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