Bruce Gundersen

Bruce Gundersen began his musical performance career at age 8 in a local production of "Westward Goes My Heart." After that everything was easy. He sang Tenor in "Wesley's Collection" in 1970 and moved on to sing lead vocals and play bass guitar in two Chicago groups in 1974 and 1976, "The Fifth Adjustment" and "Stayned Glasse" playing and singing in bars and clubs along Chicago's North Shore. He returned from Chicago and started a barbershop quartet, "The Gundersens" with his brother and two cousins and blew away the Rocky Mountain District in Pocatello in 1979. After a wholesale change of personnel, he formed "Salt City Transfer" - and took 2nd in the Rocky Mountain District contest on the first go round in 1984.

He is a District Gold Medal winner and was producer of the "Saltaires Show Chorus". His 35 years of quartet experience have been enhanced by special musical theater appearances at Pioneer Theater Company in "The Music Man" and "My One and Only". He conducted chorus and orchestra for a community Messiah sing-in in Holladay for 7 years.

Bruce began singing lead vocals for the "Oldies 94.1 Good Times Band" in 1998. As the group progressed, he wrote the harmonies and back-up vocals. He started K & B Artists in July of 2003, a msucial ensemble devoted to the performance of braodway musical tunes for seniors and continues to perform with them today.

He has a district Gold Medal with "Spellbound", First Place Novice with "The Next Best Thing", District 3rd Plasce fininsh in 2004 with "ConerStone", 6 District Gold Medals and 5 International Top Ten finishes with the Saltaires and was the producer and manager for the Saltaires from 1996 to 2005. In 2005, he organized "The Saltaires Band" and is now vocalist and Bass Guitar player for Dr. Decibel and the Sound Prescription.

As a founding member of five medal-winning barbershop quartets, producer and manager of The Saltaires Show Chorus(7 Top Ten International appearences) for 10 years, organizer of three rock and roll bands, a community chorus and orchestra and a vocal ensemble for seniors and shut-ins, he has developed a unique ability to entertain both young and old alike with the craft of a capella and accompanied singing. Not only do we find him singing those incredible tenor tags with the versatility to carry the melody on the modern harmony selections he can also play one note at a time on the Bass Guitar. Add to this, the always unexpected and enchanting timing of quick wit that he puts into every show and you have an unequaled entertainment package.