Benchmark - Australian Seniors Gold Medalists Barbershop Quartet
A Capella singing in the Barbershop Style

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LATEST NEWS (older stories here):

June 29, 2014 - Benchmark wins Sunshine Region medals at Singfest

We were delighted to sing with Tom Percy again, winning the Senior Quartet gold medal, and also Bronze in the Open Quartet contests.  Benchmark has won the Senior Quartet gold medal 7 times out of 7, which is a record for any region as far as we know.  In the Open Quartet contests we have also clocked up 4 gold and 2 bronze medals.

It was a very close contest!  Benchmark scored 433 points, and were only narrowly beaten by Escapade on 437 (Gold) and Blindside on 437 (Silver).  That's not a "typo" folks - Escapade tied with Blindside on overall score.  Normally the Singing category score is then used to break the tie, but those were a tie too.  So, it came down to the Music category to break the tie (148 versus 146)!  Well done, Escapade and Blindside. 

March 9, 2014 - Benchmark to entertain on The Ghan

Benchmark will be entertaining passengers on The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide between 23 and 26 April, as part of Great Southern Rail's commemoration of the ANZAC anniversary.  The Ghan is one of the great railway journeys in the world, crossing the red centre of Australia in luxury.

For more on The Ghan, please go to http://www.greatsouthernrail.com.au/site/the_ghan.jsp.  Join us on the journey if you can!


Please look around our site for more information, but here are some quick links:
  • To learn more about Benchmark and its members, please go to out About Benchmark page.
  • If you would like to buy a CD, or just generally join our mailing list to hear news etc, please go to our Contact.. page.  Remember to check the Order CD check box if you want a CD.  We will contact you to confirm payment and shipping.
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