What we're about

Founded in December 2014 under the direction of Larry Bomback and Eric Engelhardt, Rittenhouse Sound strives to preserve and evolve the rich American art form of barbershop harmony and a cappella singing. Our main objective is to provide the greater Philadelphia region with high-quality public performances, educational workshops, and participatory musical experiences.

We're looking for male singers in the Philadelphia area who have a passion for performance and a love of music.

Upcoming events (5)

Weekly Barbershop Chorus (Currently on Zoom!)

Philadelphia Ethical Society

If you are interested in joining us for our Tuesday Zoom Hang and would like more info about the chorus, email [masked]. Sing with Rittenhouse Sound! Are you a man in the Philadelphia area who loves to sing? Then we'd love to see you at our Barbershop Chorus rehearsal! Rittenhouse Sound rehearses every Tuesday evening from 7:00-9:30 PM at the Philadelphia Ethical Society, located at 1906 Rittenhouse Square. Guests are welcome to stop by to listen to the rehearsal, but we'd love to have you pick up a guest binder and join in the music-making. If you enjoy the rehearsal, please come back. If you'd like to become a part of Rittenhouse Sound, you can audition after you've attended three straight rehearsals. While auditioning sounds scary, keep in mind that all the current members were in your shoes at one point! Above all, Rittenhouse Sound is an environment to make music and enjoy each other's company. We hope to see you at a rehearsal soon!

Weekly Barbershop Chorus (Currently on Zoom!)

Philadelphia Ethical Society

If you are interested in joining us for our Tuesday Zoom Hang and would like more info about the chorus, email [masked]. Sing with Rittenhouse Sound! Are you a man in the Philadelphia area who loves to sing? Then we'd love to see you at our Barbershop Chorus rehearsal! Rittenhouse Sound rehearses every Tuesday evening from 7:00-9:30 PM at the Philadelphia Ethical Society, located at 1906 Rittenhouse Square. Guests are welcome to stop by to listen to the rehearsal, but we'd love to have you pick up a guest binder and join in the music-making. If you enjoy the rehearsal, please come back. If you'd like to become a part of Rittenhouse Sound, you can audition after you've attended three straight rehearsals. While auditioning sounds scary, keep in mind that all the current members were in your shoes at one point! Above all, Rittenhouse Sound is an environment to make music and enjoy each other's company. We hope to see you at a rehearsal soon!

Weekly Barbershop Chorus (Currently on Zoom!)

Philadelphia Ethical Society

If you are interested in joining us for our Tuesday Zoom Hang and would like more info about the chorus, email [masked]. Sing with Rittenhouse Sound! Are you a man in the Philadelphia area who loves to sing? Then we'd love to see you at our Barbershop Chorus rehearsal! Rittenhouse Sound rehearses every Tuesday evening from 7:00-9:30 PM at the Philadelphia Ethical Society, located at 1906 Rittenhouse Square. Guests are welcome to stop by to listen to the rehearsal, but we'd love to have you pick up a guest binder and join in the music-making. If you enjoy the rehearsal, please come back. If you'd like to become a part of Rittenhouse Sound, you can audition after you've attended three straight rehearsals. While auditioning sounds scary, keep in mind that all the current members were in your shoes at one point! Above all, Rittenhouse Sound is an environment to make music and enjoy each other's company. We hope to see you at a rehearsal soon!

Weekly Barbershop Chorus (Currently on Zoom!)

Philadelphia Ethical Society

If you are interested in joining us for our Tuesday Zoom Hang and would like more info about the chorus, email [masked]. Sing with Rittenhouse Sound! Are you a man in the Philadelphia area who loves to sing? Then we'd love to see you at our Barbershop Chorus rehearsal! Rittenhouse Sound rehearses every Tuesday evening from 7:00-9:30 PM at the Philadelphia Ethical Society, located at 1906 Rittenhouse Square. Guests are welcome to stop by to listen to the rehearsal, but we'd love to have you pick up a guest binder and join in the music-making. If you enjoy the rehearsal, please come back. If you'd like to become a part of Rittenhouse Sound, you can audition after you've attended three straight rehearsals. While auditioning sounds scary, keep in mind that all the current members were in your shoes at one point! Above all, Rittenhouse Sound is an environment to make music and enjoy each other's company. We hope to see you at a rehearsal soon!

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Weekly Barbershop Chorus (Currently on Zoom!)

Philadelphia Ethical Society

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