Bravada

Lexington
This group is for hire
Contact Phone: 
419-884-2441
Rehearsal Location: 
330 Sherwood Dr. Bravada rehearses at Southside Christian Church in Mansfield
Lexington , OH

The members of  Bravada believe that  singing  in  a  quartet  is  definitely  the  epitome  of  the  fun and excitement of the barbershop  harmony  experience.

They have performed for Father/Son and Mother's Day banquets, Nursing Homes, private  parties,  wedding  receptions, birthday parties, group  functions  and  participate  in  the chapter's  Singing  Valentines’  program. They’ve been on  the  Fun Center  Chordsmen  annual  show  since  2002. Bravada  is  a  registered  quartet. 

 

 

Jim Frye -Tenor ~ Jim joined the chorus in 2011 and in 2015 became a member of Bravada.  Jim is a graduate of BGSU with a degree in instrumental music education. He is currently the IT Director for the Upper Sandusky School System. He is the currently the chapter VP Music and Performace and is the Immediate Past President. He is an assistant director  and  webmaster for the Chordsmens website. Jim also sings with the quartet Home Edition.

 

Trevor  Garrabrant - Lead  ~ Trevor joined joined the Chordsmen in 2006. He became the lead singer of Bravada  in January  2008.  He  is  a  graduate  of  BGSU  and  holds  a  BA  degree  in  Music   Education. He is the vocal music teacher at Crestview Middle School and High School and is the assistant marching band director, coach of the 7th grade girls basketball team and coaches the middle school boys track team. He is the Front Line Director of the Fun Center Chordsmen Chorus.

 

Dan Crow - Bass ~ is a paramedic and firefighter with the Mansfield Fire Department working out of station 1. He earned his paramedic degree in 2004. In 2010 Dan earned his Masters Degree in Public Administration and a post graduate degree in Geographic Information Systems. Dan joined the Chordsmen in 2012 and became the new bass of  Bravada in December 2013.

 

R.F.  Miller - Baritone  ~ R. F. started singing in church choirs in the sixth grade and  discovered  barbershop  in  April  of  2000 and joined the chorus.  R. F. is one of the founding members of Bravada.  He  is  the baritone section leader, webmaster and serves as the VP of Marketing and PR for  the  Chapter. He previously served six years as the VP Marketing and PR for the Johnny Appleseed District. He  holds  an  Extra  Class  amateur  radio license  and  is  the owner of Miller and Associates Marketing.

 

Awards and Achievements: 

Johnny Appleseed District Novice Quartet Champion 2008