Belles & Beaux
Belles and Beaux 2014-2015 - Austin Lowery, Mariah Swisher, Victoria Swisher, Sarah Herr, Emily Herr, Ben Stewart, Sam Morris, Savannah Morris, David Downs, Julia Ward, Nathan Hannum, Zach Ferguson, and Heath Bennett.
Belles and Beaux is a 13-member vocal and instrumental band sponsored by the Department of Music at Harding University. They perform a wide variety of today's hot new songs as well as the cool hits of yesterday! This talented and diverse group performs all over the United States and accepts bookings for events such as youth conferences and banquets. Most of their repertoire is secular, but they also sing Christian a cappella songs. Members of Belles and Beaux receive scholarships.
Chuck Hicks is the director of Belles and Beaux.
He received his M.S.E. from Harding in 1997 and has a strong background in the field of music, particularly in performance and stringed instruments. His musical talents have been interspersed with graphic design and marketing experience. Active in the university's International Campaigns program for eleven years, Hicks has taken student groups to Germany and Hungary and has also taught at the Harding campus in Florence, Italy. He teaches private guitar in the Department of Music and also directs the a cappella group, Good News.