Bios

Members of Vocal Spectrum:


Tim Waurick

Tenor Tim originally hails from Levittown, PA, but now lives in St. Peters, MO. Music has been a big part of Tim’s life since the age of 4. He started singing barbershop music in 1993. In addition to singing sing tenor in Vocal Spectrum, Tim serves as the tenor section leader for the 2004 and 2009 International Chorus Champions, the Ambassadors Of Harmony. In May of 2007, Tim graduated from Lindenwood University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. Tim currently owns his own music production company, which specializes in creating learning tracks for choruses and quartets. Tim has produced nearly 1,000 recordings for groups throughout the world and has also released two acappella solo albums which are available at his website: www.timtracks.com: timtracks.com


Eric Dalbey

Lead Eric has been singing barbershop since 1999. Eric’s first barbershop experience was when a fellow member of his high school ensemble (Jonny) heard him sing, he walked right up to Eric and asked him to sing a barbershop tag. Once he found out that Eric could hold his part, they formed the first barbershop quartet at Westminster Christian Academy High School. Eric has sung in many quartets throughout his high school career and eventually joined Vocal Spectrum in 2003 while in college. Eric double majored in Vocal Performance and Biology from Lindenwood University. He graduated from Covenant Theological Seminary, where he completed his Masters Degree in music and church worship. Eric currently professor at Missouri Baptist College, and he was also a finalist for Chanticleer auditions. Eric is married to his  wife, Elizabeth and they are anticipating their first child in March 2015!!

Chris Hallam

Bass Chris currently resides in a suburb of St. Louis with his lovely wife, Megan, and two daughters Abby (born in October 2007) and Zoey (born April 2010). Chris is an elementary school music teacher. His wife is also a teacher in the same district. He has been singing barbershop since 2003. A phone call from a fellow friend and classmate named, Jonny Moroni, was all it took to get him hooked on barbershop and has been doing it ever since. Chris sang in select ensembles throughout high school and continued to do so during his studies at Lindenwood University. Vocal Spectrum is the first and only quartet Chris has ever sung with. Outside of barbershop Chris enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar and going to Disney World!

Jonny Moroni

Baritone Jonny was born in St. Louis, MO. He discovered barbershop through a local public access channel which piqued his curiosity. His next barbershop experience was attending the Ambassadors of Harmony Annual Christmas show in 1997 with his grandparents; and from that point on, Jonny was hooked, and since has gone on to win a total of 8 International Medals with the Ambassadors of Harmony. Jonny sang in a number of quartets throughout high school and into college, where he was once again reunited with Eric in what has now become Vocal Spectrum. Jonny is currently employed with YP Advertising and is married to his beautiful wife, Lexi…. who also happens to be a Sweet Adeline International Gold Medalist as well – singing baritone! Jonny and Lexi have 2 beautiful children – daughter (Whitley) and son (Kason).

History

Vocal Spectrum has been singing together since 2003. The members of the quartet come from various musical backgrounds, from classical vocal training to jammin’ in rock-n-roll bands. These 4 young men, who graduated from Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, all majored in different fields of study. V.S was originally formed as a one-time educational quartet to sing for a local high school and has never stopped singing since!

V.S. has traveled to Germany, Holland, Sweden, Russia, England, Japan, New Zealand and throughout the United States singing for various shows and conventions as well as teaching high school students about barbershop harmony. Vocal Spectrum has had the privilege of singing for both Russian and China National Television. Jim Henry and David Wright assist with coaching and arrangements for the quartet. All members of the quartet sing with the Ambassadors of Harmony (2004 + 2009 International Chorus Champions).

In July of 2004, Vocal Spectrum won the 2004 International Collegiate Quartet Contest held in Louisville, KY. And on July 8th, 2006 won the coveted International Barbershop Quartet Contest – becoming the first quartet in history to win all 3 possible medals (Collegiate Quartet, Men’s Quartet, and Chorus Medal)

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