Left to right: Matt Root, Sam Patrie, Brendan Monroe, Jonathan Woolf.
Remix is a collection of the some of the youngest members in the Mall City Harmonizers. They have been singing together for almost 5 years. Since they started singing together, they’ve won first place in the Bush League Contest in October of 2015 as well as the West Michigan’s Got Talent Contest in March of 2016. In the fall contest of 2016 the quartet won 4th place as well as winning the novice competition. In the Fall Contest of 2017 the quartet placed 2nd and in 2018 became the Pioneer District Quartet Champions!
Jonathan Woolf (Baritone) - is our assistant director of the Mall City Harmonizers and is currently working as a Research Technician at Charles River Laboratories where he has been for 3 years while pursuing a degree in Auto Mechanics from KVCC. In addition to singing baritone with Remix, Jon was a section leader in Pioneer District’s youth chorus “The Voice”, a collegiate quartet called Four Instance, and will sub for 4Got2Shave from time to time. Both Jon and Sam accompanied “The Voice” when the chorus went to the International Youth Contest in Reno and received an OUTSTANDING rating.
Brendan Monroe (Bass)- Sings with both 4Got2Shave and Remix and has participated in other quartets over the years, most notably Small Town Sound, who was the Bush League Champ in 2009. Brendan currently works at Charles River Laboratories where he was a Lead/Mentor until taking a promotion to Supervisor in early March 2019. He also sings with the Harmonizers and has been with the Chorus for over 15 years.
Sam Patrie (Lead) - is currently working at MOSS as an IT Technician. He is a member of the Mall City Harmonizers and was a member of “The Voice” during its time. Sam has sung barbershop for over 5 years; he also leads worship at his church from time to time. Sam also plays the Guitar and someday wants to travel the world. Sam is the only member of the quartet who is married and will be celebrating their 1 year wedding anniversary in late September.
Matthew Root (Tenor) - Matt is the veteran barbershopper of the quartet and has participated in multiple quartets in the past: 4 – Part Digital Surround Sound, 4Got2Shave, and Small Town Sound, to name a few. Matt has won 3 Bush League Championships and 2 District (state) Championships. He is a duel member in both the Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo Chapter Choruses. The Grand Rapids Chorus “The Great Lakes Chorus” won first place at the Spring Contest and represented the pioneer District at the international Convention in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. Matt also sang with Tonal Eclipse, who won First Place at the Bush League Contest in 2014 and went on to win a gold medal in the District Fall Contest that same year.