We Are Back

Hey all.  We are back at it.  Every Monday night at 6:30 come sing with us at the Bangor Parks and Recreation building off  Main ST.  It is a great time to start, now that we are all getting back into the swing of things.  Hope to see you there.  

What a great year 2019

Welcome to a new year.  The Mainely Music Chorus had a great year in 2019.  We became one of the first choruses in the North East to become a mixed group.  With this brought in a great deal of new talent, and depth to the group.  With the addition of female vocals, we are getting a much fuller, and richer sound for our performances.   This has also allowed the group to tackle some new songs with a higher degree of difficulty. 

New Members

The Mainely Music Chorus is now stronger than ever with the addition of seven women to the  chorus with strong singing skills. The Barbershop Harmony Society has relaxed their qualifications to  become full members of the Barbershop  Harmony Society. We welcome their talents and singing skills.

Singing Valentines Day - February 14 2018

How about a singing valentine to your special someone. The Mainely Music Chorus is now taking orders. For a fee of $35.00 one of the chapter's quartets will make a visit to your valentine and present them with a red rose and sing them two traditional barbershop love songs. They make house calls and employment visits to show how special your valentine is to you. For more information please call Valentine Chairman Dan Rhodes at 469-2782 or send him an email at [email protected].

Call today and make someone's day a little more special and say I love you with a song.



Looking For Harmony Singing

The Mainely Music Chorus put out the invition for all men of good charcter who like to sing.  With that in mind the guys in the photo above showed up to experience what four part harmony was all about. Guest were involved right off the starting block, learning a new song with the regular chorus members called "I've Been Working On The Railroad." It was amazing how fast the members and guest sang through the song with good accuracy and sound by using the chorus song learning method.

If you enjoy music and like to sing,then why not give us a call and share your voice in making music.

See you at Bangor Parks and Rec Building, at 647 Main Street, Bangor, Me. at 7:00 pm every Monday night.

Need more information, than you can call Jim Kelley at 991-9747.

Avalon Village- A visit with Song

Calling on Your Neighbors with a Song.

The Mainely Music Chorus recently made a visit to entertain the good folks at Avalon Village in Hampden, Me. The MC for the evening concert was none other than our very own Jim Franklin who sings in lead section of the chorus and lives at Avalon. Jim has been a barbershopper for some time now and wanted to share his hobby with his neighbors. A good time was had by all.   

Do We Sing 'Em and How

Do We Sing ‘Em and How

If you’re singing “Bill Grogens Goat” or “Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy Chowder,” they will bring out the emotional elements of these two songs for a good laugh to any Baritone, and yes a few tears also. Although these two songs have not been  sung for a while, I’m not sure what brought these two baritones to the level of  uncontrolled  laughter for one, and the other to tears…….or was that from a recent cold?

If you’re not singing with the Mainely Music Chorus then you’re missing out on a lot of fun and camaraderie. Bill and Jim would love to show you how to sing “Baritone.”

See you at Bangor Parks and Rec Building, at 647 Main Street, Bangor, Me. at 7:00 pm every Monday night.

Jim Kelley Barbershopper of the year for 2015

The Mainely Music Chorus got togather on Saturday March 5  2015 at the Oriental Jade's restaurent to install their officers for the comming year. It was also a time to pay respect to our wives and friends, for all their hard work behind the scene to make Barbershop  singing a grreat hobby and service to the community. This was also the occasion where by the the chours membershiop got to choose that member from the chorus to be honored for  Barbershop of The Year award for 2015.