"The very best at close harmony and group singing. A vocal group supreme!"

~ Leigh Kamman, Host Emeritus
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Voice Trek has been thrilling listeners with their impeccable vocal skills since 1987. Their astonishing adaptability and inventive arrangements have defined this vocal quintet as one of the topmost in their genre. Based in Minnesota, the all-original members of Voice Trek are Shelley (Jwanouskos), Vicki (Kueppers), and Rae Plaster - three sisters who are known for their dazzling vocal mix; the groups tenor, Denis Allaire, specialist in vocal percussion and vocal instrumental sounds; and bringing up the bass is the dynamic Kevin Smith  the irreplaceable bottom line.

A multitalented and prolific group with numerous CDs in their catalog, Voice Trek has appeared in performance venues around the globe.

With undeniable talent and ear-catching multiplicity, these premium performers bring something for every music lover to the stage. A Voice Trek performance is a performance to remember.

  • Champions & Audience Favorites at the Chicago and National Harmony Sweepstakes Vocal Competitions
  • Received Minnesota Music Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Group
  • Have garnered Art Grants through the National Endowment of the Arts
  • Recipients of The McKnight Fellowship for Performing Artists for 2005-06
  • Invited artists to various national and international jazz festivals (e.g., Montreux Jazz Festival, Festival International de Jazz de MontrĂ©al, etc.)