Join Us


Auditioning for champion chorus may sound daunting, but the men of The Harbourtown Sound have all stood in your shoes. We are thrilled to bring new singers into our ranks and we encourage you to attend our rehearsals to experience the power of performing with our great singers. Membership in the Sound is something we’re all proud of.  We’ve earned it through dedication and a passion for excellence.

We are a diverse group.  Our membership is comprised of doctors, tradesmen, teachers, retirees, students, and many others.  We have some things in common:  desire, ability, love of music, and an ongoing commitment to learning and becoming better as individuals, and as a group.  Perhaps the most important thing we have in common is that we all LOVE TO HAVE FUN doing it!

We look for men with a passion for performing, a desire to sing challenging music and a commitment to perfecting our artform. Our music carries a deep emotional message that means it is important to convey the meaning of our songs with strong visual performance.

Our audition process is straight-forward: First, we suggest that prospective members come on out to a few rehearsals to get a good sense of how The Harbourtown Sound works. Second, pass a basic vocal audition by singing a barbershop song to a recorded track, evaluated by our music team. Third, apply for membership with the Barbershop Harmony Society (we will help you through this process) and pay dues.

Once you've joined, you'll be expected to pass a performance evaluation, learn the repertoire and come prepared for every rehearsal and performance.

If you have any questions about auditioning or membership, email our membership coordinator at:


To audition, you'll be asked to record yourself singing your part along with a track. You'll have only 3 weeks to accomplish this once you receive the music and learning tracks. Our music team will be listening for correct words, notes, rhythms, and tuning as well as good vocal tone that will blend with the chorus.

Contact our membership coordinator for music and learning tracks at:



We rehearse at St. James United Church, 306 Parkside Dr, Waterdown, ON. on Wednesdays from 7:30 - 10:00 pm.
You are welcome to come out and see what it's all about without any obligation or cost.

Click on the image below for a Google map to our rehearsal venue.

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