© 2019 by the Society for the Preservation and Propagation of BarberShop Quartet Singing in the United States.

In Memoriam

In Loving Memory

Kirk Roose

Lorain, Ohio

July 12 1946-April 27 2018 



District Quartet Champion

District Champion Chorus Director

International Quartet and

Chorus Competitor and Director

Thanks for the memories

In Loving Memory

Doug Ward


Winnetka, California

June 14, 1961-March 12, 2019

Incurable Singer of love songs and ballads

Chorus Director

Tagmeister Extrordinaire

Prolific Arranger

A great friend

We were not ready to lose him

In loving Memory

Ev Nau

West Des Moines, Iowa

October 30, 1943-April 25, 2019

Long-time staff member of BHS and Harmony Foundation.

Presentation Judge

Teller of great and long stories from Down East.

An ever-flowing fountain of great ideas, plans and programs.


Forever a friend

He was man of epic stature and epic achievements.

Chorus Manager of the 

Friends in Harmony

"The Enforcer"

Charter Member of Lodge #1

Known for his quick wit and creation of the heartiest laughs at rehearsals

His larger than life presence will be sorely missed

In loving memory

Andrew Solari

San Antonio, Texas


March 21 1951 - July 1 2019