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Musical Island Boys - 2014 International Champions
Musical Island Boys 2014 International Champions

Welcome!

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!

 

Pan Pacific Contest Results

We had a great time at the Pan Pacific convention in Wellington!  Lots of good singing and fun was had by all. 

Full results for the convention are available at http://www.nzabs.org.nz/events/conventions/panpacific-2014/contest-results 

Congratulations to Vocal FX (NZABS chorus champions), Manawatunes (Small Chorus champions), Revelation (NZ Open Quartet champions) and Pasttime (NZ Senior Quartet Champions)

 

Musical Island Boys - 2014 International Champions

Congratulations to Jeff, Lusa, Matt and Will, the MUSICAL ISLAND BOYS! Champions of the world! 

 

Vocal FX - 10th in the world!

Vocal FX have placed 10th in the world, amongst a VERY strong International Chorus Contest! Congratulations guys!   Full scores available here.

 

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!

 

WHAT IS BARBERSHOP?

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.

FIND A CHORUS!

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

BARBERSHOP IN SCHOOLS

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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