Meet our Music Experts: Chauncey
Sound Society is home to top-tier musicians who have ample experience and expertise in the music industry, event production, luxury weddings, corporate events, and more. Today, we are proud to introduce, Chauncey! He is one of our lead vocalists and brings immeasurable energy and fun to each and every performance. In addition to performing with Sound Society in NYC, Chauncey has also had incredible music experience with top artists such as Halsey and The Isley Brothers.
Tell us a little bit about your musical journey. When did you start singing and how did you decide on it as a career?
I’ve been singing since I have been able to talk. My first solo was at 3 years old singing a solo with a mass children’s choir behind me. At the age of 11 I was a contestant and winner of the child version of American Idol entitled American Juniors. I was signed to JIVE Records and toured for a period of time as a kid. So early on music became a profession of mine. Since then, I’ve maintained a career as a professional background singer, studio session vocalist, arranger, and songwriter.
Who are some of the people you’ve had the opportunity to work with so far in your career?
I’ve been blessed to be able to sing with people like Grammy Award winning singer Lalah Hathaway, Bilal, Halsey, Alice Smith, Sebastian Mikael, Corey Henry, The Isley Brothers and more!
What’s your favorite song to perform?
I love singing Living On A Prayer. Something about the lyrics and melody along with the energy the song provides, it sets a fire aflame within me and I get lost in the song. It feels so good to me.
Can you share a special wedding memory?
So many weddings have beautiful decorations and food. I do recall one in particular that was a beautiful simple design, all white flowers and linens and gorgeous greenery arranged around the band stand.
A quote or lyric you live by:
Wizard of Oz to Cowardly Lion: You, my friend, are a victim of disorganized thinking. You are under the unfortunate impression that just because you run away you have no courage; you’re confusing courage with wisdom.
Here’s Chauncey performing live with the rest of Sound Society: