The New Tradition Chorus has a proud history of competition on the Barbershop Harmony Society’s biggest stage. Collectively, the New Tradition Chorus has won 19 medals at International Chorus Contests. Among the 19 medals was a streak of 8 consecutive silver medal finishes, capped off by a gold medal finish in 2001.
Through years of competition, the New Tradition Chorus became known for its many innovative contest packages, including an Irish-inspired set, a memorable Les Miserables set, and our gold medal soldier-themed set, to name a few.
The New Tradition Performs Les Mis (July 2000)
About Our Director – Mitch Greenberg
Mitch Greenberg took the helm at the New Tradition Chorus in August, 2021 with over ten years of barbershop directing experience. In addition to directing the Palm Beach, Florida Coastmen Chorus for over 2 years, he also directed the Women of Note Chorus of West Palm Beach, Florida for 9 years, growing them in numbers and taking them to the Sweet Adeline International contest stage.
While in Florida, Mitch also sang in the quartet Hotshots. They won the Sunshine District quartet contest in 2006 and competed on the International stage 3 times, including a top 20 finish. Mitch also sang in a mixed quartet, Three Queens and a Joker. They became the inaugural Sweet Adelines International Mixed Quartet Champion in 2017.
Mitch also brings leadership experience in all aspects of barbershopping. He has served as the Sunshine District’s VP of Marketing, and also as a clinician for several Young Men and Young Women in Harmony programs.
Mitch was raised in Chappaqua, New York. He first came to the Midwest to attend Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, graduating with a degree in Telecommunications. He presently lives in Riverwoods, Illinois with his wife Stacy and two children. He works in the home renovation field and is employed as a designer and project manager.
New Tradition is excited to have Mitch take the New Tradition Chorus forward on our musical journey.