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

~ Leigh Kamman, Host Emeritus
The Jazz Image on KNOW, MPR

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Voice Trek thrilled listeners with their impeccable vocal skills for over 20 years beginning in 1987. Their astonishing adaptability and inventive arrangements defined this vocal quintet as one of the topmost in their genre.

Based in Minnesota, the all-original members of Voice Trek are (the artists formally known as 'The Plaster Sisters', Shelley (Jwanouskos), Vicki (Kueppers), and Rae Plaster - known for their impeccable blend; 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 recordings 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.

Some notable accomplishments include:

  • Champions & Audience Favorites at the Chicago and National Harmony Sweepstakes Vocal Competitions
  • Recipients of a Minnesota Music Awards for Best Jazz Vocal Group
  • 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.)