Andrew Fox is an award-winning orchestrator, music producer, and educator. He was the musical coordinator for the North American premiere of Stephen Schwartz's My Fairytale. Theatrical orchestrations include Grammy-nominee Justin Roberts' Hansel and Gretel, Starkid's Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier, and Foreverman (Winner 2012 NYMF Awards for Excellence, Outstanding Orchestration).
In addition to having orchestrated Twisted, he also produced its original cast recording (#67 on the iTunes Top 100) and the Twisted: Twisted bonus record, which featured Andrea Ross and Italian jazz vocalists Cluster. Andrew also co-produced the original cast recording for Hansel and Gretel.
Andrew Fox is active in the studio recording scene, serving as Artistic Director for Stacks of Wax, producing and arranging for artists across the globe in many genres. As of writing this, the youtube video for his disco orchestration of "Call Me Maybe" has been viewed over 600,000 times. Most recently,
he produced Tha Los' sophomore EP, Night Off.
Andrew is also an accomplished educator, most recently having taught musical theatre and contemporary pop vocals at AMDA NY. He is a founding faculty member of Purchase College's Summer Songwriting, Creative Vocal Lab,
and Vocal Intensive programs.
Evan Feist has performed, arranged, directed, and coached a cappella music for more than 11 years.
As the founder of the Creative Vocal Lab,
Evan has been working with singers of all ages
to build their skills improvising original songs and spontaneously arranging pop songs in both
small and large ensembles.
He’s earned two master’s degrees from
Columbia University, Teachers College a MusB from the Purchase College Conservatory of Music and
runs the audio production company Stacks of Wax. In 2015, the New York Musical Theatre Festival awarded him or Outstanding Arrangements as well as Outstanding Musical Direction for Acappella.
Through his work with local schools and community centers, Evan has planted more than 15 middle and high school a cappella groups and continues
to serve as a teaching artist at AMDA, SUNY Purchase,
Rye Arts Center, and the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. As a staff arranger and clinician at A Cappella Psych, Evan has been able to develop a unique style of arranging that incorporates honest emotional storytelling through the use of improvisation.
Currently, Evan has a private studio of
over 20 students, whose field of study ranges
from songwriting to vocal lessons, producing to directing. Evan has worked with NBC's The Voice and America's Got Talent and continues to study with Rhiannon, WeBe3, UCB, Bob Stoloff,
and Bobby McFerrin.
Marc Silverberg is an adjunct professor at Five Towns College. He is the author of Quest for the A cappella Major, a blog that discusses the continuing education of contemporary a cappella music and group improvisation.
He has presented workshops on vocal improvisation at several CASA.org sponsored festivals, SUNY Purchase, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, The New York State School Music Association, as well as the American Choral Directors Association’s 2013 national convention.
His CAL Group, Satellite Lane, was crowned the 2012 & 2013 New York Harmony Sweepstakes “Audience Favorite,” as well as the recipient of “Best Arrangement.”
In addition to being an a cappella clinician, conductor, and performer, he also writes original musicals and plays. His original work, He’s Not Himself, premiered Off-Broadway in 2012 as part of the New York Music Theatre Festival. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Westminster Choir College.