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Mar 16, 2017

Great Northern Union recently performed at the 2017 American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Conference.

Alongside past International Champion quartets Ringmasters and Crossroads and Barbershop Harmony staffer Joe Cerutti, GNU presented an informational session titled "Boys...

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Nov 16, 2016

Fresh off winning their 24th district championship, Great Northern Union is looking toward the holidays.

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Jun 27, 2016

One of Minnesota’s top male choirs is heading to Music City and the Grand Ole Opry.

Great Northern Union (GNU) is proud to announce its July 4-10 tour of Nashville, Tenn. As part of the Barbershop Harmony Society’s International Convention, GNU will be singing at some of Nashville’s most...

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Apr 06, 2016

Great Northern Union Chorus (GNU) has strived for and achieved multi-generational vocal excellence throughout its history.

Now in its 30th year of barbershop and a cappella singing, GNU will feature excellence at all ages with their latest production, Great Northern Union: Live at the...

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Feb 10, 2016

When men sing, it makes a difference not just in their own lives, but in the lives of the audience and the community surrounding them.

That is the vision...

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Nov 17, 2015

The word “home” has meaning to us all, especially during the holidays.

Through songs and spoken stories, two world classes vocal ensembles are coming together this holiday season to explore and celebrate the meaning “home” has for all of us.

The Great Northern Union and City of...

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Sep 15, 2015

Young men, older men, all men should sing.


That will be the primary lesson next month when young men from more than 30 Twin Cities area schools participate in Great Northern Union’s third annual Real Men Sing festival.

During the one-day singing festival on ...

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Jul 20, 2015

Wearing neckties old and new, Great Northern Union members welcomed their new director July 9.

Douglas Carnes, who is a necktie aficionado, took the helm of GNU as the chorus's fourth director in its 30-year history.

Carnes, who relocated to the Twin Cities area from Dix Hills, N.Y...

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Jun 09, 2015

This summer, the Great Northern Union will be working hard recording a new album. It's been a couple of years since the release of ...

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Apr 06, 2015

Changing the world through music is Great Northern Union’s vision. Now that dream is one shared with its new director. 

The Great Northern Union Chorus is proud to announce the hiring of its newest front-line director: Doug Carnes, of Dix Hills, New York.

“My biggest dream is to...

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Feb 07, 2015

On a weekend in October 2014, the Great Northern Union Chorus took their unique brand of music on the road to Northern Minnesota communities.  The purpose of this trip was to support the Barbershop Harmony Society vision of “No Strings Attached”.  It demonstrates a core goal of the GNU to...

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Jan 10, 2014

2014 is already shaping up to be quite a year!  In addition to all of the exciting events that the Great Northern Union has in store, we are also happy to introduce our brand new public website!  Bear with us as we work out some...

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