March 2019 - We have changed our quartet name from “Enigma” to
We have changed the name so we could be listed on the BABS (British Association of Barbershop Singers)
Web site (under the Quartet Listings) and participate in the quartet convention.
In 2018 we entered 4 music festivals in Devon and Cornwall and came 1st 3 times, and 2nd once in the barbershop quartet sections.
2018 - Modest crew are singing under the name Enigma
with a new baritone Gary
A Barbershop Quartet - Modest Crew was formed in April 2016
by combining four experienced barbershoppers
- Three from the Kingsmen, a chorus located in Kingsbridge Devon,
and one from the Pilgrimaires (now Ocean City Sound), a chorus located in Plymouth.
Message received after a singout at Dartmouth Country and Golf club,
celebrating Ann’s 75th Birthday party.
“Just to say a huge thank you to you and the boys for making my mum feel so so special,
you were amazing and we will recommend you to everyone ! Xx” - Lana
A fuller history of the quartet, is given on the history page.
We sing in the Barbershop style, and are available to sing at functions, anniversaries, weddings, parties and other gatherings. We normally are asked to sing for either one slot of around 20 minutes, or 2 slots of 15 minutes.
If you wish to find out more, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will get back to you.