Enjoy these photos from the 2013 Midwest Quartet Convention – the final year at Adventureland Palace Theater in Altoona, IA. Click on the photos to view them larger. Also, don’t forget to see the picture gallery from 2012!
(Photography by Taylor Garms and Dave Huikko)
David Garms, Tom Brown, and Mark DeCook chatting.
“The calm before the storm.”
Sam, Jayme, and Caleb Garms (The Garms Family) salute MWQA president, Gary VanEngelenhoven (Living Water Quartet).
Kris Garms (The Garms Family) tuning before the evening sessions.
Shoal Creek Revival
Part of the finale group on Friday night.
The Garms Family
The 2013 MWQA programs were a hit!
4 His Love
Setting the tables up.
Judy Todd, Dee Worley, Kris Garms, and Karla DeCook hard at work at the ticket tables.
The Master’s Plan
Liberty Belles (by the way, they are still looking for a third member!)
MWQA’s “chariots”: the golf carts. 🙂
A glimpse of the attendees.
The diligent sound crew, Jeff and Chris of the Chancellors Quartet.
Poor Jeff Rudloff (4 His Love) was the victim of this prank…
The Chancellors (minus their lead, Ian…and their baritone Chris was running the sound and singing simultaneously.)
TyAnn Sinnamon (The Master’s Plan) and Dave Buckingham (Forgiven Quartet) during soundcheck.
Special Delivery, who was missing a few members, with Chad Larson (Hear by Faith).
Still Water Quartet
Headin’ Home Quartet
Emcee Tom Brown did a fantabulous job during the weekend.
Dale Taylor, Kendal Clark, and Tommy Bruce of Still Water smile for the camera.
The pranks abounded this year…
You never know what to expect on stage during MWQA! (4-Told Quartet)
Living Water Quartet
New Shoes Quartet
Crimson River with Kendal Clark (Still Water) making a surprise appearance!
The groups still around on Friday evening gathered for a special finale.