Trey McLaughlin & The Sounds of Zamar have created a distinct place for themselves within the music industry with their soul-stirring arrangements of contemporary gospel, musical theatre, and rich original compositions. Opulent harmonies, beautiful vocal blends, and awe-inspiring sound have made them favorites for gospel fans all over the world. Whether it is a tender ballad or an invigorating anthem, you will be rapt by this powerful assembly of voices. A perfect Sunday afternoon performance to feed your soul.
The ensemble, organized in 2009, has performed with gospel greats like William McDowell, Kierra "Kiki" Sheard, Richard Smallwood, VaShawn Mitchell, Earnest Pugh and James Fortune.
About Trey McLaughlin
Trey M. McLaughlin is a passionate vocalist, educator, composer, arranger, and clinician. Known for fusing together an eclectic mix of musical genres, he arranges and performs original works with his own touring and recording ensemble, The Sounds of Zamar, who concluded their first national tour in the 2018-2019 season. Trey currently serves as Director of Worship and Arts at Tabernacle Baptist Church of Augusta, Georgia, and is the Artistic Director of the non-profit performing arts youth group, Creative Impressions, of which he was once a member and Student Director. Trey serves as adjunct faculty at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, teaching graduate level courses in conducting, vocal technique, composition, arranging, and piano.
As a performer, composer, clinician, educator, and mentor, Trey McLaughlin is an ambassador for the Augusta Arts community. His international, national and local work provides rich cultural and artistic experiences for all of whom he encounters.