Tony Lechner is the founder and creative director of Rock Voices, Inc. An award-winning director, composer, performer, and educator, Tony brings his passion for singing to all of the groups he works with. His specialty is vocal harmony, and has a talent for making learning music easy to understand and fun to do. Tony has a masters degree in jazz composition and arranging, and custom-arranges all of the music for the choir. As a middle and high school teacher, Lechner created 5-Alone, the high school jazz a cappella group which won numerous DownBeat, CASA & CARA awards and performed around the globe, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, IAJE Toronto, IAJE New York, IAJE Los Angeles, and Disney World.
Tony is also a freelance composer and sound designer, having scored many a project for Boston-based animation company Fablevision, and his original songs have gained international recognition. Tony is now dedicating his time and energy to providing people of all ages with more opportunities to sing.