History

The Music City Chorus was chartered on June 2, 1948.  The chorus had their first meeting in May of 1948 at the WSM Radio Station on 7th Ave N. in Nashville, TN.

International Competition Appearances:
2022 - 1st Place Gold Medalist (Charlotte, NC) - Dusty Schleier, Director
2019 - 7th Place (Salt Lake City, UT) - Dusty Schleier, Director
2018 - 5th Place Bronze Medalist (Orlando, FL) - Dusty Schleier, Director
2016 - 9th Place (Nashville, TN) - Dusty Schleier, Director
2015 - 5th Place Bronze Medalist (Pittsburgh, PA) - Dusty Schleier, Director
2014 - 7th Place (Las Vegas, NV) - Dusty Schleier, Director
2012 - 7th Place (Portland, OR) - Dusty Schleier, Director
2011 - 11th Place (Kansas City, MO) - Mike O'Neill, Director
2010 - 10th Place (Philadelphia, PA) - Mike O'Neill, Director
2009 - 18th Place (Anaheim, CA) - Mike O'Neill, Director
1978 - 14th Place (Cincinnati, OH) - Freeman Groat, Director
1977 - 8th Place (Philadelphia, PA) - Freeman Groat, Director
1976 - 10th Place (San Francisco, CA) - Freeman Groat, Director

District Chorus Championships:
2018, 2015, 2012, 2009, 1976

District Quartet Champions from the Music City Chorus:
2019 - Wildfire (Caleb Hayes, Stephen Goldman, Kevin Mendez, Harrison Cooke)
2018 - Entourage (DC Nash, Ian Galvin, Dusty Schleier, Jeremy Conover)
2015 - Great American Sound Machine (Rick Spencer, Ryan Modrall, James Pennington, David Carden)
2014 - MC4 (Patrick McAlexander, Howard McAdory, Kyle Snook, Jesse Turner)
2012 - The Real McCoy (Daniel Rushing, Howard McAdory, James Estes, Jimmy Barr)
2008 - The Nashville Singers (Rick Spencer, Ryan Killeen, Dusty Schleier, David Carden)
2007 - Lunch Break (Shane Scott, Eddie Holt, Drew Ellis, Mike O'Neill)
2006 - Great Nashville Singout (Daniel Rushing, Ryan Killeen, Eddie Holt, Jimmy Barr)
1982 - Nashville Class (David Meech, Bill Long, Mark Lindecker, George Luken)
1977 - Male Order Music Compant (Harold Nantz, Daryle Teague, Art Collier, Chuck Greene)
1969 - Brigadeers (Jess Teater, Jack Irvin, Jim Farrell, Jeb Stewart)
1961 - The Chordials (Jack Lee, Dan Fitzgerald, Bud McLaughlin, Dave McLean)

District Seniors Quartet Champions from the Music City Chorus:
2019 - Silver Ring
2018 - Mac-n-Cheese
2017 - No Green Bananas
2013 - Dino Chords
2010 - Sagacity
2006 - Times Gone Bye
2004 - Hello Again

District Presidents from the Music City Chorus:
2020-2022 - Paul Blazek
2018-2019 - Paul Wietlisbach
2016-2017 - Charlie Davenport
2012-2013 - Larry Deters
2004-2005 - Frank Cristina
1989-1990 - Dick Belote
1979-1980 - Charlie McCann (Also International President in 1990)

Music City Chorus Directors
Dusty Schleier (2012 - present)
Mike O'Neill (2008-2011)
Howard McAdory
Jesse Turner
Tommy Mitchell
Freeman Groat (1976-1978)
Bill Busby (1973-1975)
Lou Steinman
Glendon Fisher (first director - 1955)
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