2017 ACSC board of directors

President- Matt Suellentrop

Vice President- Shaun Whisler

Secretary- Aaron Walker

Immediate Past President- Rich Huyck


CHAMPION QUARTETS

1947 - Keynoters

Spencer, Iowa

Bob Norris, tenor; Bob Sopeland, lead; Paul Krile, baritone; Harold Krile; bass

1948 - HyPower Serenaders

Kansas City, Missouri

Don McPherson, tenor; Ben Franklin, lead; Bert Phelps, baritone; Dale Warrick, bass

1949 - Keymasters

Lincoln, Nebraska

Hal Sienknecht, tenor; Vern Heiliger, lead; Bill Roberts, baritone; Dale Heiliger, bass

1950 - Siouxland Four

Sioux City, Iowa

Wayne Spies, tenor; Bob Haggblade, lead; Bob Bogenrief, baritone; Dean Harrison, bass

1951 - Four Teens

1952 International Quartet Champions

St. Louis, Missouri

John Steinmetz, tenor; Jim Chinnock, lead; Don Lamont, baritone; Don Cahall, bass

1952 - The Gamboliers

Kansas City, Missouri

John Dooley, tenor; Ed Schliebs, lead; Orval Wilson, baritone; Jim Byrne, bass

1953 - The Orphans

1954 International Quartet Champions

Wichita, Kansas

Bud Bingham, tenor; Bob Groom, lead; Pete Tyree, baritone; Joy Bond, bass

1954 - The Skymasters

Omaha, Nebraska

Joe Zwirn, tenor; Jim Baird, lead; Bob Schneider, baritone; Harold Sterling, bass

1955 - The Hawkeye Four

Des Moines, Iowa

Bob Langerak, tenor; Bob Boudewyns, lead; Fred Owns, baritone; Jerry Pike, bass

1956 - The Four Pichikers

1959 International Quartet Champions

Springfield, Missouri

Larry Hedgpeth, tenor; Keith Keltner, lead; Keith Young, baritone; Joe Delzell, bass

1957 - BMA Gamboliers

Kansas City, Missouri

Barney Wasson, tenor; Ed Schliebs, lead; Orval Wilson, baritone; Harold Robinette, bass

1958 - Buccaneers

Springfield, Missouri

Frank Matherly, tenor; George Robinson, lead; Norm Shryer, baritone; Morris Toalson, bass

1959 - Four Cavaliers

Wichita, Kansas

Frazier Allen, tenor; Bill Rose, lead; Bryron Brittain, baritone; Jay Bond, bass

1960 - Four Nubbins

Spencer, Iowa

Bob Norris, tenor; Bob Sopeland, lead; Paul Krile, baritone; Harold Krile, bass

1961 - The Vigortones

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Ken Vogel, tenor; Dick Leighton, lead; Len Bjella, baritone; Bob Nance, bass

1962 - The Kippers

St. Joseph, Missouri

Ken Gabler, tenor; Tom Taylor, lead; John Goldsberry, baritone; Don Page, bass 

1963 - The Hi-Chords

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Bill Butler, tenor; Herb Thomson, lead; Dean Moon, baritone; Pete Tyree, bass

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1964 - The Astro-Naughts

 River City, Iowa

Phil Hunget, tenor; Gene Gallogly, lead; Lavern Robeoltman, baritone; Ron Phillips, bass

1965 - The Cavaliers

Wichita, Kansas

Jim Decker, tenor; Bill Harvey, lead; Bryron Brittain, baritone; Jay Bond, bass

1966 - The Four Kippers

Kansas City & St. Joseph, Missouri

Ken Gabler, tenor; Byron Myers, lead; John Goldsberry, baritone; Gil Lefholz, bass

1967 - Foremen

Fort Dodge, Iowa

Perry Johnson, tenor; Curtis Kerns, lead; John Nielsen, baritone; Garland Westerman, bass

1968 - The Hi-Landers

Denver, Colorado

Karl Penner, tenor; Wayne Hood, lead; Hugh Hohnstein, baritone; Russ Thompson, bass

1969 - Midwest Four

Mason City, Iowa

Wayne Johnson, tenor; Gene Gallogly, lead; Rich Thompson, baritone; Don Fraser, bass

