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The Southern Gentlemen Chorus is always looking for men of all ages who like to sing in the Barbershop Tradition. If you have any questions you can contact us or attend one of our practices and see first hand what we are all about.

Need Entertainment?

The Southern Gentlemen Chorus can provide entertainment, either as a chorus, a very large quartet (8-12 men), or a quartet. Does your party, event, convention, or meeting deserve some unique entertainment? Are you working within a budget? Our chorus can accommodate you. Contact a chorus representative at the number or by email. Al Brylow at 252-617-5919

Upcoming Events

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††††††† ††††††††† †††The Southern Gentlemen Chorus Fire Up the Restoration
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The Chorus held an evening of BARBERSHOP, BLUEGRASS AND BARBEQUE to aid the Firemenís Museum in the final phase of the restoration of the old Central Fire House which will now house the Museum. Pictured are members of the Chorus presenting a check for nearly $5000.00 to Nancy Mansfield, President of the Museum and Chair of the Board of Directors, and Board Member Bobby Boyd, Chief of New Bernís Fire / Rescue. Pictured is a 1933 American La-France fire truck previously used by the New Bern Fire Department.

Activities such as this event enable the Chorus to continue its charitable outreach to the community. Past recipients have included Big Brothers / Big Sisters, Merci Clinic, The Coastal Womenís Shelter and The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.

                                        † † † † Annual Spring Show

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 29, for the Chorus' Annual Spring Show, this year featuring the top quartet in the Carolinas District: ZERO HOUR !

                      † † † † †† † † † † † † † Church Performances

During the latter weeks of summer the Southern Gentlemen Chorus performed, in lieu of regular church choirs at both Christ Church and First Presbyterian Church here in New Bern. The Chorus was well received by both congregations and two men were recruited as new members of the Chorus as a result.

                          † † † † † † † † † † † New Chapter Members

The Chorus is proud to welcome two new members into its ranks: Art Lutton (bass) and Charlie Stoup (baritone). Anyone with an interest in ALL MEN singing ACAPELLA, check out the website for directions and times of our meetings.

Chorus Rehearsal

The Southern Gentlemen Chorus meets weekly at Cornerstone Assembly of God Church, 2304 US Hwy 70 East, New Bern, North Carolina (on the James City side of the Trent River bridge). Rehearsals are every Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm in the large building at the back of church lot. Men who have an interest in male acappella singing are encouraged to check us out. Hope to see you there!

Directions: Click the Find Us tab on the menu bar for detailed directions to the rehearsal site at the Cornerstone Assembly of God Church.

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Active Chapter Quartets
"CHAPTER TWO" is an active quartet that draws its four members from the Southern Gentlemen Barbershop Chorus. The quartet has performed at The Flame, The Emerald, Carolina Pines, and local churches, as well as for private parties. It can provide entertainment for birthday parties, surprise parties, dinners and larger special events. If you need entertainment from 15 minutes to 45 minutes, call Al Brylowe (252-617-5919) or Brian Giersch (252-633-4554).


The Southern Gentlemen Chorus appreciates the continuing support of the Craven Arts Council and the North Carolina Arts Council

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