REPERTOIRE

All My Loving - The Beatles

And So It Goes - Billy Joel

Beach Baby - First Class

Beyond The Sea - Bobby Darin

Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell

Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke

Captain's Song - Vinx

Change In My Life - Rockapella

Come Around - Marc Broussard

Comin' Home Baby - Ben Tucker

Death Of a Bachelor - Panic At the Disco

End of the Road - Boyz II Men

Good Old A Cappella - The Persuasions

Here There And Everywhere - The Beatles

I'm a Yankee Doodle Boy - George M. Cohan

Jackie Wilson Said - Van Morrison

L-Y - The Electric Company

Man Out Of You - Donny Osmond

Me and Mrs. Jones - Billy Paul

Oh Darling - The Beatles

Pachelbel's Canon

Pokemon Theme Song - John Loeffler

Rocketman - Elton John

Runaround Sue - Dion & The Belmonts

Southern Cross - Crosby, Stills & Nash

Stacy's Mom - Fountains Of Wayne

Stand By Me - Ben E. King

Star Spangled Banner - Francis Scott Key

Tempted - Squeeze

Tupelo Honey - Van Morrison

Vincent - Don McLean

Walk Away Renee - The Left Banke

Walking In Memphis - Marc Cohn

Wonderful World - Sam Cooke

Zombie Jamboree - Rockapella

VS ’17

The Silver Summer

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FRANK AMAEFUNA

VS Member From ’16 – ’17

BIO

School: University of Connecticut

Collegiate Group: A Completely Different Note

Solos: Big Yellow Taxi. Coming' Home Baby, Beyond The Sea

Leadership: Social Media Director VS17

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Frank is preparing to graduate with a B.S. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Connecticut. He is currently looking for work in healthcare while preparing for dental school and loving it!

CONNOR BENNION

VS Member From ’15 – ’18

BIO

School: Wesleyan University

Collegiate Group: The Spirits

Solos: End of the Road, Under the Boardwalk, Do You Believe in Love, Higher and Higher, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Is She Really Going Out with Him, Hooked on a Feeling, It's So Hard, Pokemon Theme Song

Leadership: Music Director VS18

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Connor spent the last year finishing his Bachelors in Music at Wesleyan University, and continued his leadership of the Wesleyan Spirits. He also performed in and directed his senior music major performance of acapella music. He's excited to be returning to Martha's Vineyard for one last summer, this time as Music Director of VS.

JERMAINE DORIS

VS Member From '16 -- '17 

BIO

School: Connecticut College

Collegiate Group: The Co Co Beaux

Solos: Jackie Wilson Says, Change In My Life

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Jermaine is finishing up his junior year and exploring an internship in Arts Policy and Arts Education in DC this summer. He's been Co-President of Co Co Beaux and is preparing for their 40th Anniversary album. He was also in his first musical, the Conn. College production of "Spring Awakening".kilikill

KILLIAN GRIDER

VS Member From ’16 -- ’17 

BIO

School: Skidmore College

Collegiate Group: The Bandersnatchers

Solos: Vincent

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Killian is set to graduate Skidmore come May with Bachelors of the Arts in Chemistry and Music. He is planning on teaching music abroad for the foreseeable future and hopes of eventually attending graduate school for Music Theory or Vocal Pedagogy.gavin

HENRY HETZ

VS Member ’15 & '17 -- '18 

BIO

School: Skidmore College

Collegiate Group: The Bandersnatchers

Solos: Oh Darling, Wonderful World

Leadership: Co-Business Manager VS '18, 25th Anniversary Committee Chair VS17, Social Media Director VS15 

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Henry is pursuing his MFA in Acting at Brown University/Trinity Repertory. He was last seen in a studio production of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis as The Judge, St. Matthew, Caiaphas the Elder, Sister Glenna, and Judas. He's excited to be Co-Managing the group with Mark Thurner and looks forward to the best summer yet!

SAM PETERSEN

VS Member From ’17 -- '18 

BIO

School: Wesleyan University

Collegiate Group: The Spirits

Nickname: Sammy Bear

Solos: Rocket Man, Here, There, and Everywhere

Leadership: Musical Director VS18 

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Since last summer, Sam has been enjoying his second year at Wesleyan University where he is now officially majoring in math and physics. He has been singing everywhere he can, including in a new one act musical called Constance & Sinestra & the Cabinet of Screams, a Panic! at the Disco cover band, Connor’s Bennion’s senior recital, the Wesleyan University Gospel Choir: The Ebony Singers, and, of course, his collegiate a cappella group, the Spirits. This summer he looks forward to bringing in his solo from the Spirits, "God Only Knows" by the Beach Boys, and maybe singing a few more tunes.

GAVIN MORGAN

VS Member From ’15 – ’17

BIO

School: Plymouth State University

Collegiate Group: Vocal Order

Solos: Insomniac, Future Love Paradise, Hooked On a Feeling Northern Downpour

Leadership: Business Manager VS16 -- VS17

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Gavin is finishing his last semester at Plymouth State University. After graduating Gavin is moving to Chicago Illinois to pursue a career in theatre, music, and comedy. He will be studying long form improvisation at improv Olympics this July.  

MICHAEL PATTERSON

VS Member From '15 -- '17 

BIO

School: University of Connecticut

Collegiate Group: The Conn-Men

Nickname: Patches 'Patsi' O'Houlihan

Solos: Change In My Life, Thinking Out Loud, Me and Mrs. Jones, Doctor My Eyes, Contact High, All My Loving, Southern Cross, Tempted

Leadership: Musical Director VS16 - VS17

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Michael "Pattsy" Patterson has spent his time out of the Vineyard Sound teaching voice, piano, and guitar in CT. He also writes original music and has been gigging intermittently. He still hates jumping off Jaws Bridge.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TED RANDELL

VS Member '17 -- '18 

BIO

School: Skidmore College

Collegiate Group: The Bandersnatchers

Solos:  Walking in Memphis, Death Of A Bachelor

Leadership: Co-Business Manager VS19, Social Media Director VS18

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

After a fall semester abroad in Paris, Ted is continuing to pursue a political science degree, focusing on environmental policy. He can be found life guarding, singing, or biking around Saratoga Springs. Ted can’t wait for a second summer when his favorite synchronized man singers

MARK THURNER

VS Member From ’16 -- '18 

BIO

School: Skidmore College

Collegiate Group: The Bandersnatchers

Solos: Tupalo Honey, Stand By Me, Vincent, Take On Me

Leadership: Co-Business Manager VS18

LAST KNOWN WHEREABOUTS:

Mark graduated from Skidmore in 2017 and moved back in with his parents to prepare for his next summer with the Vineyard Sound. He is to be found Lyfting around Boston and also planning for his big move to LA at the end of 2018. He's excited to be Co-Managing the group with Henry Hetz and looks forward to the best summer yet!