Our Directors

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C.C. Snyder is one of The Voices of Harmony's two co-directors.  C.C. was born in Troy, OH and started playing piano at the age of 5, beginning his life-long involvement with music. He studied classical piano and French horn throughout high school, where he also participated in every choir, band, and musical production the school had to offer.

After graduation, C.C. attended Bowling Green State University, majoring in Choral Music Education. He studied conducting with R.D. Mathey and Mark S. Kelly. While attending BGSU, he performed with the BGSU Men's Chorus, Collegiate Chorale, Summer Tour Chorale, A Cappella Choir, multiple opera productions, and sang in 2 different varsity quartets. C.C. also had the honor of serving the Men's Chorus as their Assistant Director for three years.  During his time with the Men's Chorus, he competed in the college quartet Exit 181, placing 9th in the International College Contest (now the Varsity Quartet Championship).

C.C. is a founding member of the Voices of Harmony and the NorthWest Ohio Chapter it represents. He has served in a leadership role since the chapter's inception, serving as Vice-President of Music & Performance four times, and once as President. In 2008, after the retirement of founding director R.D. Mathey, C.C. and Randy "Beef" Baughman took over directing responsibilities as co-directors. At the end of 2009, C.C. was hired as director and has since led the Voices of Harmony to multiple medals in the Johnny Appleseed District, and a qualifying score for the International Chorus Competition. He has competed in multiple quartets, including Parental Guidance Suggested, 3+1, and 4 Star, Prototype, and Blue Rhino, earning multiple medals at the district level.

C.C. and his wife Chrissy currently live in Lebanon, Ohio with their four children: Ashton, Chase, Cate, and Cara..

Will Baughman was born, raised, and currently resides in Bowling Green, Ohio where he received his Bachelors's Degree in Vocal Music Education at Bowling Green State University. In January of 2016, Will joined C.C. as co-director of the Voices of Harmony

 

In the fall of 2016, W began teaching at Van Buren Local Schools where he taught grades 6-12 choir, directed an award-winning competitive show choir (The Association), directed a vocal pop a cappella group (Knightlife), and ran the musical theater program for 5 years.

Currently, Will is attending Bowling Green State University as a graduate student to pursue a Master’s Degree in Choral Conducting, and plans to graduate in May of 2024.

Outside of the chorus, Will serves as a Music Judge for the Barbershop Harmony Society. He also currently sings baritone in the Johnny Appleseed District's 2018 champion quartet, and 2022 BHS International 18th place quartet, Harmonic Thunder. Will also had the good fortune of becoming a world champion gold medalist by winning the 2022 International BHS Chorus Competition singing with the Music City Chorus from Nashville, TN.

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