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The Star Grand Hotel and Theatre

1  Casino Drive, Broadbeach


Freshly renovated in recent years and perfectly positioned on Broadbeach Island, this prestigious venue offers the ultimate blend of carefree enjoyment and ample opportunities to sing. Serving as the official Festival Headquarters for the Barbershop Harmony Festival this year, The Star Grand hotel offers 596 luxurious rooms with sweeping coastal and hinterland views (special rates for delegates coming soon!). With award winning restaurants, rejuvenating day spa, a 24-hour casino (we’re not endorsing gambling though) and most activities taking place onsite, you have all the ingredients for a memorable event.

All the Festival experiences you enjoy are back this year including the highly anticipated Barbershop Pub Chorus, Quartet Pop Ups, several harmony workshop sessions…. in fact, lots of non-contest singing opportunities. All Contest sessions and the Showcase on Saturday night will be held in the well-appointed theatre. Get ready for the ultimate Barbershop experience awaiting you this September at The Star Gold Coast!

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PCYC Bornhoffen Leadership Development Centre

3510 Nerang Murwillumbah Road, Natural Bridge


Embark on a harmonious journey with fellow singers at Harmony Academy to be held at PCYC Bornhoffen Leadership Development Centre, 3510 Nerang Murwillumbah Road, Natural Bridge, (nestled in the picturesque Gold Coast hinterland about a one hour drive from Broadbeach) from Sunday 8 September through to Wednesday 11 September. Designed for singers of all ages and skill levels, our immersive program offers a unique blend of music education and salubrious natural surroundings. From vocal technique sessions to ensemble rehearsals, our experienced faculty (more about our fabulous faculty in a future newsletter!) will guide participants toward vocal excellence while fostering a sense of community and personal growth. Whether you're a seasoned vocalist or new to barbershop, join us for an unforgettable experience of music, friendship, and self-discovery. Your Festival experience won’t be complete without attending Harmony Academy!


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