Clippers History

Page 2 of 5 - 1991 (Gold Coast) - 1993 (Perth)

 The River City Clippers in 1991


For the 1991 convention, four of the Barbertones members formed a new Quartet called A Cut Above which, at it's first outing at the 1991 convention, won the 3rd place Bronze medal in the Quartet competition.

A Cut Above

L - R: Mike Muller (Tenor), John Unsworth (Lead), Bill Cronk (Bass), David Sheppard (Baritone).

The Clippers in 1992 sitting for a publicity photo

A 1992 promotion shot, ostensibly looking for a fourth member for a quartet

(L-R Colin Chapman, David Sheppard and Mike Muller)

The Clippers next major outing was the 1993 Convention in Perth in which they finished in fourth position winning the small chorus trophy but missing the bronze medal by 2 points.

River City Clippers - Perth 1993

The Clippers quartets competing were Seventh Heaven and City Slickers who finished 7th out of 36 entrants (enabling them to compete in the top-ten final).

City Slickers - Perth 1993

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