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

 2017 Sweet Adeline International 6th Place Finalist
 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