Banks of the Wabash

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Based in Terre Haute, Indiana, the Banks of the Wabash are a men's barbershop chorus that actually predate the Barbershop Harmony Society itself.


History

The chorus first organized in 1922 under the sponsorship of the Terre Haute Elks Club, as "The Elks Chanters". In 1965, they re-chartered as "The Highlanders". They have been using the name "Banks of the Wabash" since 1980.


Contest Placement

International

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
18th 15th 17th 26th

District (CAR)

  • District Champions: 1948, 1950, 1951, 1985, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2002
  • Plateau AAAA Champions: 1992
  • Most Improved: 1999

Other

  • 1941: National Elks Champions
  • 1948: 2nd place, National Elks Contest


Recordings

  • Song of the Elks (1941)


See Also


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