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