"Jim's combination of infectious positivity, a great ear, and solid
      teaching skills make him a great coach for groups at any level."
      -- District champion & international competitor quartet

    "
The sound you helped us create was amazing.   There are times when
      I sing with those guys and I think……is this really my chorus?
"
      --  District finalist chorus
 
    "What makes Jim a great coach is that he is very personable.  He
      makes sessions non-threatening, fun and understandable."
     
--  District finalist quartet


    "I love it when Jim works his magic!.  He knows just what to say and how to say it."
     
--  Sweet Adeline regional medalist chorus


If your barbershop quartet or chorus is ready to take it to the next level, then you've come to the right place!

Jim Emery is a master coach for quartets and choruses who are looking to make the next quantum leap in their vocal and musical performance. 
  • As a certified Singing judge and past Singing Category Specialist in the Barbershop Harmony Society's contest & judging program, Jim has witnessed thousands of performances and knows what works and what doesn't. 
  • Having performed on the International contest stage over 40 times in both quartets and choruses, he knows what it's like when the curtain goes up and the lights are bright, as well as the preparation required to get there. 
  • Having coached scores of men's and women's groups, Jim knows what works to turn around an ensemble that may be struggling or one that just wants to stay on top of its game. 
  • And he enjoys working with groups at any skill and experience level.

So don't delay.  Contact Jim and start getting better today.  But be prepared to move on up to the next level!

Jim Emery
612-802-7288
james.e.emery@gmail.com