Recent news

May 22, 2019

During May of 2019, the Beehive Statesmen presented four shows, including shows in West Valley, South Jordan, and Draper. 

This marks an expansion of the Statesmen's service area which heretofore had been mostly relegated to the North East and East Central regions of the city.


Jan 04, 2019

The Beehive Statesmen were very active this holiday season.  We provided 11 concerts in 19 days to a wide audience.  These included our annual Christmas show, a concert in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square and concerts for 5 different senior/assisted living centers.  We...

Oct 22, 2018

Statesmen Serenade Seniors

On October, 20,2018 the Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Chorus performed at three senior care centers, The Ridge Foothill, Abbington Senior Living, and The Wellington. The Statesmen were ably directed by Penny Peshell and Paul Barlow and were supported by Fourth...

Sep 25, 2018

Front to Front

During the weekend of September 22, 2018 the Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Chorus traveled from the Wasatch Front to the Front Range to participate in the Rocky Mountain District Convention in Colorado Springs. The convention, which is centered around the chorus and quartet...

Jun 27, 2018

Pirate Invasion

The hallowed halls of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers (SUP) building were invaded on June 1st and 2nd by dozens of fearsome buccaneers sailing in on the S. S. Lida Rose. The pirates, led by Captain Penny Peshell and First Officer Paul Barlow, arrived just in time to start...

Jan 16, 2018

Come sing with the Beehive Statesmen  at our new rehearsal venue

Every Wednesday rain or shine from 6:30pm till 9:30

at the National Sons of the Utah Pioneers Headquarters

3301 E. Louise Ave. (2920 So.)
Salt Lake City, UT 84109

We would love to sing a few tags...

Jul 18, 2017

On Saturday, July 15th, the Beehive Statesmen, under the direction of Penny Peshell and Paul Barlow, held concerts at three different venues, the William G. Christoffersen Veteran's Home, the Wentworth at East Millcreek assisted living center, and the Wellington assisted...

May 21, 2017

The Beehive Statesmen's Spring 2017 show was a smashing success, with an audience of nearly 300.  The  younger folks delighted in songs like "I Will  Go Sailing No More, (from Toy Story 2), and "Be Our Guest", (from Beauty and the Beast), while the more seasoned audience members enjoyed old...

Apr 11, 2017



On April 7th, 2017, the Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Chorus, joined 3 other...

Mar 11, 2017

This Valentine's Day 6 quartets from the Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Chorus acted as cupid by delivering over 100 "Singing Valentines" to folks along the Wasatch Front. In addition, the chorus held Special Valentines Day Concerts for the Veterans at the VA hospital, and for the residents of...

Dec 23, 2016

The Beehive Statesmen Barbershop Chorus had the incredible opportunity to perform at Temple Square in Downtown Salt Lake City, in the historic Assembly Hall.
The audience was vey exepting of the Christmas themed repertoire.  Along with many Christmas Favorites this year...the Beehive...

Dec 09, 2016

Ringing in Christmas was the theme for this years Annual Chistmas Show with the Beehive Statesmen, held on December 5, 2016 at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center.  It was a great evening as the Chorus performed 4 new songs in our Christmas repertoire. Here We Come A Wassling,   In...