Gaylord Chapter, Barbershop Harmony Society
Bush League Is coming . . .
. . . August 22 & 23, 2014
About Us

About Us
 
 
Front Row:  Erv Erickson(Seated), Bruce Allard, Jim Quin, Dick Beachnau, Fred Hanson, Bruce Fitzpatrick
 
Second Row: Dick Hartrick, Dr. Bob Westover, Ken Strohm, Tony Ackerman, Bud Ryckman, Bud Mielke
 
Third Row: Gary Grieger, Bob Dittman, Gary Poulos, Dennis McNamara, Dale Hanson
 
Music Director Marlyn Byrd is in Front facing the chorus.
 
Not Pictured: John Franciscus, Hank Hedges, Ethan Hughes, James Jimenez, Richard Moran, Eric Van Poucker, Leon Waldman, Tanner Ward, Dean Deliyanides, Richard Hughes, Bruce Hunting, Ed Messner

Back in 1995, four Gaylord area men walked out on the stage of the "Music Man", sang their first chord and Barbershop Harmony was born in Gaylord. The show became the nucleus of the Gaylord Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, or the "Harmonie Meisters" when 30 men from the audience said "me too." The popularity of the group is evident by the large number of events they have been asked to perform in. This group of guys has sung in many Gaylord Alpenfests, Lewiston Timberfest, Lewiston Historical Picnic, American Cancer Society functions, the Mackinaw City Music Festival, the Gladwin Concert in the Park series, West Branch's Art Fair and many senior citizens and church functions, and many other noteworthy events.
Traveling from eight counties, (Roscommon, Crawford, Otsego, Oscoda, Montmorency, Cheboygan, Charlevoix and Emmet) they are dedicated to singing the true American art form of four part, accapella music called Barbershop Harmony. Ranging in age from 17 years to 93 years, the group is considered a service organization for their giving of harmony and music in the local communities.

For more information about the Chorus or booking the chorus for your activity, Call Gary Grieger at 989-350-8411

 



 
The Gaylord Harmonie Meisters are members of Division IV of the Pioneer District. Division IV consists of Northern Michigan and part of Ontario. The other Chapters in the Division include The Traverse City Cherry Capital Chorus, The Alpena Huron Shores Chorus and the Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Northland Chorus. Pioneer District consists of all of the Lower Penensula and the Eastern Half of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Sault Ste. Marie and Windsor, Ontario, Canada. 
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