Bravada

Mansfield
This group is for hire
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
419-989-9895
Rehearsal Location: 
1st Presbyterian Church
399 S. Trimble Road
Mansfield , OH
Ohio

 

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 Valentine's program. They’ve been on the Fun Center Chordsmen annual show since 2002. Bravada is a registered quartet with BHS.

Tom Webb - Tenor ~ Tom grew up in Ravenna Ohio. He first started singing in his high school choir and in a male quartet. Tom attended Capital University, where he majored in speech and vocal music and sang in the University’s Chapel Choir. He is the tenor section leader with the Chordsmen and has been singing lead and tenor with the chorus since 2006. Tom's love for barbershop singing has led him to become a dual member of the Singing Buckeyes of Columbus, Ohio. He and his wife Joyce are owners of Webb & Associates, which is a specialty foods and candy brokerage.

Trevor  Garrabrant - Lead  ~ Trevor 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 Certified Front Line Director of the Fun Center Chordsmen Chorus and has attended Harmony University/Directors College in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Jim Frye - Bass ~ Jim joined the chorus in 2011 and 2015 became a member of Bravada.  Jim is a graduate of BGSU with a degree in instrumental music education. He is the IT Director for the Upper Sandusky School System. He is currently the chapter VP of Music and Performance and is the Immediate Past President. He is an assistant director, Social Media Manager, and webmaster for the Chordsmens website. Jim has attended Harmony University/Directors College in 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Ethan Dedocs - Baritone  ~ Ethan joined Bravada in February of '24. Ethan is the Choral Director for Ashland Crestview Schools in Ashland, OH.  Ethan graduates from Ashland University in Ashland, OH, and resides in Ashland, too.

 

Awards and Achievements: 

Johnny Appleseed District Novice Quartet Champion 2008

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