Musical Island Boys

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Musical Island Boys is the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2006 International Collegiate Quartet Champion, NZABS's 2007 National Quartet Champions and 2014 International Quartet Champion.


Quartet Members

The quartet have never changed their line up since they were established in 2002. It's members are:

  • Tenor: Jeff Hunkin
  • Lead: Marcellus (Lusa) Washburn
  • Bari: William Hunkin
  • Bass: Matthew Gifford

Jeff and William Hunkin are brothers. All four members began singing barbershop together during their time at Tawa College, Wellington NZ.

Contest Placement

International - Open

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
10th 4th 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st

*In 2009, Musical Island Boys won the Dealer's Choice Award for being the highest placing debut quartet.

International - Collegiate

2004 2005 2006
3rd (tie) 3rd 1st

Nationals - NZABS

2007
1st

Recordings

  • Musical Island Boys - Musical Island Boys (2006)
  • Musical Island Boys - Once Upon A Time (2009)
  • Musical Island Boys - Dream (2013)
  • Musical Island Boys - Four (2015)

Extended History

2007 NZABS Quartet Champions

All 4 members also competed in the 2007, 2009, & 2011 International BHS Chorus contests, placing 11th, 10th, & 7th respectively, with Vocal FX (NZABS)

External Links


Barbershop Harmony Society - International Collegiate Quartet Champions
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