Lakeside Harmony Weekend

information for upcoming lhw will be available in april 2024


Join us at Clemson University for a spectacular weekend of ringing chords, music education, fellowship, and fun!  Your coaching and teaching faculty is loaded with gold medals, district champs, international competitors, and many of the best educators in barbershop.  It's a weekend jam-packed with barbershop, friends, fellowship, and fun!

  • Intensive coaching for your quartet or chorus

  • Music & performance classroom instruction by a top notch faculty

  • An amazing Saturday night show featuring International Champion FOREFRONT

  • A golf tournament, ice cream social, and a pizza party

  • Tag & impromptu quartet singing until the wee hours

  • Old and new friends singing together and making memories to last a lifetime

Don't miss out!  Whether you attend as an individual or with your quartet or chorus, there's something for everyone.  Come experience why Lakeside Harmony Weekend has long been considered the best barbershop event in the Southeast.




  • Whether your quartet or chorus wants to rise in the competitive ranks or if you want more attendance and louder applause at your performances, coaching is your quickest and surest path to success.  Lakeside Harmony Weekend is the place for your group to receive expert coaching.  Sign up for this option and your group will be scheduled for 3 two-hour coaching sessions, each with a different member of our faculty. 
  • Quartets and choruses will have 1 open session.  You can use that time to take a class or to rest and recharge.  
  • As part of the registration process, you’ll be asked to indicate your preferences for coaches. We’ll do our best to match you up with at least one of your choices, and more than that if possible.
  • Chorus directors, make sure all of your members register for the weekend.  Remember to note your coaching preferences on the Registration form.

Campus Map 


Housing & MEALS

  • Housing is included in your registration.
    • All registrants will stay in campus housing.  When you complete your registration you'll see a number of options including choosing roommates, rooming alone, preference to stay in "quiet zones" and more.
    • Dorms are double occupancy and two dorm rooms share a bathroom.
    • Twin bedding and towels not provided. Bring your own.
  • Meals are included in your registration.  
    • All registrants will eat in the campus cafeteria.  These include the Friday night hot dog & ice cream social, Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner on Saturday, and Sunday Breakfast.  You'll want to eat dinner (on your own) before the Opening Session at 7p Friday.
    • Be sure to indicate any dietary needs or restrictions.


Lakeside Harmony Weekend includes a YIH Harmony Explosion Camp July 25-28 The teaching quartets are Full Effect (2023 BHS Next Gen Champs) and Dynasty (SAI 2023 Silver Medalist) with Debbie Cleveland as our clinician.

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Staff & Contacts

A big thank you to our staff members who make Lakeside Harmony Weekend possible.
  • Jeff Osborne, NSC EVP
  • Jack Donaldson, DIX VP of Events
  • Jason Kekas, NSC VP of Events
  • Tim Reynolds, DIX VP Music & Performance
  • Rob Hopkins, NSC VP Music & Performance
  • David Murphree, DIX BMAL and Webmaster
  • Erik Lindstrom, NSC VP Marketing
  • Mike Brunson, DIX VP Marketing & Public Relations
  • Beverly Greene, NSC VP of Communications
  • Russell Bell, DIX Secretary & Registrar
  • Melissa Martin, NSC LHW Project Administrator 
  • Ted Leinbach, NSC Treasurer
  • Dr. Kenneth Tice, NSC VP YIH
  • Lee Franks, DIX VP YIH
If you have any questions or in need of additional information, please contact Jeff Osborne at