Ars Voce Ensemble
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Ars Voce ("the vocal art") is an ensemble of 12 singers performing the a cappella music of many centuries, from sacred classics and madrigals of the Renaissance, to the unique music of early America, to contemporary expressions, sacred and secular.

Directed by Dr. Mark Wells, Ars Voce has sung to enthusiastic audiences at the Stratford Festival of Canada, and in England at the Royal Northern College of Music and the cathedrals of Chester and Winchester. Whether in performances with the Battle Creek Boychoir or Girls' Chorus, or engagements of their own, Ars Voce brings a polished and elegant approach to the vocal art.

Ars Voce maintains a busy schedule of performances in the community. For information on auditioning for Ars Voce or for hiring the ensemble for your event, please contact Dr. Mark Wells via email or at 269-963-1911 x2587.




  Meet the Director
Dr. Mark Wells is the director of Ars Voce. A native of Kentucky, he received his music education at the Universtiy of Louisville School of Music and the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. A cofounder of Ars Voce in 1999, he also serves the Battle Creek area as Music Assistant of the Battle Creek Boychoir and Girls' Chorus, accompanist for the Battle Creek Community Chorus, keyboardist with the Battle Creek Symphony, and Music Associate at St. Philip Catholic Church.
  How Do I Join?
Ars Voce welcomes new singers. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Mark Wells at 269-963-1911x2587 to arrange an audition or email him at
  How Do I Hire Ars Voce?
To book the Ars Voce for a performance, contact Mark Wells, Director, at 269-963-1911 x 2587. Fees start at $200 and up, depending on length of program, location, and other performance variables.