Island harmony a winner – NZ Herald NewsPosted on
First the unmitigated success of cheeky operatic trio Sol3Mio, and now the Musical Island Boys become a world champion barbershop quartet?
From the outside, it seems like a sudden coincidence that young Polynesian people are taking the world by storm in the most Palagi-est musical forms there are.
What’s got into them?
But the truth is, they’ve been darn good at this singing business for a very long time, and whichever path they head down — traditional choral groups, barbershop, opera, musical theatre — that talent comes from a joy they find in singing together from a young age.