Formed in 1945, our Chapter has been entertaining small and large audiences in the Sarnia and surrounding
area for more than 70 years.
Our mission statement is “to preserve, promote and encourage the barbershop style by striving for excellence in performance and presentation in public and private performances and by sharing the love and knowledge of
that style and music of all forms, with people of all ages.
Dave Crosbie was appointed director of the Sarnia Bluewater Chordsmen chorus in 1984 and has provided
music leadership for the chorus for the last 33 years. Currently Dave Crosbie, Ian Crosbie and Joe Lobsinger
are active directors of the chorus. They lead a dedicated music team to ensure that a high level of
professionalism and singing quality is maintained in the chapter.
In order to run an organization like the Sarnia Bluewater Chordsmen, there is a need for an executive
committee to handle day-to-day activities as well as medium and short range planning. The 2017
President: David Crosbie
Vice President: Doug Doull
Secretary: Ted Stewart
Treasurer: Dave Robertson
Chapter Development: David Crosbie
Music and Performance: Joe Lobsinger
Public Relations: Ian Crosbie
Program: David Crosbie
Harmonize for Speech: Bob Finley
Sing Canada Liaison: Bob Finley
Uniform Manager: Doug Doull
Sunshine Man: Dale Werner
Member at Large: Walter Frais
Webmasters: Walter Frais and David Crosbie
Historian: Paul Greaves
Directors and Chorus Coaches: David Crosbie, Ian Crosbie and Joe Lobsinger.
In addition to those listed above, the following are
members of the Sarnia chorus:
SARNIA BARBERSHOPPER OF THE YEAR :
This award is given annually to the barbershopper
in the Sarnia chorus who most gave of himself for
the betterment of the chorus. The 2016
Barbershoppers of the Year are Paul Greaves and Bob Grimshaw.