Four Voices

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L-R: Lester Rector, Chad Guyton, Jayson VanHook and Brandon Guyton
Four Voices is the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2002 International Quartet Champion and the 1996 International Collegiate Quartet Champion.


Quartet Members

Winning Members:

  • Tenor: Lester Rector
  • Lead: Chad Guyton
  • Bari: Brandon Guyton
  • Bass: Jayson Van Hook

Contest Placement

International

2000 2001 2002
13th 3rd 1st

International (Collegiate)

  • 1995 - 6th - Miami Beach, FL
  • 1996 - 1st - Salt Lake City, UT

District (DIX) - Open

Recordings

Four Voices (1999) Four Voices II (2003)
Brand New Day No No Nora
Ain't Misbehavin' The One I Love
After You've Gone You Made Me Love You
This Little Light Of Mine Charleston
My Father, My Friend, My Dad Lazybones
Take Me Out to the Ballgame After You've Gone
Bright Was The Night My Mother's Eyes
It Is Well With My Soul Muppet Show
I Love to Hear That Old Barbershop Style If I Only Had A Brain
Didn't Want To Fall Yes Sir, That's My Baby
I'll Fly Away Lamb Of God
Bonus Song: All Rise
  • Note: All Rise and Lamb of God were both performed with the Voices of Lee.

Extended History

Four Voices

When Chad (lead) and Brandon Guyton (bari) attended a Harmony Explosion presentation in 1993, they had no idea what lay ahead.

A few years later, they recruited two fellow Lee University musicians, Lester Rector (tenor) and Jayson Van Hook (bass), to form Four Voices. Contrary to popular belief, the name was not inspired from the obvious; a requirement to fulfill the prerequisites of a quartet.

Actually, these young men met in the Voices of Lee, a 16-member vocal orchestra group at Lee University, where they contributed four of the eight men's voices to make a unique, harmonious sound that has gained national recognition. The Four Voices decided to enter the 1996 MBNA Collegiate Barbershop Quartet Contest in Salt Lake City and were fortunate enough to come away with the championship.

In 1999, the quartet agreed that it was time to take a shot at the big leagues and entered the Dixie District Contest. They were thrilled to come away with the championship, but they were not finished yet.

They set a goal to qualify for International in 2000 and reached this dream by qualifying at the Dixie District preliminary contest. In their first time out, Kansas City brought Four Voices an International Semi-Finalist award. In Nashville in 2001, Four Voices made a huge jump in the standings, bringing home the 3rd place Bronze medal.

They won in 2002 in Portland and became the first college champ to win the BHS gold medal title. Their recordings are considered some of the best examples of the style.


Also Sang With

Brandon Guyton

External Links


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Barbershop Harmony Society - International Collegiate Quartet Champions
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