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Māori Party singing Praises of the Musical Island Boys | Scoop News

The Maori Party has congratulated four young men on a mission, who in 2002 took up barbershop singing at Tawa College, and tonight took out the Gold Medal in the 2014 International Barbershop Harmony Society competitions in Las Vegas. “The Musical Island Boys have now demonstrated they are among the best male barbershop quartets in the world” said Hon Dr Pita Sharples. “Matt Gifford, bass (Ngati ...
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No worries for Musical Island Boys | Stuff.co.nz

A Wellington barbershop quartet has won a major competition in the United States, the home of the art form. The Musical Island Boys - Matthew Gifford, Jeff and Will Hunkin and Marcellus Washburn - won first place in the 76th Annual International Barbershop Singing Convention in Las Vegas over the weekend. Shona Murray, who was head of the music department at Tawa College when the boys first got ...
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Musical Island Boys win world title – Story – Entertainment – 3 News

Kiwi a capella quartet the Musical Island Boys have taken the top title at the International Barbershop Singing Convention in Las Vegas. The quartet, which is made up of men of Maori and Pacific descent, is the first group from the Southern Hemisphere to win the championship and only the second group not from the United States to take the top spot. via Musical Island Boys win world title - Story...
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The Musical Island Boys on Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand coverage! Wellington based barbershop quartet The Musical Island Boys were named the International Quartet Champions at the 76th Annual Barbershop Harmony Society Convention in Las Vegas over the weekend. The group is only the second quartet from outside the United States to have won the title. The quartet have just arrived home in Wellington. via The Musical Island Boys | Aftern...
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Judges standing by to help keep you in the zone

With a whole new world of social media, modes of communication continue to expand. Our ability to reach out to anyone quickly is becoming easier and easier. Contest & Judging (C&J) recognizes that there are always questions bubbling up about rules concerning contests. To that end, there are a variety of services available to answer your questions vs asking on Facebook about the latest rumo...
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2014 International Chorus Contest Order of Appearance

Exact chorus schedule to be updated as soon as it's available Vocal Revolution Southern Gateway Chorus Masters of Harmony Upstate Harmonizers Central Standard Senate-Aires zero8 Harbourtown Sound Vocal Evolution Saltaires Sound of Illinois Voices in Harmony New Tradition THX Houston Tidelanders Entertainmen Voices of Gotham Voices of California Palmetto Vocal Project Men of ...
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World Mixed Championships to be sponsored by BinG! Barbershop in Germany

    BinG! Barbershop in Germany has announced its World Mixed Championships, to be held March 7-9 2014 in Dortmund. Mixed barbershop opens exciting new opportunities and perspectives to barbershop as a modern, living style of music. It promotes barbershop and makes it even more interesting to singers of all age groups. In the event that a country (e.g. U.S. and Canada)  has no repre...
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Place your bid for the Best Seat In The House

Most Barbershoppers think they can score contests as well as the judges. Now you can prove it -- from the vantage point of the judging area itself! This Fall, Harmony Foundation and the Contest & Judging program are teaming up to auction off a single seat at each & every contest session, including Division, District, Prelims and International. So if you’ve ever wanted to test out your ju...
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