Tim Marks

Tim has been pleasing Higher Call's listeners with his smooth first tenor vocals since he joined us in 1995.  He lives in Burnsville, MN, and attends Berean Baptist Church in Burnsville.  Tim is married and has four children.  In addition to his activity with Higher Call he is very active in his church and he is an avid sports fan -- especially when his kids are on the field!  Tim and his family have dedicated much of their lives to Christian service, including several years as foreign missionaries.  He currently works for Church Mutual Insurance Company as a Regional Representative in Western Minnesota and Eastern South Dakota. 

Keith Peterson

Keith is one of the newer members of the quartet, and is the second tenor.  Keith has been singing with Christian musical groups and worship teams since he was a young teen, and brings a unique passion and intensity to our lead vocals.  Keith owns a construction recycling and erosion control business.  He and his wife Julie, and their three children reside in River Falls, WI.  His main hobby is restoring old corvettes.

Dave Waller

Dave is the founding member of our group, having been with Higher Call since its inception in 1993.  His wide vocal range fills in our harmonies with a rich, yet flexible bass.  Dave does much of the speaking and worship-leading when the quartet is in concert.  Behind the scenes, he is Higher Call's business manager.  Dave is married, lives in Eden Prairie, MN, and attends Grace Church in Eden Prairie.  He works in the insurance business.

Scott Whitehead

Scott is the newest member of the group singing baritone and he received his musical degree from Pillsbury College in Owatonna, MN.  Scott has been singing in choirs and quartets since high school and enjoys leading worship.  He has a terrific wife and son and they live in Jordan, MN.  He is in sales in the chemical industry and enjoys motorcycling , hunting, and tactical pistol shooting.

Shirley Nagel

Shirley is our keyboardist/accompanist.  She has done accompanying work for many years for a wide variety of soloists and groups.  She is involved with the music ministry at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Mounds View, MN.  She is fairly new to “hobby-farming” in the Stillwater area (just chickens and gardening). Shirley has to her credit a number of published choral pieces.  She still works on a project-basis doing proposal writing.  She is the mother of three adult children, all married, and 10 (yes, that's TEN) grandchildren!