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Free group a cappella singing lessons! Or, do you miss singing? Open to everyone- young, old, male, female, non-binary, singers, non-singers, music-readers, non-music readers, shower & car singers. The Arlingtones is a non-profit co-ed barbershop-style singing group dedicated to preserving and performing barbershop music in and around Arlington VA. Our 20-member chapter belongs to the national Barbershop Harmony Society. Since 1957, our chorus and quartets have a fun tradition of providing clean, energetic, quality entertainment for a variety of functions to include holiday concerts, singing valentines, free guest lessons and holiday cheer at metro stations. In the fall of each year we produce and perform an original barbershop production with the chorus, our quartets and guest performers. Singers of all levels, ages and ranges are welcome to join our rehearsals any time, whether to just listen to what it's all about or to start learning one of the famous Barberpole Cat songs. Guests can sing with the chorus, one of our fun quartets, or both!

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weekly open rehearsal

Gunston Middle School music room

Free a cappella singing lessons! Or, do you miss singing? Even you shower singers, carpool karaoke heroes and walking warblers can sing barbershop harmony. Walk-ins are welcome to join us or just come listen out of curiosity. We sing a combination of traditional barbershop "polecats" and newer close harmony songs and we'll help you figure out which part fits you best!

3rd week of free 5-wk "Ready Set Sing" group barbershop singing lessons

Gunston Middle School music room

Free barbershop group singing lessons! During this 5-week series, we'll teach newcomers and beginners to sing "California Dreamin" in 4-part barbershop harmony. Don't worry about which part you'll sing- we'll help you figure out if you're a bass, baritone, lead or tenor.

weekly open rehearsal

Gunston Middle School music room

Free a cappella singing lessons! Or, do you miss singing? Even you shower singers, carpool karaoke heroes and walking warblers can sing barbershop harmony. Walk-ins are welcome to join us or just come listen out of curiosity. We sing a combination of traditional barbershop "polecats" and newer close harmony songs and we'll help you figure out which part fits you best!

4th week of free 5-wk "Ready Set Sing" group barbershop singing lessons

Gunston Middle School music room

Free barbershop group singing lessons! During this 5-week series, we'll teach newcomers and beginners to sing "California Dreamin" in 4-part barbershop harmony. Don't worry about which part you'll sing- we'll help you figure out if you're a bass, baritone, lead or tenor.

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weekly open rehearsal

Gunston Middle School music room

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