Ruckus

Quartet Biography

Ruckus

Year Won: 2016 in Appleton WI

Songs Sung:
  • I've got The World On a String
  • Love Is a Many Splendored Thing
  • Mamselle
  • Too Close For Comfort


Member Biographies

Tenor

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Matthew Gray

The son of two music teachers, Matt began singing at an early age and found barbershop harmony during a high school production of The Music Man. Matt lives in Southern California with his wife Heather and son Fletcher where he works as a System Architect for Ultimate Software. In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family at the beach, watching baseball, football and soccer, and trying new craft beers.

Notable Quartets:
"The Crush"
- CBQC Silver Medalist (2007)
- Far Western District Champion (2010)
- International Semi-Finalist (2009 & 2011)
- International Finalist (2013-2015)

Notable Choruses:
The Masters of Harmony
The Westminster Chorus

Baritone

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Sam Popageorge


Sam began his barbershop career in the womb. Sam is the son of 2 time Sweet Adeline queen of Harmony Gerry, and perennial international finalist Nick. Sam finally joined the society himself at the old age of 12. Sam currently lives in Southern California with his wife Jennifer and two sons Ethan and Micah where he is a PE teacher and Football and Softball coach. In his free time Sam enjoy training and racing in triathlons.
Notable Quartets:
"The Edge"
-2009 FWD Champions
-2009 and 2010 International Semi-Finalists
"Roadtrip"
-2007 International Collegiate Quartet Champions
"Sam's Club"
-2002 FWD Quartet Champions
-2003 International Competitor

Notable Choruses:
The Masters of Harmony
The Westminster Chorus

Lead

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Jay Fahl

CHORUSES
Great Northern Union (Hilltop): 2006-Present

QUARTETS
Beyond Cadence: 2005-2006
- 2006 CBQC Competitor
Engage: 2006-2009
- 2009 District 2nd Place
Expedition: 2008 - 2012
- 2009 LOL District Champion
- 2010 CBQC 5th Place Bronze
- 2010 International 21st Place mic-tester
- 2011 CBQC 4th Place Bronze
- 2011 International quarter-finalist
- 2012 International quarter-finalist

Bass

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Paul Tabone

Paul began singing at 19 years old and started quartetting in the fall of 2002 while attending Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He grew up in Southern California, but moved to the Twin Cities in fall of 2013 after being offered a great job opportunity with Lennar Homes Minnesota Division. Paul resides in Plymouth with his wife, Ruthie, and his 2 daughters, Lucy and Gabi. He also enjoys fishing, biking, cooking, and beer and wine tasting.


Notable Quartets:
"The Crush"
- CBQC Silver Medalist (2007)
- Far Western District Champion (2010)
- International Semi-Finalist (2009 & 2011)
- International Finalist (2013-2015)

Notable Choruses:
The Westminster Chorus (2006 - 2015)
The Masters of Harmony (2007 - 2011)
The Great Northern Union (2015 - 2016)


Contact Information

Tabone, Paul
11925 60th Pl N
Plymouth, MN 55442 United States
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