Cedarburg’s Zarling named Barbershopper of the Year

News Graphic Staff

June 6, 2019

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STILLWATER, Minn. — The Land O’ Lakes District recognized Cedarburg resident Rudy Zarling as its 2019 Barbershopper Of The Year (B.O.T.Y) at its Spring Convention held May 4 in Stillwater, Minn. The award is in recognition of unselfish, prolonged, faithful and devoted service in the interest and promotion of Barbershop Harmony.

Zarling, a 40-year Barbershop Harmony Society member, has an endless Barbershop involvement, including District Quartet champion 1955, vice president of financial development 2007 to 2011, Harmony Foundation Ambassador of Song 2011-18, LOL District Hall of Fame 2011, District Seniors Quartet champion 1999, International Seniors Quartet champion 2000 and has been an endless promoter of Youth In Harmony, instrumental in getting a Youth In Harmony video produced to be used by music educators as well as for corporate fundraising.