The Association of International Champions (AIC)

The AIC is an affiliate of the Barbershop Harmony Society (aka. The Society For The Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. – SPEBSQSA). Our exclusive membership is only open to quartets who have won the BHS International Quartet Contest held annually and starting in 1939.

Our Vision Statement

To be the finest ambassadors, educators and promoters of barbershop quartet singing in the world through performances, recordings, productions, seminars and financial support.

The AIC Mission Statement

  • To provide quartet development, education, promotion and financial support within the Barbershop Harmony
    Society and its affiliates.
  • To preserve international champion quartet performances and recordings.
  • To produce the finest barbershop quartet shows in the world.
  • To provide for and foster the fellowship of individuals who have the unique experience of having been active
    members in international champion quartets of the Barbershop Harmony Society