Formed in May of 2009, this quartet immediately won the Oregon Senior Barbershop Quartet competition. They followed that with a win at the Evergreen District Senior Quartet competition in Whistler, British Columbia. They are honored to have been awarded 4th place bronze medals in the Barbershop Harmony Society's Mid-Winter convention in Tampa, Florida in January 2010.
Baritone: Kevin Stephens
Kevin (along with countless others) was the former lead of McKenzie Touring Company and has been given the opportunity to perform with many talented individuals throughout his musical experience. Kevin has an extensive barbershop and acapella background and was one of four vocalists to open the Colorado Symphony season. Kevin and his wife Nancy live in Salem, Oregon. They have a daughter graduated from Oregon State, a son graduated from University of Oregon, one child in Ashland and another in Texas.
Lead: Bob Martindale
Bob has been barbershopping since 2001 and was previously the lead singer (one of the “countless others”) for the comedy quartet, McKenzie Touring Company. Bob has extensive stage and theatrical experience and got his start in Barbershop while playing the part of Mayor Shinn in The Music Man. Bob and his wife Teresa live in Cottage Grove, Oregon and they share 3 children, eight grandchildren, one great grandchild and one Dachshund puppy named Magnolia.
Bass: Marty Anderson
Marty has been singing bass since high school, through 20 years in the Air Force, barbershopping since 1997 and previously singing with After Five, a Barbershop Quartet out of Eugene. Marty is the baby of the group and we had to wait for him to get "old" enough so we could include his great bass voice in our seniors quartet. Marty and his wife Dana live in Eugene, Oregon and, along with the rest of the quartet, are huge Oregon Duck fans!
Tenor: Gary Raze
Gary, with many years as tenor in the comedy quartet McKenzie Touring Company, is currently also singing tenor with Overtime, 2000 International Seniors Champions. You might recognize Gary from his stint as the crazy guy in the Les Schwabb battery commercials a few years back. Gary and his wife LeAnne live in Elmira, Oregon. They have two children and 3 grandchildren.
Competed in the International Barbershop Quartet contest in the following years and locations:
- 2010 – Tampa, Florida
- 2011 – Las Vegas, Nevada
- 2013 – Orlando, Florida
- 2014 – Long Beach, California
- 2015 – New Orleans, Louisiana
- 2017 – San Antonio, Texas
- 2018 – Costa Mesa, California
- 2019 – Nashville, Tennessee
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