Champions at the NED 2019

Mountain Division Contest 

It's a long name, Northeast District Mountain Division Contest, but Racing City Chorus is proud that not only did the RCC chorus win the Chorus Mountain Division Championship for the second consecutive year, but The Remnants quartet won the Senior's Quartet Championship. 


RCC sang 28 members on the risers at the Lake George contest.





Steve Dyer, President, and Rich Gervais, Director, accepted the trophy on behalf of the Racing City Chorus. 

To see more photos of the chorus singing at the contest please click here. 

The Remnants


Congratulations to Steve Dyer-Tenor, John Senecal- Bass, Rusty Senecal- Lead, and Bill Schutz- Bari. 









Steve, Rusty, and Bill accepting the Mountain Division Seniors Quartet Champion trophy.  Where's John? 







 Backstretch Quartet

Also, representing RCC was the Backstretch Quartet.  Although Backstretch participated in the contest, Backstretch was not eligible for a quartet chapionship since the quartet was the 2018 Mountain Division and Senior's Quartet Champion.

2019 West Div contest
              Thanks to Pete Wilson-Tenor, Bill Schutz- Bass,
              Gary Glidden- Lead, and Lou Fisher, Bari.



Welcome to the Racing City Chorus Website

      Wanted: Men of Good Character That Love to Sing

 2018 Fall Contest group pic

Racing City Chorus is an extraordinary group of gentlemen who gather together in celebration of the artform known as barbershop music. We are a chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.


Our director is Rich Gervais who inspires us to reach new heights with each performance. We can be heard throughout the year, singing for civic and charitable organizations, private groups, churches, community events, parades and fundraisers.



Racing City Chorus

Rehearsals: Tuesday 7:30 pm at

The PBA Clubhouse, 5 Bliven Way, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Where do you like to sing?  Come and be a part of a special group of gentlemen.  Find out how to Join Us!


We love to entertain by putting on our own musical events each year for the community, our friends, and families. We deliver Singing Valentines, and in an effort to stay committed to singing and performing at the highest level possible, we compete from time to time in divisions and district competitions.


Please contact us to sing at your next special event!

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About The Racing City Chorus

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About Barbershop

Find out more about this amazing, original artform and our organization.



Our Quartets

Racing City Chorus has a number of great quartets. Check them out!


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See Our Chorus!

Click here for a slide show of pictures of the Racing City Chorus over the years.


Fun Information

 Did you ever wonder why men's barbershop music is written on the treble and bass clef while the notes actually sung are really bass clef notes?  Below is the first line of My Wild Irish Rose written as actually sung with the tenor part in black, the lead in red, the bari in green and the bass in blue!  You can see why Barbershop chords have such close harmony. Now you know.


MyWildIrishRose-all parts



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