Guy sings Baritone and is a charter member of the Chapeleers. “We formed the group in the fall of 1998.” Guy has sung in church choirs for more than 60 years and has also sung with a Barbershop Quartet and in a Barbershop Chorus. “Other than being with my family, this is one of the […]
Marty sings Tenor and is one of the two remaining founders of the group. “I started singing in the youth choir in my church. I was also a member of the Chorus from Middle School through High School and during my senior year, I was President of the Chorus. I’ve been a part of St. Peters […]
Bill is the lead singer of the Chapeleers and joined in July of 2009. “Larry Poteat approached me to try out with the group.” Bill has been singing solo and in various groups for 40 years and recorded a solo album in the mid 80s. Bill retired from Tyco Int. after 22 years. He currently […]
Larry sings Bass. He joined the group in 2001 following an invitation from Jimmie Morgan. Larry sings with the Rowan Choral Society and has sung with the Men of Song for three years and various church choirs for approximately 50 years.
Brandon is the accompanist on keyboard for the Chapeleers group, the newest of the instrumentalists, joining in July 2009. With his first keystrokes coming on a hundred year-old Brinkerhoff upright piano, Brandon began his musical exploits at around age 4, and was hooked from then on. Having been given free and full exposure to pianos […]
Joe is the drummer in the group. He was invited by Jerry Sides to join the Chapeleers in September of 2004. “Jerry and I had played together in rock and roll bands during the 1950s.” Joe played drums in the Granite Quarry High School Band, the Catawba College Marching Band, the Mars Hill College Band, […]
Jimmie plays Rhythm Guitar and sings in the Chapeleers. “In the summer of 1999, my wife and myself moved from Florida to N. C. to take care of my mother who had fallen and was in the hospital. We were looking for a church and found St. Peters Lutheran Church. That Sunday a gospel group […]
Jerry has played the Bass Guitar with the Chapeleers since 1999. He attended the same church with Guy and the other origional Chapeleer quartet members and was the first band member to join. Jerry has played with various other groups, including the “Journeymen” from Nashville, TN.