Musical Director

Mike Ludwig

Having sung in the Townsville Junior Choral Society and used the guitar to teach singing in his small schools across Queensland, Mike joined the Gold Coast based Banana Blenders as a Baritone in 1993. He performed with that Chorus in 7 of its 8 Gold Medal National Championship wins and has sung all voice parts. In 1999 he convened The Blenders first appearance at an International Convention in Anaheim Cal. and also competed in Denver in 2007. He was awarded Life Membership of the Blenders in 1999.
 
Mike sang Baritone and then Lead with the quartet B Natural for 8 years before forming ESCAPADE, a quartet comprising great mates with a reputation for quality performances over 11 years of competition and entertainment. Mike also coaches quartets.
 
In February 2008 Mike formed High Altitude Harmony, a Toowoomba-based chorus with a clear focus on camaraderie, fun, improvement and entertainment. Supported by an enthusiastic and capable Executive, Music Team and Support Team Mike has led HAH to 2 National Conventions and most recently the Pan-Pacific Championship in Wellington, NZ.  He currently sings Bass in Chorus and is passionate about fostering and supporting new members.