Tony Lechner is an award-winning director, composer, performer, and educator who brings passion and energy to his music and the groups he works with. He specializes in vocal harmonies, and makes learning music fun and easy to understand. He has worked with Boston-based animation company Fablevision and his music and sound design have appeared in international film festivals and won several awards including the Rights of the Child Award, Parents' Choice Award, and Next Generation Learning Challenge. Combine that with 20+ years experience transcribing and teaching the complex music of Take 6 and the Real Group to choirs of all ages and you have the recipe for one great singing experience!
Lechner created 5-Alone, the high school a cappella jazz group that won numerous awards and performed around the globe. He also directs the Valley Rock Choir & Valley Rock for Teens. For 14 years Tony brought music education to an impressive new level at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter School and was choral director at the Stoneleigh-Burnham School (Greenfield, MA).