Keeping you in the loop ...

K2 (Kingsmen) success at Saltash MusicFest 2018

A small group (named K2) of twenty Kingsmen directed by Kingsmen Deputy Music Director Gary Rowe competed in the annual Saltash Music Festival and came away again with the trophy for the fourth year in succession with a distinction, a mark of 87% and glowing comments from the adjudicator Jeffrey Wynn Davies quote:

"A foot tapping opening (Breaking Up Is Hard To Do) with clear, precise rhythm and texture and solid balance. Well done. Second song 'May I Never Love Again' - not a dry eye in the house! An impressive 20 piece chorus! Thank you!"
Gary directed the combined men's and women's choruses and choirs at the end of the evening with a lively rendition of 'Let's Get Together Again'!

A Kingsmen quartet called 'Enigma' (Barrington Sowden-bass, Peter Goodliffe - tenor, Dave Griffiths - lead and Gary Rowe - baritone) stepped up at the last minute to perform in the male quartet competition after one of the guys in 'Razorsharp' quartet took ill and had to withdraw from the competition. 'Enigma' put in a very good performance under the circumstances with excellent comments from the adjudicator. So well done to them.

This shows the diversity of the Kingsmen that they can call on other quartets to fill the breach!

And nine Kingsmen and their wives make up an a cappella group called 'Crewmates' who have been together for just over two years, entered the mixed choir competition. They just lost out to Green Valley Harmony (Exeter) with a creditable performance of their latest two songs 'Say A Little Prayer' and 'Caravan of Love'.

All in all a fantastic evening of close harmony singing from everyone who took part, finishing with a lively and fun 'afterglow' in the Brunel Inn.

ba barbershop logo

We are proud members of the British Association of Barbershop Singers.

Share Us

We can often be found singing in the Crabshell inn after rehearsals on Wednesdays.

crab shell inn logo

St Austell Brewery tribute pump logo 

St Austell Brewery sponsors The Kingsmen

Guest Book

  • I would like to say how much my wife and I enjoyed your performance at Buckland Tout Saints on Christmas Eve. It perfectly set the scene for what was a marvellous break.... Read More

  • Hi There I would just like to say i had the Pleasure of Meeting 4Kandles at Harmony College...Great Great Performance and a Superb Bunch of Guys.. Thank you to Greg for the great... Read More
    Mark Connelly

  • Thank you so much for the Christmas CD, my 91 year old dad and I have been singing along this morning!... Read More
    Anita Hyde

  • Have missed listening to you, will try and catch up again soon, when I can get over i'll check out your diary to find where you are singing.... Read More

  • 16 of the Kingsmen singers performed at the Central Church Torquay mens breakfast and we were very impressed with the quality of the singing and harmonies - and they are even nice... Read More
    Steve Norman

Get in Touch

Evangelical Church,
Fore Street,

Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 10pm

01548 856528

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Form



© 2019 - Kingsmen Barbershop Harmony Chorus - All rights reserved

Legal Stuff | Sitemap

The Kingsbridge Barbershop Harmony Club subscribe to and are signatories of the BABS Child & Vulnerable Adult, Data protection and the Equality & Diversity Policies.
View policy details here