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Convertibles quartet performs a wide-ranging mixture of music
throughout northeastern Illinois. The group has its roots in four-part
barbershop harmony, but ever since the Convertibles
formed in 1997 they've grown musical branches in new directions.
Audiences are likely to hear a mixture of doo-wop music from the
Fifties and pop music from the Sixties, plus a few jokes -- and a few
Lead singer Lou Gonzalez is a retired union pipe-fitter with great pipes. Ron Welch, who sings the deep, dark, low-down notes in the bass clef, is the retired chief of a village fire department. Tenor Tom Weidenhoefer is a retired teacher who has a special talent for choreography and for telling some dreadful jokes. And baritone Glenn Kersten, suburban reference librarian, is truly a legend in his own mind. All four Convertibles live in the south suburbs of Chicago.*
For a performance sample, please click here.
more information about the Convertibles, contact Lou
Gonzalez at (708) 424-1454
(email to LouandCarole@comcast.net).