CSM’s Barbershop Chorus ‘Shines on’ in Competition

The College of Southern Maryland’s Barbershop Chorus

Group Earns Award from Barbershop Harmony Society

The College of Southern Maryland’s Barbershop Chorus, “Southern Mix,” directed by Paul W. Douglass II, earned the first place award for Southern Division Plateau AA and was placed 12th overall in competitions of the Mid-Atlantic District Barbershop Harmony Society April 27. Southern Mix is open to CSM students and community member barbershoppers with rehearsals Mondays at 7 p.m. at the Fine Arts Building on the La Plata Campus. Southern Mix performers attending the competition included, front row from left, Don Ellis, Jim McCue and Perry Ellis; middle row from left, John Nale, Rob Barnes, Robert Trible and Ernie Doyle; back row from left, Stu Baldwin, Roland Elliott, Joe Moschler, John Buchanan, Robert Best and Fred Morton; and at top, Douglass. For information on Southern Mix, CSM’s barbershop chorus, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/somix/index.html.