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“Miller Time” awarded first place at the 39th Bloomer Bash Quartet Showcase

On September 9th, the Dunn County Barbershoppers held their 39th Annual Bloomer Bash Quartet Showcase in Bloomer, WI.

It was a night of harmonizing, with 4 part a cappella singing in quartets that the guys had randomly formed. It was pretty exciting with the chapter of 27 members to have 21 singers perform in various quartets. Some of the singers even decided to perform out of their element, learning a voice part they don’t normally sing.

The contest was close, but the judges decided on three (3) quartet winners.

• 1st Place – “Miller Time Quartet”: Pat Hogan, Neil Segerstrom, Craig Schultz, Phil Schector

• 2nd Place – “Moon Shine Boys Quartet”: Wilbur Hoppe, Pat Mulheron, Dave McNaughton, Darrell Hoepner

• 3rd Place – “Decomposed Quartet”: Gary Johnson, Terry Hoepner, Craig Schultz, Darrell Hoepner

The Dunn County Chapter of Barbershop Harmony is welcoming men of all ages to visit us as guests at our chorus rehearsals. The chorus is open to all men who enjoy singing. Weekly rehearsals are on Tuesdays beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Colfax Lutheran Church basement, 600 Balsam St., Colfax, WI. A great musical experience in 4-part a cappella harmony, a great community service, great fellowship and fun!

For more information contact Dave McNaughton at 715-235-9377 or Gary Thorson at 715-962-3038. You can also visit www.dcbarbershop.org or Facebook: Dunn County Barbershoppers. The ability to read music is not required; the willingness to share with others and to enjoy good fellowship and close harmony is essential.