Scott Tuomi (director)

Dr. Scott Tuomi has been director of the Balladeers since 2013. He is also director of choral activities at Pacific University, where he is chair of the Music Department, and directs the men's choir "Tsunami" for Pacific Youth Choir. He appears frequently as guest conductor, adjudicator and clinician for music festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest, maintains a private vocal studio, and has recordings on the Freshwater and the Narada labels. He earned his doctorate in vocal performance and musicology from University of Arizona.


Paul Nelsen (accompanist)

Paul Nelsen has been accompanist for the Balladeers since 2002. In 2016, he switched from a career in engineering to pursue music full time. He teaches private piano lessons, performs at weddings and other events, and maintains a YouTube channel. He earned degrees in Music / Piano Performance and Electrical Engineering / Computer track from University of Portland.


Tenor 1

Dick Adkisson
2017-

Jay Maxwell
2011-

Robert Schneider
2019-

Sam Barbara
2006-10, 2017-

Tenor 2

Lefty Page
2011-

Irv Handelman
2017-

Jim Bruce
2011-

Spencer Snow
2008-

Tim Hutchinson
2017-

Dan Handkins
2016-

Doug White
2010-

Cullen Smith
2019-

Doug Adams
2010-

Baritone

Dick Allen
1986-93, 2002-

Steve Simon
2017-

Steve McCarty
2017-

John Gould
2009-

Dan Scribner
1997-

Art Pascuzzi
2007-

David Hooff
2017-

Mark Uhrich
2018-

Don Imbrie
1998-

John Wykoff
2010-

Dave Lilly
2006-

Bass

Bill Dugan
1980-

Bill Friesen
1998-99, 2013-

Todd Husband
2007-

Leonard Santos
2010-

Frank MacMurray
2017-

Chris Rasmussen
2009-

Stan West
2004-

Karl Wetzel
1993-

Jon Lee
2014-

Ward Smith
2018-

John Balfe
2017-

Al Laney
2016-

Vishnu Jetmalani
2014-

Bruce Pentland
2020-

Past Members

Doug Cooley
Director, 3 years

Marcus Lampros
1st Tenor

Adrian Rosales
Baritone
Soloist

Josh Sauby
2nd Tenor

Terry Jones
Baritone

Eric Wilson
1st Tenor

Passed Members

Roger O. Doyle
(1939-2012)
Baritone, 1 year
Director, 35 years

Ray Mills
(1920-2009)
1st Tenor, 46 years

Palmer Smith
(1929-2017)
1st Tenor, 27 years

Bob Sheridan
(1923-2012)
1st Tenor, 26 years

Pat Craven
(1931 - 2013)
1st Tenor, 14 years

Scotty Dalziel
(1911-2002)
2nd Tenor, 39 years

Dennis Muir
(1934 - 2019)
2nd Tenor, 34 years

Chuck Corgan
(1926-2020)
2nd Tenor, 30 years

Bob Cassidy
(1939-2015)
2nd Tenor, 26 years

Mark McClanahan (1930-2018)
2nd Tenor, 8 years

Stephen Gregory
(1936-2005)
2nd Tenor, 7 years

Ed Caldwell
(1933-2010)
2nd Tenor, 5 years

Jack Dalby
(1917-2011)
Baritone, 32 years

Wayne Strohecker
(1922-2012)
Baritone, 31 years

Vern Summers
(1922-2006)
Baritone, 24 years

Bruce Peters
(1931-2008)
Baritone, 18 years

Mike Gleeson
(1944-2018)
Baritone, 13 years

Dick Janes
(1926-2003)
Bass, 41 years

Leonard Rotolo
(1923-2009)
Bass, 17 years

Sam Niles
(1924-2016)
Bass, 16 years

Fred Ing
(1938-2012)
Bass, 11 years

Bob McKillop
(1927-2019)
Bass, 5 years