Coulee Chordsmen Quartets

Four Man Fishin’ Tackle Choir

Four Man Fishin’ Tackle Choir is an entertaining quartet from Michigan that was featured at the Coulee Chordsmen Spring Show in April 2019.

Quartets

Special Export Quartet

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More information about each member of Special Export below.

Quartets

Lee Rasch, Lead

Lee joined the Coulee Chordsmen in 1997 and became a founding member of the Special Export Quartet in 1998. In addition to singing in the chorus and quartet, he plays the bass guitar in The Executives, a 60’s rock and roll band.

Lee is a past president of Western Technical College, is active as a community volunteer, and serves on seven local, state, and national boards. Lee also finds time to walk his two greyhounds.

Gary Buxengard, Tenor

Gary grew up on a farm and went in to the U.S. Navy after graduating from Spring Grove High School. He served three years on active duty and 23 years in the Reserves. He farmed for 26 years and now rents out the land. He keeps very busy as a carpenter.

Gary joined the chorus in May 1975 and has sung with many quartets. He prides himself on being able to sing all four parts. He began Special Export in 1998.

He likes to read, sing, and celebrate at reunions with his former shipmates each summer. He is commander of the local Legion and is on the board of directors for Wilmington Mutual Insurance Company. He is known for his unending repertoire of Ole and Lena jokes.

Roger Christians, Baritone

Roger has been a Barbershopper for 21 years and has sung in several quartets throughout those years. He teamed up with Lee and Gary to form Special Export in 1998. He is recently retired from Dairyland Power Cooperative; he worked at their Nuclear Station in Genoa for 36 years. He also served for six years aboard the U.S. Navy nuclear submarine George Washington. Roger is married to wife, Kenna, and in their 40+ years of marriage, they have two sons and two grandchildren. His other musical interests include performing with his 60’s rock band The Executives.

Charlie George, Bass

Charlie grew up in southern Wisconsin and moved to the La Crosse area in 1990. He has been married to his wife Cindy for 37 years. He enjoys singing many different styles of music and has a special liking for the close harmony of barbershop style. During his 14 years as a member, he has sung with four different quartets, served on the board of directors, and he is our current president of the Coulee Chordsmen.

He was a professional chef for over 40 years and is now retired. He raises honey bees and works in flower gardens with his wife. They have three children and four grandchildren.

Three Docs and a Dash Quartet

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More information about each member of Three Docs and a Dash Quartet below.

Quartets

Member One, Lead

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Member Two, Tenor

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Member Three, Baritone

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Member Four, Bass

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Thick ‘N Thin Quartet

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More information about each member of Thick ‘N Thin Quartet below.

Quartets

Member One, Lead

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Member Two, Tenor

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Member Three, Baritone

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Member Four, Bass

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