1970 - The Personal Touch

Topeka, Wamego, Hays & Emporia, Kansas

Greg Lyne, tenor; Roger Odell, lead; Ron Ochs, baritone; Stan Grossman, bass

1971 - The Mid-Continentals

St. Joseph, Missouri

Ken Gabler, tenor; Byron Myers, lead; Paul Holliday, baritone; Ron Meng, bass

Tim Flemming, original lead

1972 - Jax of Harmony

Des Moines, Iowa

John Mininger, tenor; Michael Rehberg, lead; Roger Spahr, baritone; Jerry Pike, bass

Ron Morden, replacement baritone

1973 - Formalities

Iowa City, Iowa

Larry Knipfer, tenor; Doug Nichol, lead; Loran Hershberger, baritone; Bob Thoennes, bass

Bob Travis, replacement baritone; Larry Monson, replacement bass

1974 - The Morning Times

Kansas City, Missouri

Dave Snook, tenor; Roger Odell, lead; Stephen Leone, baritone; Stan Grossman, bass

1975 - The Classic Collection

1982 International Quartet Champions

Hastings, Nebraska & Denver, Colorado

Curt Hutchinson, tenor; Larry Wilson, lead; Joe Heltne, baritone; Terry Heltne, bass

George Davidson, replacement baritone

1976 - Rural Route 4

1986 International Quartet Champions

Everett Roth, tenor; Calvin Yoder, lead; Rufus Kenagy, baritone; Willard Yoder, bass

Jim Bagby, replacement baritone; Don Kahl, replacement tenor; Wes Yoder, replacement tenor

1977 - River City Delegation

Mason City, Iowa

Rick Spero, tenor; Dave Picken, lead; Gary Goodwin, baritone; Ron Phillips, bass

1978 - Chord Motor Company

Lincoln, Nebraska

Dale Heiliger, tenor; Lance Powell, lead; Al Dittmer, baritone; Dale Comer, bass

1979 - Quadratic Equation

St. Louis, Missouri

Jim Flowers, tenor; Neal Frederiksen, lead; David Wright, baritone; Dennis McCann, bass

1980 - Favorite Songs

Mason City, Iowa

Kevin Lineicum, tenor; Dave Boyd, lead; Paul Wigley, baritone; Gary Eliason, bass

1981 - Corner Quartet

Kansas City, Missouri

Don Kahl, tenor; Lance Hellmann, lead; Steve Leone, baritone; Stan Grossman, bass

1982 - Harmony Spectrum

Kansas City, Missouri

Gene Bowers, tenor; Dave Krause, lead; Jim Bagby, baritone; Willard Yoder, bass

1983 - New St. Louis Vocal Band

Springfield, Illinois & St. Charles, Missouri

Jim Flowers, tenor; Mike Griebel, lead; David Wright, baritone; Gale Wickham, bass

1984 - Special Touch

Topeka, Kansas; Kansas City & Sedalia, Missouri

Rick Kready, tenor; Dave Krause, lead; Bud Clark, baritone; Matt Moore, bass

1985 - Missouri Valley Music Company

Black Hawk Metro, Iowa; Fremont & Omaha, Nebraska

John Vaughn, tenor; Jon Ellis, lead; Lief Erickson, baritone; Dave Pinkall, bass 

1986 - KC Connection

Kansas City, Missouri

Rod Rule, tenor; Wayne Lankenau, lead; Rich Huyck, baritone; Larry Wilson, bass 

1987 - Gateway City Slickers

St. Charles & St. Louis, Missouri

Rich Knight, tenor; Asa Wilson, lead; David Wright, baritone; Barry Moore, bass

1988 - The Gas House Gang

1993 International Quartet Champions

St. Charles, Missouri

Joe Fink, tenor; Rich Knight, lead; Rob Henry, baritone; Jim Henry, bass

Kipp Buckner, replacement tenor; Brandon Guyton, replacement baritone

1989 - State Line Celebration

Algona, Iowa

Kent Madison, tenor; Bill Hansen, lead; Dennis Hagen, baritone; Bill Trees, bass

1990 - Main Street Station

Newton, Kansas

Steve Hoskins, tenor; Wayne Lankenau, lead; Brent Lembke, baritone; David Hill, bass 

1991 - Saint City Singers

St. Joseph, Missouri

Ken Gabler, tenor; Bemo Myers, lead; Byron Myers, baritone; Stand Grossman, bass

1992 - Sound Legacy

Cedar Rapids, Des Moines & Waterloo, Iowa

John Vaughn, tenor; Chris Johnson, lead; Randy Weir, baritone; John Hayden, bass

1993 - Four From Home

St. Charles & Springfield, Missouri

Joel Lancaster, tenor; Doug Brooks, lead; Dave Brooks, baritone; Jeffrey Freese, bass

