Tulsa Founders Chorus Leadership

Tulsa Founders Chorus thrives in part because of the commitment of the people in leadership. Here are a few of the people that make our ensemble tick.

 

Chapter President - Robert (Bob) McCullough

Bob is a member of the Founder's Chorus, and is a a multi decade barbershopper and quartetter.  He has been instrumental in putting the chorus on the path of improving its sound and championing a high level of performance quality as the best way of attracting talented singers from the Greater Tulsa area to join our ranks.  His choice of creating a Vision Statement: "We are men who provide a creative atmosphere for an enjoyable singing experience in 4 part acapella harmony". This ties into our Mission,  "To seek, develop, use and enhance the skills and talents of men while providing an uplifting environment for personal and musical growth.  We desire to come together as a brotherhood to experience the joy of singing 4 part acapella harmony".

  

Chapter Past President - Doug Campbell

Doug's leadership in 2018 was instrumental in placing the Chapter and Chorus on the path for improvement.  Working to restore the chorus' presence in the community, Doug realized and worked to begin establishing ideas to move the chorus forward in terms of growth and added interest in becoming a qualifty chorus.  Doug, a 25 year barbershopper sings lead in the Founders Chorus.

 

Music Vice President - Doug Crowl

Doug, a 33 year barbershopper, brings to the position a wealth of choral and quartet knowledge and experience on both the District and International stages.  First, as a bass of The Rockerfellers from 1987 to 1990 (SWD Champion Quartet in 1989), then with Tulsa Tradition, 1990 to 1996 (and beyond) as SWD Champion in 1990 and making the International Top Ten 1991-1994.  His directorial experience includes Musical Director of Tulsa Metro Sounds Sweet Adelines 2015-prenent, Assistant Director of Music Central from 1997 to 2000 and a SWD Chorus Championship in 1998.  Recently, Doug has been involved in several projects including bass for the Southern Gospel Quartet Eternity, Administrative Director of Acapella Federation, and as a member of the First United Methodist Church (Tulsa) Praise Team. 

 

Secretary & Treasurer- Wally Loerch

Wally, a 45 year barbershopper, wears many hats in our chapter. As Treasurer he oversees the financial health and well being of our chapter. Wally ensures all the rules and regulations of the Barbershop Harmony Society are strictly followed in order to maintain our 501_c3 status.  Additionally, he makes sure that members are kept up to date on matters that pertain to regular rehearsals and our performance schedule.


PR & Marketing - Wayne Pope

Wayne, a former barbershopper from years past, rejoined Tulsa Founders Chorus in 2017.  Since that time he has been in getting more involved in barbershop, recently joining the Tulsa Tones Quartet.  Still currenlty working as a Mortgage Banker, he carves out time to sing and encourage others to become active in Barbershop.

 
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