Announcing Our 2018 Spring Show

The chorus sings under the direction of John Hayden on the stage of the Concert Hall at Prairie High School.

Let America Sing Again!

The Harmony Hawks present “Make America Sing Again,” a playful poke at contemporary politics, featuring the Harmony Hawks Chorus and our chapter quartets. One show only, 3 p.m. April 28 a the Concert Hall at Prairie High School, 401 76th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids. Two guest quartets highlight this show, and both are district champions. BoomTown from eastern Kansas won the gold medal in 2014, and Cedar Rapids’ own SwitchBack won it in 2015. Also joining us on stage will be Prairie Middle’s A Few Good Men. One show only, 3 p.m. Sat. April 28 at the Concert Hall at Prairie High School, 401 76th Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids. Tickets are $5 for students high school age and under, and $20 for adults. Reserved seats are available online at this link. General admission tickets will be available at the door, check or cash only.

Spring Show planning underway

Spring show planning is in full swing. Please save the date!

The show will again be at Prairie’s Concert Hall, Saturday, April 28 at 3 p.m. Our theme: “Make America Sing Again.”

New for the show:
“Isn’t She Lovely”
“I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing”
“I Wish You Love”
“Daddy Sang Bass”
“Love Letters”

Singing Valentines

Singing Valentine_BC.jpegA memory that lasts a lifetime

A quartet from the Harmony Hawks will deliver a singing Valentine, a card and a floral gift to your special someone on Valentines Day, Tuesday, Feb. 14. The cost is $45 for delivery anytime on Valentines Day, or $60 for delivery within a 20-minute window that you specify.

Order now, by submitting the secure form below or call Bob Handley at 319-329-1894 to order this special gift for a memory that lasts a lifetime.

Seasons’ Greetings from the Chorus

The chorus and our ensembles will perform several times this month. Thursday, Dec. 14 the chorus will perform in Van Horne as part of the Benton Community Christmas Show. The next day our ensemble, Aged 2 Perfection will sing at the New Citizens Ceremony 1:30 p.m. at the Federal Courthouse in Cedar Rapids, and on Thursday Dec. 21, we will be caroling at various locations in the area.

Members of the Harmony Hawks, led by Tom Read, sing carols adding smiles to the aisles of a local HyVee in 2016. Each year the chorus sings at various sites in the community including malls, retirement homes and hospitals.

2017 Tributes to Heroes dinner

The Harmony Hawks will perform for this year’s Tribute to Heroes Dinner, one of the signature events of Cedar Rapids’ Freedom festival.

The Harmony Hawks are honored to be selected again to provide musical entertainment for this year’s Tribute to Heroes Dinner, one of the signature events of Cedar Rapids’ Freedom festival. The event will be Thursday, June 15 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Hotel at Kirkwood 7725 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids. Come join us!

2017 Spring Show

The Harmony Hawks present Phantom of the Barbershop, our 67th annual spring show, featuring the Harmony Hawks chorus, 2015 Central States District Champion Quartet Switchback, and special guests A Few Good Men from Prairie Point Middle School. One show only, Saturday April 15, 7:30 p.m. at the Concert Hall at College Community, 401 76th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids. Tickets range from $5 for students high school age and younger to $25 for premium seating. All seats reserved. Tickets available at or by phone at 866-967-8167. Click here to buy tickets. 

Holiday Harmonies

Four area choruses will combine forces to present this special event. The Harmony Hawks, Old Capitol Chorus,  Metro Mix and Cedar Sounds will perform separately for a set and then and as a combined chorus. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit Johnson County HACAP and Linn County HACAP. Doug Wagner from WMT radio will emcee is this first of what we hope to be an annual event.

Switchback quartet performs in at the Harmony Hawks Christmas show in 2015.

Switchback quartet performs in at the Harmony Hawks Christmas show in 2015.

Best of Cedar Rapids Gospel Concert

Join us Nov. 13, 7 p.m. at the New Covenant Gospel Church for the Best of Cedar Rapids Gospel Concert.

Join us Nov. 11, 7 p.m. at the New Covenant Gospel Church for the Best of Cedar Rapids Gospel Concert.

The Harmony Hawks Chorus presents our annual Best of Cedar Rapids, Gospel Concert 7 p.m. Friday, November  11, at the New Covenant Bible Church,  3090 N Center Point Rd, Cedar Rapids.  This annual fall tradition brings together many outstanding vocal and instrumental groups and soloists from the Cedar Rapids area preforming a variety of Gospel and religious music.The Harmony Hawks Chorus will anchor the show preforming our Gospel and patriotic songs.

Admission is free with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m.  A free-will offering benefiting the Salvation Army of Eastern Iowa will be taken.  For more information please contact Wendell Aldrich at 362-1587.
We hope you will join us this year to experience a fun and inspirational evening.

Chorus to perform at Freedom Festival event

Tribute to Heroes gig

The chorus will perform for the kickoff event of the Freedom Festival, the Tributes to Heroes Dinner. We will be singing our patriotic set and a few other favorites. The dinner will be held at Hotel Kirkwood, 7725 Kirkwood Blvd. SW in Cedar Rapids, beginning at 6 p.m. More details will follow.

Open House, Guest Night is June 23


Thursday, June 23 will be a special night dedicated to inviting men of all ages to experience the excitement and fun of four-part men’s harmony. Whether you get a specific invitation from one of our current members, or just decide on your own that you’d like to see what Barbershop Harmony is all about, you’ll feel welcome! We’ll show you what happens in a rehearsal, learn a tag to sing in a small group, and see a demonstration of how we learn our music. If transportation is an issue, we’ll pick you up! RSVP to Jack Ray [] or just stop by. There will be cookies!