A little about us…

 

Vocal Revolution (VR) is one of New England's premier a cappella groups. Since founding in 1970 (under the name Sounds of Concord), Vocal Revolution has followed through with the mission of "moving audiences and enriching lives through musical excellence".

Vocal Revolution is proud to be the men’s performing ensemble fielded by members of the Concord, MA Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS).

Our members hail from all over New England and beyond. Vocal Revolution is the highest ranking men’s chorus in the Northeastern District (NED) of BHS, with 28 District Championship titles.  VR was also WGBH's Sing That Thing Season 2 Adult Category and Overall Champions. 

The Concord, MA chapter is a dues-paying organization that includes students, professional engineers, doctors, and lawyers to mention a few. Membership in the Concord, MA chapter is open to all interested persons. Vocal Revolution (the performing ensemble) membership is by audition, with membership requirements consistent with performing in the “Men’s” category in BHS contests.

Vocal Revolution is a 501(c)(3) non-profit with EIN 23-7066982


Cay Outerbridge

Frontline Director

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Cay Outerbridge discovered barbershop at age 15 while singing with three friends from his High School Chamber Choir. They quickly became a quartet, Boomshop. He joined his local chapter, the Kennebec Valley Chordsmen, rising to the role of assistant director before completing High School. 

At Boston University, he was a musical director and arranger for the award-winning a cappella group, The Bostones. He continued to sing in barbershop quartets, medaling at the district contest every year since 2015 with his quartets, Curtain Call (2015-2016) and Daily Special (2017-2018). He is a sought-after arranger, Barbershop Judge Candidate, and a devoted chorus singer. In March 2019, he was chosen to be the director of Vocal Revolution.


Jordan Kugler

Associate Director

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Jordan Kugler is an experienced barbershopper, bringing years of experience to his role as interim co-director. He’s the current lead in Drive A Cappella, a regional barbershop champion quartet.


Special Acknowledgements

Barbershopper of the Year

2018 - Krysta Petrie
2017 - Anand Sitaram
2016 - Matt Saucier
2015 - Joel Sutherland
2014 - Glenn McElhoe
2013 - Douglas Peterson
2012 - Joey Constantine
2011 - David Pierce
2011 - Mark Schuldenfrei
2010 - Dan Costello
2009 - Don Davis
2008 - Jim Kenealy
2007 - Ralph Fishman
2006 - Lee Daum
2005 - Hank Turner
2004 - Larry Horwitz
2003 - Steve Nester
2002 - Tom Batton
2001 - Dick Bonzagni
2000 - Joe Casparius
1999 - Don Scott
1999 - Owen Sponagle
1998 - Herb Terakawa
1997 - Scott Domaratius
1996 - Carl D'Angio
1995 - Bill Labelle
1994 - Ernie Johansen
1993 - Lindsay Coyle
1992 - Jim Curley
1991 - Wendall Putney
1990 - David Patterson
1989 - Greg Caetano
1988 - Bob Kilroe
1987 - Mark Carlson
1986 - Ed Rand
1985 - Tom McMahan
1983 - Ken Carter
1982 - Norm Buerklin
1981 - Ron Greene
1980 - Ev Nau
1976 - Lloyd Bickford

President's Award         

2018 - Glenn McElhoe
2017 - Carl Mikkelsen
2016 - Don Lind
2015 - Megan Morse                                                   
2014 - Bruce Lopatin    
2013 - Don Davis

Director's Award

2018 - Carl Mikkelsen
2017 - Krysta Petrie
2016 - Bob Perry
2015 - Max Sabor  
2014 - Bill Selander
2013 - Robert Cincotta