About SNOBS

SNOBS – The Society of Nordic Barbershop Singers – is a Nordic organization whose purpose is to spread, develop and preserve the barbershop music style within choruses and quartets. SNOBS annually organizes a convention including contests for choruses and quartets.

SNOBS’s vision

SNOBS shall be a common organ to coordinate male barbershop singers in the Nordic countries (Danmark, Finland, Norge, Island och Sverige). SNOBS shall work to

  • spread, develop and preserve the barbershop music style within choruses and quartets in the Nordic countries;
  • facilitate and connect contacts between barbershop singers in the above mentioned countries; and
  • to develop and maintain contacts with other barbershop organizations, national as well as international. SNOBS also annually organizes a convention including contests for choruses and quartets, mainly for its own members, but also open to international visitors and contestants.

SNOBS’s history

SNOBS was founded in 1980, and has ever since been developing the barbershop music in the Nordic countries. You can find the complete background to the forming of SNOBS on this website, under HISTORY OF SNOBS.

SNOBS board

 

  • Society President/CEO: Henrik Rosenberg
  • Society/Board Secretary: Ola Johansson
  • Society Treasurer: Kenneth Nilsson
  • Society Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator: Niklas Lindgren
  • Society Music Coordinator – Copyright/Licensing/Music Library/Learning Tracks: Simon Rylander
  • School Relations & Communication Coordinator: Bo Nyberg
  • Membership Services & Coordinator: Mats Olsson
  • Conventions & Events Managers : 1st : Andy Petsonk, 2nd : Lennart Gullberg. Resource: Bo Hofvander.
  • Affiliate Relations & Communication Coordinator: Doug Harrington
  • Education/Coaching/Judging Coordinator: Henrik Rosenberg
  • IT Specialist & Systems Administrator: Torsten Hay
  • Immediate Past President: Jan Alexandersson
  • Auditing: Sten Palmer