1994 - 12th Street Rag

Kansas City, Missouri

Rick Kready, tenor; Mark Fortino, lead; John Fortino, baritone; Keith Schweer, bass

Micah Jeppesen, replacement tenor, Barry Moore, replacement bass

1995 - Freefall

Beatrice & Lincoln, Nebraska; Kansas City & St. Joseph, Missouri

Jim Clark, tenor; Bemo Myers, lead; Scott Spilker, baritone; Darin Drown, bass

1996 - Nebraska Compromise

Fremont, Nebraska

Jamey Nygren, tenor; Curt Johnson, lead; Ken Von Seggern, baritone; Dave Pinkall, bass

1997 - The E.I.B. Quartet

St. Charles, Missouri

Joel Lancaster, tenor; Bill Benner, lead; Kevin Keller, baritone; Barry Moore, bass

1998 - 3 Men & a Melody

Kansas City, Missouri

Chris Droegemueller, tenor; Eric Derks, lead; Brad Stephens, baritone; Brian Bellof, bass

Rob Mathieu, replacement tenor

Jurassic Larks

1998 International Senior Quartet Champions

Victor Neilsen, tenor; Vince Yinger, lead; G.W. Lewallen, baritone; Barney Alleman, bass

1999 - Sibling Rivalry

Lincoln, Nebraska

Kevin Burklund, tenor; Eric Bell, lead; Ed Bell, baritone; Aaron Burklund, bass

2000 - Phase II

Fremont, Nebraska

Pete Kruse, tenor; Randy Sanders, lead; Bryan Nelson, baritone; P.D. Stibor, bass

2001 - Noise Boys

Springfield, Missouri

Bemo Myers, tenor; Curt Angel, lead; Brian Plunkett, baritone; Jeff Veteto, bass

Don Conner, replacement baritone

2002 - Two State Four

Cedar Rapids, Des Moines & Iowa City, Iowa; Fremont, Nebraska

John Vaughan, tenor; Curt Meier, lead; Chad Knipfer, baritone; Dave Pinkall, bass

2003 - Cadence

St. Charles, Missouri

Alex Brandt, tenor; Doug Brook, lead; Dave Brooks, baritone; Vince Smith, bass

2004 - Vocal Spectrum

2004 International Collegiate Quartet Champions

2006 International Quartet Champions

St. Charles, Missouri

Tim Waurick, tenor; Eric Dalbey, lead; Jonny Moroni, baritone; Chris Hallam, bass

2005 - Take 4

Lincoln, Nebraska & Kansas City, Missouri

Rick Kready, tenor; Jeff Kready, lead; Grant Hunget, baritone; Aaron Burklund, bass

2006 - Quadio

Kansas City, Missouri

Rob Mathieu, tenor: Michael Troyer, lead; Grant Hunget, baritone; Matt Moore, bass

2007 - High Definition

Kansas City & Springfield, Missouri

Rob Mathieu, tenor; Mark Fortino, lead; John Fortino, baritone; Adam Veteto, bass

2008 - Crossroads

2009 International Chorus Champions

Hillsdale, Michigan & St. Charles, Missouri

Fred Ferrell, tenor; Mike Slamka, lead; Brandon Guyton, baritone; Jim Henry, bass

2009 - Skyline

Greendale, Wisconsin & Metro Kansas City, Missouri

Jake Pirner, tenor; Tim Ziekle, lead; Josh Umhoefer, baritone; Mike Louque, bass

2010 - Progression

St. Charles, Missouri

Matt Suellentrop, tenor; Mark Wheeler, lead; Mark Keever, baritone; Chris Lowry, bass

2011 - Voices Unlimited

Kansas City, Missouri

Micah Jeppesen, tenor; Mark Fortino, lead; John Fortino, baritone; Shaun Whisler, bass

2012 - Dominant Prep

2012 International 4th Place Collegiate Medalists

St. Charles, Missouri

Matt Suellentrop, tenor; Aaron Pollard, lead; Nathan Johnston, baritone; Bryan Ziegler, bass

2013 - Premium Blend

Kansas City & Springfield, Missouri

Austin Veteto, tenor; Mark Fortino, lead; Jeff Veteto, baritone; Adam Veteto, bass

2014 - BoomTown

South Central Kansas

Zane Sutton, tenor; Caleb Fouse, lead; Aaron Walker, baritone; Shaun Whisler, bass

