Andrea Cefalo - Singer/songwriter

Andrea Cefalo started her professional singing career in alternative rock bands and avant-garde ensembles. She once was hired to spontaneously improvise Hafiz poems into song in the late 1990's and in 2003 co-wrote a production for Cincinnati's Playhouse In the Park's Alter-active Series that was also inspired by the poems of Hafiz. She is active in the Cincinnati jazz scene and can be found singing in local clubs there with her quartet regularly. Andrea also works in early childhood as a program coordinator at the Arlitt Child and Family Research and Education Center at the University of Cincinnati.

David Kisor - Singer/songwriter/keyboards


David Kisor is a songwriter, performer and record producer who lives and works in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has a Master’s degree in composition from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music but is a pop songwriter at heart. He has written extensively for musical theater including works for the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati CCM Prep Department and the Cincinnati Children’s Theatre. As Music Director at the New Thought Unity Center he writes for solo voice, choir and congregation. His children’s songs, written and recorded for Growing Sound, promote positive social-emotional development in young children through lyrics crafted for both child and parent. He is half of ANCIENT NEWS, vocal duo with Andrea Cefalo, putting a modern musical spin on ancient mystic poetry.