In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument
Excellence in harmony, spirit, and performance depicts Lee University's newest choral troupe. Since their debut in September '94, their intense musical focus has captivated audiences worldwide. Directed by Danny Murray, this sixteen-member group is characterized by their unique variety of lush vocal harmonies, high-energy patriotic numbers, fun-filled audience participation, as well as heart-felt gospel favorites. The Voices of Lee have appeared on "Good Morning America", Bill Gaither's "Familyfest", and in some of America's most noted churches and conferences such as Christ Church of Nashville, Tennessee. Their convention appearances have taken them from Israel to Ontario and numerous U.S. cities.
Veteran Church musician, Danny Murray has coached collegiate-aged musicians for over 25 years at Lee University. Former promotions Director for Bill Gaither & SpringHouse, Danny and Debbie Murray founded and directed the ensemble NEW HARVEST, recording some 11 projects and toured Internationally for 15 years. He also served as Music Minister for the North Cleveland Church of God, served on the Church of God Music Ministries Board, program Director for Teen Talent, a former Assistant Director and Director of the Lee Singers. He's currently the Director of Lee's premier ensemble The Voices of Lee -a 16-member vocal group performing each week in church concerts, conventions and civic functions. Danny is a favorite choral clinician who brings practical instruction, humor and lots of heart to inspire singers to present their musical worship with excellence. He is married to Dr. Deborah Murray, Dean of the College of Education at Lee University and they have three daughters and one son.