A Chorus of Quartet Champions

The Masters of Harmony is not only an international championship chorus, but also a Chorus of Champions. We have quartet champions that span the years from 1959 to the present. Our members, past and present, have achieved first place in competition at International, District, Collegiate and Novice quartet levels.

International Quartet Champions

Name Year Quartet
Jack Harding 1972 Golden Staters
John Sherburn
John Miller
1985 The New Tradition
Rob Menaker
John Sasine
Jeff Baker
Brett Littlefield
1996 Nightlife
Royce Ferguson
Mike Spencer
Mike Lawton
Bill Myers
1998 Revival
Mark Hale 2001 Michigan Jake
Garry Texeira
Chris Vaughn
Alan Gordon
2004 Gotcha!
Shawn York
Sean Devine
Patrick Claypool
Cory Hunt
2008 OC Times
Rob Menaker
Patrick Haedtler
Alan Gordon
Brett Littlefield
2013 Masterpiece

International Collegiate Quartet Champions

Name Year Quartet
Sam Papageorge 2007 Road Trip
Joey Buss
Jonny Tillery
Colin Plain
David Meye
2009 The Vagrants
Joey Buss
Jackson Niebrugge
Ryan Wisniewski
Jake Tickner
2013 The Newfangled Four

District Quartet Champions

Name Year District Quartet
Bruce Guthrie 1959 Far Western Saints
Jack Harding 1963 Far Western Golden Staters
Bill Merry 1967 Far Western Far Westerners
Greg Lyne 1970 Central States Personal Touch
Lefty Parasson 1970 Johnny Appleseed Akromatics
Bill Merry 1973 Far Western Harmony Express
Greg Lyne 1975 Evergreen Lionís Share
Steve Pence 1976 Johnny Appleseed Matinee Idols
Bill Merry 1979 Far Western Gentlemen Songsters
Earl Gauger 1981 Far Western Pacifica
John Sherburn
John Miller
1984 Far Western The New Tradition
Bob Hartley
Brian Philbin
1985 Pioneer Ivy League
Scott Kidder 1987 Far Western Kidder & Sons, Inc.
Craig Ewing 1988 Far Western Musician's Choice
Ken Potter 1990 Rocky Mountain Sound Syndicate
Rob Menaker
John Sasine
Jeff Baker
Brett Littlefield
1991 Far Western Nightlife
Joe DíAmore 1992 Far Western Standing Room Only
Les Dergan
Craig Ewing
Dean Waters
1993 Far Western Rhythm & Rhyme
Mike Spencer
Mike Lawton
1994 Far Western Western Union
Mark Hale 1995 Cardinal Michigan Jake
Royce Ferguson
Mike Spencer
Mike Lawton
Bill Myers
1997 Far Western Revival
James Sabina
Bob Hartley
Mike McGee
Brian Philbin
1996 Far Western Metropolis
Bill Merry 1996 Far Western (Super Senior) Rusty Roosters
Garry Texeira
Chris Vaughn
Alan Gordon
Scott Wilson
1998 Far Western Gotcha!
Art Taylor
Les Weiser
Lefty Parasson
Dave Briner
2000 Far Western (Senior) Mutual Fun
Gary Steinkamp
Dean Waters
Scott Kidder
Joe DíAmore
2001 Far Western Finale
Ken Potter
Sean Devine
Sam Papageorge
Kelly Shepard
2002 Far Western Samís Club
Bob Heron
David Livingston
2002 Far Western (Senior) Time Honored
Shawn York
Sean Devine
Patrick Claypool
Cory Hunt
2004 Far Western OC Times
David Livingston 2004 Far Western (Senior) Sands of Time
Craig Ewing
Tom Moore
Gregg Bernhard
Martin Fredstrom
2005 Far Western Hi-Fidelity
Scott Kidder
Joe DíAmore
2007 Far Western VocalEase
Les Weiser 2007 Far Western (Senior) California Crossroads
Denny Burke 2007 Far Western (Super Senior) Harmony.com
Rob Menaker
Mark Hale
Alan Gordon
Brett Littlefield
2008 Far Western Masterpiece
Tom Moore
Jason Remley
Sam Papageorge
J. Friedman
2009 Far Western The Edge
Art Taylor
Larry Goodfried
Bob Heron
Dan Place
2009 Far Western (Super Senior) Top-Notch
Matt Gray
Josh Szolomayer
John Brockman
Paul Tabone
2010 Far Western The Crush
Les Dergan
David Livingston
CJ Sams
Bill Wilson
2011 Far Western (Senior) Velvet Frogs
Ken Potter 2011 Evergreen Quadraphonics
Joey Buss
Jackson Niebrugge
Ryan Wisniewski
Jake Tickner
2013 Far Western The Newfangled Four
Graham Pence
Tom Moore
Matt Swann
Joe D'Amore
2014 Far Western American Pastime

Far Western District Novice Quartet Champions

Name Year Quartet
Shawn York
Sean Devine
Patrick Claypool
2003 OC Times
Garry Texeira
Colby Stroud
Justin Miller
Brian Harmon
2005 The Club
John Forrest
Jude Thomas
2011 56 East
Joey Buss
Jackson Niebrugge
Ryan Wisniewski
Jake Tickner
2013 The Newfangled Four


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