Championship Quartet(s)

2002 Sams Club
2009 The Edge

Other Awards:

Sam Papageorge

Sam is a third generation barbershopper born and raised in Southern California. He joined his first chorus, the Whittier Choraliares at age 12 when his father began to direct them. Since then, Sam has moved on to win 3 chorus gold medals with The Masters of Harmony (2002, 2005, 2008). Sam has also been the assistant director of the Gaslight Chorus in Brea California.

Sam has been quarteting since the first day he joined the society. His first major quartet was the 2002 Far Western District Quartet Champions Sam's Club. Sam has also competed in the international collegiate quartet contest singing bass with Afternoon Delight and most notably as the baritone in the 2007 international collegiate champions Road Trip.

Sam holds degrees in Music and Athletic Coaching for Whittier College and is currently a full-time substitute teacher as well as a football and baseball coach at Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton California. He is currently working on his teaching credential and master's degree at National University with plans to teach Special Ed. PE and/or Vocal Music.