FOUR NEW MEMBERS Meet them on the "Members of MEN" tab. Andrew Bergh, Jesús Gomez, Ryan Harris & Andy Jackson
MEN 2017 - Darren McCoy, Justin Raffa, Jesus Gomez, Max Mendez, Brent LiaBraaten, Dan Davison. Seth McMullen, Isaac Robbins, Reg Unterseher, Andy Jackson, Ryan Harris. Andrew Bergh, Matt Pierce, Jim Taylor, Phill Hurley (not pictured - Kirk Marcy)
Male Ensemble Northwest was formed in Longview, Washington, in 1982, the brainchild of Howard Meharg, Larry Marsh and Bruce Browne, who wanted to form a singing group as well as encourage young males in public schools to sing in choirs of all kinds. Thus it was that Male Ensemble Northwest was formed to demonstrate a high level of music making by choral conductors from the Pacific Northwest region and also to promote male choral singing.
In the years since its inception, MEN has appeared in concerts from local churches and auditoriums to regional and national audiences, always remembering to spread the message of male singing. They have performed at national conventions of the American Choral Directors Association in Washington, D. C., and San Antonio; and several Northwest regional conventions. They have appeared at the leadership conference of ACDA in Lawton, OK, and several state conventions, most recently in Oshkosh, WI.
While a high level of artistry is always an important goal, the members of MEN value the professional and personal associations they have with each other. It is important that the personal soul is fed as well as the artistic.