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The Play-Tonics were a quartet in the Barbershop Harmony Society. Between 1956 and 1957 they earned two consecutive medals in the International Quartet Contest, rising as high as 2nd.

Quartet Members

Medalist Members:

  • Tenor: Eugene Loebs
  • Lead: Dave Mittelstadt
  • Bari: Vic Trabulsi (54-58)
  • Bass: Ralph Brandt

Other Members:

  • Jerry Smith (60-61)

Contest Placement


1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961
18th 16th 2nd 5th 6th 10th 10th


Represented the Mid-Atlantic District.


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Extended History

Also Sang With

Eugene Loebs

No other quartets at International.

Dave Mittelstadt

Vic Trabulsi

No other quartets at International.

Ralph Brandt

No other quartets at International.

Jerry Smith

See Also

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