Meet the Members
Paul Wiggin (1929), Tenor
A Saengerfest lynchpin almost from the beginning, Paul has dedicated his life to singing for the uplift of others. A vocalist for almost 80 years, the youthful lyric tenor instinctively harmonized to simple familiar tunes in kindergarten. “I almost got arrested for singing the wrong melody,” he jokes. Read more about Paul.
Chris Metcalf (1966), Bass
Though born and mostly raised in California, Chris’s childhood also included stints in India and Pakistan during the sabbatical years of his academic parents. He started singing with the San Francisco Boys Chorus and continued with the Yale Glee Club during his undergraduate years. Read more about Chris.
Daniel Perkins (1946), Baritone
Born in New Jersey and raised mostly in Pennsylvania, Dan is a retired treasurer and CFO from several mid-sized industrial companies. He also served as a lieutenant in Vietnam. He started singing at the age of ten while at boarding school and returned to singing only two years ago. “I wanted to get my voice back,” he says. Read more about Dan.