* $129 includes Meals, Lodging, Music and Swag!

The most awaited event is back!

Harmony Explosion

The most awaited event is back!

Harmony Explosion

Join us August 3-6 on the campus of Clemson University for a weekend of fun and intense singing from two of the best clinicians for a cappella singing.

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

Ever After Vocal Quartet

Ever After Vocal Quartet

The program is open to rising high school freshman through graduated seniors to improve their singing and performing skills.

Our 2023 Clinicians

Our 2023 Clinicians

Melody Hine

Melody Hine

Melody Hine has been singing barbershop in various quartets and choruses since she was 14. She earned her music education degree from the University of Georgia, beginning her teaching career at Duluth Middle School. She most recently taught chorus at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown, Maryland.


Melody is a member of Harmony Incorporated, Sweet Adelines International, and the Barbershop Harmony Society. She is a BHS Music Judge and Musical Director of Parkside Melody. Melody sings baritone in the Song of Atlanta Show Chorus of SAI as well as the 2019 HI Harmony Queens, Hot Pursuit. Melody loves arranging and coaching groups of all levels, and she especially enjoys being a part of barbershop youth events as a clinician.


Kirk Young

Kirk Young

Kirk Young earned his BME (Music Education) at the University of Maine. A professional music educator for almost 25 years, he is presently the Director of Music at Winnisquam Regional High School in Tilton, New Hampshire.


He is a long-time member of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), a certified Music Judge since 1998, and a faculty member at Harmony University (BHS’s week-long summer music program) for the past 23 years, where he teaches conducting classes for current and aspiring directors. He is also the bass of Brouhaha Quartet, the first and current international champions of the Society for the Preservation and Propagation of Barbershop Quartet Singing in the United States.


In addition to being a dynamic and inspiring director, Kirk is in high demand as an arranger, a coach, and a clinician.


Teaching Quartets

Teaching Quartets

Ever After Vocal Quartet is the Sweet Adelines Region 14 Bronze Medalist out of Atlanta. Ever After Quartet, a dynamic group of women from the Atlanta metro area, performs a cappella music with a little bit of humor, lots of heart, and a tiny sprinkle of sass! In their first competition together.

Soundtrack is the 2022 BHS NextGen 5th Place Bronze Medalist from the Carolinas. They began in 2019 as youth members of Heart of Carolina A Cappella Chorus in Durham, NC. Soundtrack recently qualified to compete in the BHS International Quartet competition to be held this summer in Louisville, Kentucky.

Registration fee for students is $129 through June 16 and $159 after that. Attendance is free for middle and high school music teachers and for chaperones.


The registration fee covers housing in the dorms, all meals, music, learning tracks, and instruction.

Reach Out - Admin

Reach Out - Admin

DIX HX 2016

DIX HX 2015

Important Documents

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Camp Details: Rules & Guidelines


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