum 

Shenandoah" from Harmony!, The Great Western Chorus.

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