Innovation

Quartet Biography

Innovation

Year Won: 2000 in Oshkosh, WI

Songs Sung:
  • Beautiful Dreamer
  • Suzie's Fella
  • I Found A Million Dollar Baby
  • Broken Hearted


Member Biographies

Tenor
Matchinsky, Tom

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I started barbershopping, well, probably before I was even born. Both my parents were and are barbershoppers so I was destined to follow their lead into this wonderful "hobby", officially joining the Society at age 10.

St Paul North Star Chorus (1986 - 88)

Great Northern Union Chorus (1988 - present)

Innovation (1999 - 2002)
MSP (2003)
After Midnight (2004 - 2008)
Vocality ( 2010 - present )

Certified Singing Judge, Barbershop Harmony Society
(2004 - 2014)

Baritone
Puent, Tom

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I have the honor of being a " Barbershop Brat", watching my father sing with the LaCrosse Coulee Chordsmen. I have been attending Division and District contests since i was 5 years old. I sang all through my school life and joined the BHS as a young teenager.


Choruses:
1987 - 1994 LaCrosse Coulee Chordsmen
1994 - Present Great Northern Union


Quartets (Sorry, this old brain can't remember all the dates)

LaCrosse:
Whatcha Nervous 4
Under Grads

GNU:
Hot Zone
Top Cats
Apex
Innovation 2000 Southwest Division Champs
2000 LO'L District Champs

Lead
Bailey-Aldrich, David (DBA)

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The Grand Experiment - 1995 to 1999 (Lead)
- 1997 10,000 Lakes Division Novice Champions
- 1997 LOL District Novice Champions

Innovation - 2000 to 2002 (Lead)
- 2000 LOL District champion
- 2002 International quarterfinalists

Highway 52 - 2003 (Tenor)

2004 to 2008 After Midnight (Lead)
- 2004 10,000 Lakes Division champion
- 2005 LOL District champion
- 2005, 2007, 2008 International quarterfinalists

Bass
Barloon, Jim

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Contact Information

Barloon, Jim
3823 Oak Park Circle SE
Rochester, MN 55904-6189 USA
507.288.3021
  • jlbbass@juno.com