Meet the Heroes

Ashley Fochtman

A Michigan native, Ashley heeded the words of clairvoyant yogi and imitated the distinct sound of the moose, but refined her vocals before spending four fantastic years singing and dancing with the Harvard Opportunes.


NOTABLE SOLOS:

  • "Many The Miles" (Sara Bareilles)
  • "Wings" (Little Mix)
  • "Bleeding Love" (Leona Lewis)

George Konidaris

An O.G. Unsung Hero from the 1996 roster, George is an alumnus of the Boston College Acoustics, with whom he recorded lead vocals on Marc Cohn's "True Companion" and Sting's "Mad About You."


NOTABLE SOLOS:

  • "Story of My Life" (OneDirection)
  • "Underground" (Ben Folds Five)
  • "Pompeii" (Bastille)

Oliver Libby

A founding member of the Harvard LowKeys and the NYC vocal band Invisible Men, Oliver supplements his successful career as a beatboxer and occasional lead vocalist with some forays into the world of venture, innovation, social impact, and policy. But  beatboxing is obviously his favorite.

NOTABLE SOLOS:

  • "Vocal Percussion Breakdown" (Oliver Libby)
  • "Live-Looper Song du Jour" (Oliver Libby)
  • "With or Without You" (U2)

Tyler Pennock

You might remember Tyler Pennock from such New York City a cappella groups as Invisible Men and, well, Unsung Heroes. He'll provode you a more in-depth bio soon, and when he does, you'll read it with your eyes here!


NOTABLE SOLOS:

  • "Scared" (Delta Rae)
  • "Madness" (Muse)
  • "What Goes Around Comes Around" (Justin Timberlake)

Kinley Russell

After a childhood performing with the Russell Family Singers in N.C., Kinley joined the Harvard LowKeys to continue honing her close-harmony skillz. Kinley also sang with Essential Voices USA, which performs with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall.


NOTABLE SOLOS:

  • "Blame The Rain" (Erin & The Wildfire)
  • "You Go Down Smooth" (Lake Street Dive)
  • "Real Love" (Toby Lightman/Mary J. Blige)

Chris Serico

With the Boston College Acoustics and University Chorale, Chris toured internationally, sang the national anthem opening day at Fenway Park, and performed with John Williams and Kenny Rogers. Hooray!


 NOTABLE SOLOS:

  • "Use Somebody" (Kings of Leon)
  • "You Don't Know How It Feels" (Tom Petty)
  • "Ain't No Sunshine" (Bill Withers)

Christian Van Kipp

Another alumnus of the NYC vocal band Invisible Men and the Harvard Lowkeys, Christian is the Heroes' 31st and newest member. What are his thoughts on puppies? Perhaps you'll find out after he submits a formal bio.

NOTABLE SOLOS:

  • "Rockets" (The Infamous Stringdusters)
  • "Your Smiling Face" (James Taylor)