Mighty River Harmony, Hamilton
Harbour Capital Chorus
Musical Island Boys
The Vocal Network
Youth Chorus


Welcome to the New Zealand Association of Barbershop Singers homepage.  We are the national body encompassing chapters of men all over the country that love to sing in four part harmony. Want to know more, then why not browse our site. You're sure to find guys near where you are who love to sing!


Invercargill 2013 Contest Results

The contest results from the recent contests in Invercargill have now beenuploaded.  Congratulations to The Vocal Network (quartet champs) and VocalFX (chorus champs) for winning the contests!

The results are available at


Note: The chorus and quartet results are multi-page PDFs, as the results are broken into categories for this year. 


Musical Island Boys - 2013 Silver Medalists

The Musical Island Boys competed in Toronto at the International Barbershop Convention, and achieved a silver medal.  They were narrowly beaten by Masterpiece, guests of the 2010 NZABS convention in Hamilton.

Well done Jeff, Lusa, Will and Matt!  We've proud of you and what you've achieved! 

Deke Sharon's article on Barbershop

Deke Sharon founded CASA (Contemporary A Cappella Society), 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),and custom arranges music (over 2,000 songs).


In this article, Barbershop: A Cappella's Martial Art, he explains his view of Barbershop Singing. It's a fascinating read!



Barbershop isn't as old school as you'd think. Click here to find out more about our choruses and quartets, the music, and what modern day barbershop is all about.


There are chapters all over the country who would love to see you visit them for an evening. Find a chorus now!


New Zealand has the most active youth barbershop programme in the world. Find out more about what we do, and see a calendar of youth events that are occurring around the country!

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