Oak City Sound Quartets

Oak City Sound is proud to have the following quartets associated with our chorus.  We endorse all of them as excellent singers and entertainers, suitable for any occasion.


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Forecast is a men's a cappella barbershop quartet that has been entertaining audiences since 2014. Mike, Tyler, Travis, and Kevin travel from North Carolina and Virginia to put their 4 voices together in the quartet. They have a unique feel-good repertoire of songs that spans from traditional early American vocal standards in the barbershop style all the way to four-part harmony versions of contemporary hits by Michael Bublé, Big Bad VooDoo Daddy, Zac Brown Band, and the Jive Aces!

Forecast is proud to be the 2019 1st Place Champion of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Harmony Sweepstakes and 2nd Place Finalist in the National Harmony Sweepstakes competition. Additional competitive accomplishments as members of the Barbershop Harmony Society include 2016 M-AD Southern Division Champion, 2017 Second Place M-AD District Finalist, and a 2017, 2018, & 2019 Quarterfinalist competitor at the International Barbershop Harmony Society contest held in July each year.

Travis Murray lives in High Point, NC and works as a computer and IT project development professional. He has sung lead, tenor, and baritone in competitive quartets since 2000 in North Carolina and Virginia, including the 2011 Carolinas District Champions and 2012 International Quarterfinalists quartet, 17 Below.

Tyler Rackley lives in Richmond, VA where he runs a successful real estate business, and he has sung with a number of successful competitive quartets in several different Barbershop Harmony Society districts. Tyler was the lead of the 2001 international bronze medal collegiate quartet, The Classics.

Kevin Jones lives in Holly Springs, NC and works as a clinical nurse educator for Duke Health. He brings a great bass voice and years of experience to Forecast. Kevin has sung in many successful competition quartets, with accomplishments as District Quartet Champion and multiple appearances on the international stage.

Mike Fitch lives in Winston-Salem, NC where he works as an emergency physician and Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs at the Wake Forest School of Medicine. He has been singing tenor in barbershop quartets since 1988 in Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, and Virginia – including in the 2011 Carolinas District Champions and 2012 International Quarterfinalists quartet, 17 Below.
Forecast members...
Lead:Tyler Rackley
Bass:Kevin Jones
Baritone:Travis Murray
Tenor:Mike Fitch
General public contact: Mike Fitch

Area of operation: RTP
State: NC



2019 Carolinas District Mixed Quartet Champions

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Quadrophonic members...
Lead:Lacey Knapp
Bass:Bill Adams
Baritone:Kenneth Tice
Tenor:Melissa Martin
General public contact: Bill Adams
Area of operation: RTP
State: NC

Never Home 4

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Never Home 4

Never Home 4 is a “seasoned” barbershop quartet with collectively over 100 years of membership in the Barbershop Harmony Society, the largest male singing organization in the world.

The Quartet has been around since 1995.  They manage to stay busy providing entertainment at banquets, variety shows, expos, club meetings, conventions and private events. Never Home 4 has an ongoing outreach to local middle and high school music programs, providing demonstrations, performances and coaching to schools throughout the Triangle area. 

They have a mix of Barbershop "oldies", Broadway show tunes, old standards, doo-wop, patriotic and contemporary numbers in their repertoire and their enthusiasm for this American art form has captivated their audiences over past 20+ years.

Never Home 4 members...
Lead:Jack Moody
Bass:Warren Fuson
Baritone:Steve Marks
Tenor:Andy Lesperance
General public contact: Andy Lesperance

Area of operation: RTP
State: NC

7th Dimension

7D sings favorites from all sections from the Great American Songbook.

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7th Dimension

7th Dimension is the hottest new a cappella quartet in Fuquay-Varina NC. Formed in mid-2019, 7th Dimension has already performed at numerous events in the Raleigh / Fuquay area. At one such concert on December 14, "7D" gave a "lights-out" performance in Duncan, NC. (Well, OK, the power actually went in and out while we performed). Last November, in their first foray into competitive singing, they rocked the musical world by garnering 2nd place among mixed quartets. The famous crooner, Andy Williams, called (from heaven) to congratulate them, and said, "I only wish I could have had you on my Christmas TV Special in 1966!" (Too bad 3 out of the four had not been born yet).

7th Dimension is available for performing for your event, if we're not tied up playing in the Cumberland County Line Bluegrass Band, or directing the choir and orchestra at Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church, or directing Greensboro's Tarheel Chorus, or singing with The Master's Men, or singing with Fayetteville's Cross-Creek Chordsmen.

7th Dimension members...
Lead:Nic Cols
Bass:Garland Johnston
Baritone:Gary Thorn
Tenor:Carol Stephenson
General public contact: Gary Thorn

Area of operation: RTP
State: NC

Made from Scratch

A new barbershop centerpiece for any occasion best of all its, Made from Scratch

You know how when you have a party everybody seems to end up in the kitchen? Well maybe that’s just because everyone feels comfortable there.

We are ‘Made from Scratch’ and we welcome you to our kitchen. My name is Paul and I’m the pastry chef, Serving up the light and airy notes. Next to me is Thor, he’s our main chef, delivering a delicious melody line. Beside him is Tim, the sous chef who provides the best blend of bass-ic ingredients. Finally we have Gabe, our finishing chef who complements our offerings so that the presentation is perfect. 

We’re preparing for you a 5-course meal of delicious songs we think you’ll enjoy. Now after the appetizer, will it be soup or salad? Let’s see...
Made from Scratch members...
Lead:Thorsten Kuebler
Bass:Tim Kinsey
Baritone:Gabe Jordan
Tenor:Paul Martin
General public contact: Paul Martin
Area of operation: RTP
State: NC

4 of hearts

Dr, Kenneth Tice, Teylor Jenkins, Kevin Jones, and Chris Scott bring their love of barbershop to the stage of your choosing for a valentines performance your special someone will remember for years.
4 of hearts members...
Lead:Kenneth Tice
Bass:Kevin Jones
Baritone:Teylor Jenkins
Tenor:Scotty Scott
General public contact: Scotty Scott

Area of operation: RTP
State: NC

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