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About Vocal Fusion™

Harmonize. Innovate. Inspire.

Vocal Fusion™ brings music to life through the power of the human voice. We are a collective of 17 exceptionally talented singers, bound by a shared love for crafting awe-inspiring melodies without the need for instrumental accompaniment. Our mission is to share the art of vocal performance with the local community through immersive experiences and educational outreach.

 

Vocal Fusion™ takes pride in pushing the boundaries of vocal artistry. Our unique approach to music blends a wide range of vocal techniques, including beatboxing, musical looping, and dynamic vocal performances. We believe in the transformative potential of the human voice, and our performances are a testament to the limitless possibilities it offers.

 

But our vision extends beyond the stage. We're committed to inspiring the next generation of vocal enthusiasts, especially the youth in our community. Through our performances and educational initiatives, we aim to kindle a deep interest in vocal techniques and foster a love for music in the hearts of young, aspiring artists. We believe that by sharing our passion for vocal excellence, we can help shape the future of music and create a lasting impact.

Meet Our Singers

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Artistic Director

Brian Kieffer

Brian D. Kieffer, Artistic Director of Vocal Fusion™, has been the lead choral music director at GlenOak High School in the Plain Local Schools for the past 33 years.  Born and raised in North Canton, he received his undergraduate degree in music education from Bowling Green State University and a masters degree in choral conducting from Kent State University.  In addition, he has served as adjunct fine arts faculty since 2010 at Malone University  teaching applied voice, applied conducting, choral methods as well as conducting the women’s chorus and the high school honors choir.  Having an extensive church music interest and background, he was the worship leader and director of worship ministries at The Chapel in North Canton for 20 years.  An Ohio Music Educators Association adjudicator and sought after lecturer and clinician, Kieffer’s vocal jazz ensembles have performed at music educators’ conferences and have received numerous awards at district, state and national competitions as well as accolades from leaders in the field of jazz and choral music.  In 2018, he was honored as Stark County’s “Music Educator of the Year" by the Canton Symphony Orchestra. 

Our Staff

Cory Boosz - Co-Executive Director
Joshua Boerner - Co-Executive Director
Justin Hurst - Sound Technician

Board of Directors

Mark Vandegrift - President
Mary Meese - Secretary
Andrew Rowles - Treasurer
Deborah Busby - Trustee
CJ Lear - Trustee
Jim Fedorka - Trustee
Joshua Kuszmaul - Trustee
Kimberly Lazor - Trustee

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