Brian Barford headshot
Brian Barford, is retired as a Principal Scientist with the Procter & Gamble Co. and is a 35 year member of SPEBSQSA.
After graduate school (1973), Brian moved to Cincinnati and joined the Southern Gateway Chorus (1973, 1992 Champs) where he has been Asst. Director and Coach for 30 years.
In Cincinnati, Brian
joined a quartet (Bandwagon) that competed in several Int'l contests.
Along the way, Southern Gateway
earned a dozen medals and won the Gold Medal in 1992 in New Orleans.
started coaching in 1972 and has worked with dozens of quartets and choruses, recently including groups such as BSQ
and the Gem City Chorus
In 1990, Brian
was awarded as Johnny Appleseed District Coach of the Year.
In 1995, Brian became a certified Singing Judge in the Society, and has participated in over two dozen Top Gun Schools and Harmony Education Programs over the years.
currently sings Lead in the senior quartet "Senior Class", which has competed at the International Senior Quartet Contests in 2003, 2004, and 2005.
, Jean has a loving family with her husband of 35 years, Brian Barford
, and their two daughters Melissa and Jennifer.