Awards

Competition is a primary educational tool and performance opportunity for advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony.  Regional chorus competitions are held for the purpose of naming a regional champion chorus.  International chorus competition is held for the purpose of naming the international champion chorus.

 

 REGIONAL

 INTERNATIONAL

 2016  1st Place Chorus
With a score of 706!
 2015 Sweet Adeline International 8th Place Finalist and Most Entertaining Chorus Award
 2014  2nd Place Chorus
(Tied for 1st place – decision based on sound category)
 2013 Hawaii – 17th Overall of 34 chorus
 2012 1st Place Overall
1st Place Mid-Size Chorus
 2011 2nd Place Chorus Houston – Wild Card; Harmony Achievement Award (13th Overall)
 2010 2nd Place Chorus Seattle – Harmony Classic, 1st Place, Division AA, Audience Favorite
 2009 1st Place Mid-Size Chorus
2nd Place Overall
Nashville – Harmony Achievement Award (17th overall)
 2008 2nd Place Chorus
 2007 Calgary – Wild Card (26th overall)
 2006  2nd Place Chorus San Antonio – Harmony Classic, 1st Place
 2005 1st Place Mid-Size Chorus
2nd Place Overall
 2004 Indianapolis – Placed 18th out of 30 choruses
 2003  1st Place
 2002 Nashville – 11th Place Mic Testers, Cat Package
First contest as HCMC after merger with Towson Valley
 2001  1st Place
 2000 Orlando – 14th Place
 1999  1st Place
 1998 Nashville – 11th Place Mic Testers Orphan Package
 1997  1st Place
 1996 Ft. Lauderdale – Placed 8th out of 29 choruses
 1995  1st Place
 1994 Reno – Placed 10th out of 27 Choruses
Michael Gellert earns Master Director in his first contest with HCMC
 1993  1st Place
 1992  Jackie Grant retires  Baltimore – Placed 8th out of 27 Choruses
 1991  1st Place
 1989 Miami – Placed 7th out of 27 Choruses
 1988  1st Place
 1987 Honolulu – Placed 7th out of 23 Choruses
 1986  1st Place
 1985  2nd Place
 1984  3rd Place
 1983  2nd Place
 1982 Minneapolis – Placed 7th out of 23 Choruses
 1981  1st Place
 1980  3rd Place
 1979  3rd Place