2015 - Switchback

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Terry Blessing, tenor; John Hayden, lead; Erik Sherard, baritone; Lee Thomsen, bass

2016 - Harmonium

Kansas City & Metro Kansas City, Missouri


3x District Champions

Jay Bond

The Orphans (1953)

Four Cavaliers (1959)

The Cavaliers (1965)

John Fortino

12th Street Rag (1994)

High Definition (2007)

Voices Unlimited (2011)

Rick Kready

Special Touch (1984)

12th Street Rag (1994)

Take 4 (2005)

Bemo Myers

Saint City Singers (1991)

Freefall (1995)

Noise Boys (2001)

Byron Myers

The Four Kippers (1966)

The Mid Continentals (1971)

Saint City Singers (1991)

Dave Pinkall

Missouri Valley Music Company (1985)

Nebraska Compromise (1996)

Two State Four (2002)

John Vaughan

Missouri Valley Music Company (1985)

Sound Legacy (1992)

Two State Four (2002)

David Wright

Quadratic Equation (1979)

New St. Louis Vocal Band (1983)

Gateway City Slickers (1987)

4x District Champions

Ken Gabler

The Kippers (1962)

The Four Kippers (1966)

The Mid Continentals (1971)

Saint City Singers (1991)

Stan Grossman

The Personal Touch (1970)

The Morning Times (1974)

Corner Quartet (1981)

Saint City Singers (1991)

5x District Champions

Mark Fortino

12th Street Rag (1994)

High Definition (2007)

Voices Unlimited (2011)

Premium Blend (2013)

Harmonium (2016)

2x District Champions

Brian Bellof

3 Men & a Melody (1998)

Harmonium (2016)

Bryron Brittain

Four Cavaliers (1959)

The Cavaliers (1965)

Dave Brooks

Four From Home (1993)

Cadence (2003)

Doug Brooks

Four From Home (1993)

Cadence (2003)

Aaron Burklund

Sibling Rivalry (1999)

Take 4 (2005)

Jim Flowers

Quadratic Equation (1979)

New St. Louis Vocal Band (1983)

Gene Gallogly

Astro-Naughts (1964)

Midwest Four (1969)

John Goldsberry

The Kippers (1962)

The Four Kippers (1966)

John Hayden

Sound Legacy (1992)

Switchback (2015)

Dale Heiliger

Keymasters (1949)

Chord Motor Company (1978)

Jim Henry

Gas House Gang (1988)

Crossroads (2008)

Grant Hunget

Take 4 (2005)

Quadio (2006)

Micah Jeppesen

Voices Unlimited (2011)

Harmonium (2016)

Rich Knight

Gateway City Slickers (1987)

Gas House Gang (1988)

David Krause

Harmony Spectrum (1982)

Special Touch (1984)

Joel Lancaster

Four From Home (1993)

The E.I.B. Quartet (1997)

Wayne Lankenau

KC Connection (1986)

Main Street Station (1990)

Steve Leon

The Morning Times (1974)

Corner Quartet (1981)

Rob Mathieu

Quadio (2006)

High Definition (2007)

Barry Moore

Gateway City Slickers (1987)

The E.I.B. Quartet (1997)

Matt Moore

Special Touch (1984)

Quadio (2006)

Roger Odell

The Personal Touch (1970)

The Morning Times (1974)

Ron Phillips

Astro-Naughts (1964)

River City Delegation (1977)

Jerry Pike

The Hawkeye Four (1955)

Jax of Harmony (1972)

Ed Schliebs

The Gamboliers (1952)

BMA Gamboliers (1957) 

Matt Suellentrop

Progression (2010)

Dominant Prep (2012)

Michael Troyer

Quadio (2006)

Harmonium (2016)

Pete Tyree

The Orphans (1953)

Hi-Chords (1963)

Adam Veteto

High Definition (2007)

Premium Blend (2013)

Jeff Veteto

Noise Boys (2001)

Premium Blend (2013)

Shaun Whisler

Voices Unlimited (2011)

BoomTown (2014)

Larry Wilson

The Classic Collection (1975)

KC Connection (1986)

Orval Wilson

The Gamboliers (1952)

BMA Gamboliers (1957)

Willard Yoder

Rural Route 4 (1976)

Harmony Spectrum (1982)

Micah Jeppesen, tenor; Mark Fortino, lead; Michael Troyer, baritone; Brian Bellof, bass