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