PITSBURG — The Pitsburg Church of the Brethren will host the Salem Quartet on Sunday, March 5 at 6 p.m.
The quartet consists of Dave Mittlesteadt, baritone, was born and raised right here in Dayton, Ohio and graduated from Northmont High School. He has always stayed active in church choirs, but this Southern Gospel music and quartet singing is a brand new experience. And he loves it!
Herb Peer, bass, was born in South Bend, Indiana. He graduated from Bethel College, Indiana and earned a Master’s Degree in education from Indiana University. He sang with the concert choir, of which he served as president, and with the Envoys quintet at Bethel College, with the One Way Singers in the mid-70’s and with the Atonement quartet for many years at his previous church. He has also sung in various choirs over the years.
Dan Garner, our lead, was born and raised in Akron, Ohio. After graduating from High School, he joined the US Air Force and served for 10 years. He went on to earn a BA from North Greenville College in Tigerville, South Carolina. As a vocal major he had the opportunity to sing with the college’s choir, barbershop quartet and many ensembles. He has served several churches since 1993 as a Music Minister/Worship Pastor and Youth Minister.
Dyan Garner, tenor, was born at Chanute AFB in Rantoul, Illinois and as a military brat had the opportunity to live in several states. She has had the opportunity to serve at several churches as a Minister to Youth, Children and Families. She and her husband Dan have been singing together in Southern Gospel trios and quartets since 1995.
The public is invited to come and enjoy the music of the Salem Quartet. The church is located at the west edge of Pitsburg, at 8376 Pitsburg-Laura Road. Refreshments will be served in the Fellowship Hall following the concert.