15th at the BHNZ Quartet Contest in Palmerston North
Date Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2022
Near the end of September we attended the Barbershop Harmony New Zealand convention in Palmerston North, singing in both quartet and choruses. We ended up placing 15th in the quartet contest (out of 33 quartets). Overall, we're happy with our performance, given that we'd really only sung together about 8 times this year as a full four-some.
Back rehearsing after COVID-19 Lockdown
Date Posted: Sun, 14 Jun 2020
Has been great to sing together again after New Zealand dropped to Level 1 of our lockdown, meaning we were allowed to associate with people again. We've got a couple of new songs we're working on, and are looking forward to entertaining people again!
7th in Christchurch
Date Posted: Sun, 15 Sep 2019
Hometown participated at the recent Barbershop Harmony New Zealand convention in Christchurch, succeeding in our goal to make the quartet finals. We sang 4 songs - You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You, He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother, Mean To Me and Where The Southern Roses Grow - and achieved an average score of 66.8% across the three categories.
Hear us on Wellington Access Radio
Date Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2019
On Thursday 14th February, we were featured on Wellington Access Radio (106.1) as part of the Huttzone show hosted by John Macdonald - a couple of chorus songs were played, the quartet sang a couple of songs live, and we discussed why we like barbershop and a little of the history of the chorus.