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One of Louisville's premier a cappella singing groups, The Thoroughbredsare turning 70 with "A Road Show To Remember!" featuring a musical tour of great American cities. Plus, to kick off the holiday season, there will be the traditional retelling of the Christmas story featuring our 70th Anniversary Thoroughbred Alumni chorus! Tickets are $20 regular admission, $10 student admission, with both afternoon (1:30pm) and evening (7:30pm) performances. Don't miss one of Louisville's most celebrated events and kick off your holiday season in glorious four-part harmony!

When you support the Thoroughbreds, you support local music and charity.  You support a Chapter that performs at no cost for returning veterans on Honor Flights, honoring our country by performing the National Anthem at sporting events and official ceremonies, entertaining at senior living and nursing homes and aiding youth music festivals and camps.  Please help give the gift of song by donating to The Thoroughbreds drive during Give for Good Louisville this year!


The Thoroughbreds would like to invite you to Jim Miller Hall (formerly Thoroughbred Hall) in J'town to be our guest for an evening of harmony and song.  We are an all-male chorus singing 4-part a cappella music in the Barbershop harmony style.  We sing both traditional and contemporary Barbershop arrangements, as well as some general a cappela pieces.  We also offer opportunities for quarteting, small ensembles, tag singing, fellowship and fun.  If you like 4-part harmony or have been wanting to get back into singing, then come out and see us!  


The Thoroughbreds, a Barbershop Chorus, are looking for male singers who love 4-part a cappella singing. We are holding an open audution on Feburary 17th from 9 am to 3 pm at Chenoweth Park Baptist Church. Reserved time slots are available from 9 am to noon, and first come first served openings from 1 pm to 3 pm. 

Auditions will consist of a 1 to 2 minute a cappella solo, and other basic musical skills assessments. More information will be sent after registering.


Eventbrite - Open Auditions

Prospective Member

Information 2016


Revised 07/17/16

The Louisville Thoroughbred Chorus

Thank you so much for visiting with us!  The following information will allow you to better understand the structure of our chorus and provide some of the reasons we love it like we do!

The Thoroughbred Chorus is a brotherhood of singers committed to enriching our community through the joyful pursuit of musical excellence in the barbershop style of singing.  We are thrilled that you are interested in joining with us.


“Drew? He's a beast, once of the rare people who completely understands both barbershop and contemporary a cappella idioms, making him a kind of a cappella rosetta stone that is invaluable as a 21st century vocal harmony director.”

Deke Sharon

Deke Sharon makes TV shows ("The Sing-Off"), movies ("Pitch Perfect"), sings (The House Jacks), produces albums (Straight No Chaser, Street Corner Symphony, Committed, Nota, Bubs), wrote a book (A Cappella Arranging), publishes sheet music (Hal Leonard), custom arranges music (over 2,000 songs) and has just been named the 20th lifetime honorary member of the Barbershop Harmony Society.