Our Quartets

The Midwest Vocal Express has a rich tradition of quartet excellence, and believes that the success of any chorus truly depends on the development of great quartet singers.

The MVE is proud to have SEVEN District Champion Quartets among its membership.  

Five from Land O’Lakes District, two from Illinois District and one from Central States District.


2016 – The Committee (Illinois District)

2014 – Midnight Croon

2010 – After Hours ( Illinois District)

2009 – Expedition

2009 – Skyline (Central States District)

2006 – Voices Only

1997 – Jackpot!

1996 – Checkmate

In addition to our District Champs, the MVE is proud to have three Senior District Quartet Champions.

2017 – Grand Delusions

2011 – Highpoint

2009 – Easy Days

Current MVE QUARTET Affilates

After Hours

Midnight Croon



Tim Beutel - Tenor

Drew Ochoa - Lead

Dan Wessler - Bass

Bryan Ziegler - Baritone


2018 International 

Quartet Champions


Josh Umhoefer – Baritone

Jake Umhoefer – Bass
Tim Zielke – Lead

Patrick McAlexander– Tenor



2014 Land O' Lakes

District Champions


Bo Gibson – Baritone

Dick Riege– Bass
Frank Marzocco – Lead

Bill Kilbourne– Tenor


2009 Land O' Lakes District

Senior Quartet Champions