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)
Still Water Quartet
Dale Taylor, Kendal Clark, and Tommy Bruce of Still Water smile for the camera.
You never know what to expect on stage during MWQA! (4-Told Quartet)
“The calm before the storm.”
Setting the tables up.
Emcee Tom Brown did a fantabulous job during the weekend.
The Chancellors (minus their lead, Ian…and their baritone Chris was running the sound and singing simultaneously.)
Poor Jeff Rudloff (4 His Love) was the victim of this prank…
Part of the finale group on Friday night.
Crimson River with Kendal Clark (Still Water) making a surprise appearance!
Shoal Creek Revival
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.
Judy Todd, Dee Worley, Kris Garms, and Karla DeCook hard at work at the ticket tables.
New Shoes Quartet
TyAnn Sinnamon (The Master’s Plan) and Dave Buckingham (Forgiven Quartet) during soundcheck.
Liberty Belles (by the way, they are still looking for a third member!)
A glimpse of the attendees.
The groups still around on Friday evening gathered for a special finale.
David Garms, Tom Brown, and Mark DeCook chatting.
Special Delivery, who was missing a few members, with Chad Larson (Hear by Faith).
Living Water Quartet
The Garms Family
The 2013 MWQA programs were a hit!
The pranks abounded this year…
Headin’ Home Quartet
MWQA’s “chariots”: the golf carts. 🙂
The Master’s Plan
4 His Love
The diligent sound crew, Jeff and Chris of the Chancellors Quartet.