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Kettering native Holly Gyenes has been hired by Disney as an original cast member for its new a cappella concert tour experience.

Gyenes graduated from Kettering Fairmont High School in 2013. She was a member of the award-winning a cappella group, Eleventh Hour. Eleventh Hour made national headlines when it was the youngest group to appear on "The Sing-Off" back in 2010.

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Kettering native and UD graduate Holly Gyenes will be traveling with Disney's new a cappella group, D Cappella enditions of Disney classics and pop favorites.

Kettering native and UD graduate Holly Gyenes will be traveling with Disney's new a cappella group, D Cappella enditions of Disney classics and pop favorites.

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Kettering native and UD graduate Holly Gyenes will be traveling with Disney's new a cappella group, D Cappella enditions of Disney classics and pop favorites.

In 2015, Gyenes was heard as a background singer on the self-titled album from three-time Grammy award-winning a cappella group Pentatonix.

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Holly Gyenes and Samuel Bodary play and sing " You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" by Bob Dylan during Kettering Fairmont High School 2013 commencement ceremony held Wednesday evening May 22, 2013 at the Wright State University Nutter Center Photo by Charles Caperton

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Holly Gyenes and Samuel Bodary play and sing " You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" by Bob Dylan during Kettering Fairmont High School 2013 commencement ceremony held Wednesday evening May 22, 2013 at the Wright State University Nutter Center Photo by Charles Caperton

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Holly Gyenes and Samuel Bodary play and sing " You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go" by Bob Dylan during Kettering Fairmont High School 2013 commencement ceremony held Wednesday evening May 22, 2013 at the Wright State University Nutter Center Photo by Charles Caperton

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Following her graduation from the University of Dayton in 2017 with a degree in Music Arts, she performed with the professional a cappella group Vocalight, which recently won third place at Varsity Vocal's International A cappella Open at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

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Remedy, the University of Dayton's first a cappella group, took first place at Harmony Sweepstakes regional competition held in Chicago on March 21, 2015. Pictured are members (front from left to right) Hannah Snow, Holly Gyenes, Shelby Searcy and Caitlin Pearn and (back from left to right) Kerry Speed, Trevor Rosenbaum, Matt Radford and Jon Besecker. CONTRIBUTED

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Remedy, the University of Dayton's first a cappella group, took first place at Harmony Sweepstakes regional competition held in Chicago on March 21, 2015. Pictured are members (front from left to right) Hannah Snow, Holly Gyenes, Shelby Searcy and Caitlin Pearn and (back from left to right) Kerry Speed, Trevor Rosenbaum, Matt Radford and Jon Besecker. CONTRIBUTED

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Remedy, the University of Dayton's first a cappella group, took first place at Harmony Sweepstakes regional competition held in Chicago on March 21, 2015. Pictured are members (front from left to right) Hannah Snow, Holly Gyenes, Shelby Searcy and Caitlin Pearn and (back from left to right) Kerry Speed, Trevor Rosenbaum, Matt Radford and Jon Besecker. CONTRIBUTED

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About D Cappella: To qualify, Gyenes was required to submit a video recording of two audition pieces — one pop song and one Disney cover. After Disney reviewed her submission, she was selected for the lineup.

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Performing a cappella renditions of Disney classics and pop favorites, D Cappella will travel the United States wowing crowds with their vocal talents.

Performing a cappella renditions of Disney classics and pop favorites, D Cappella will travel the United States wowing crowds with their vocal talents.

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Performing a cappella renditions of Disney classics and pop favorites, D Cappella will travel the United States wowing crowds with their vocal talents.

Deke Sharon, considered the “Godfather of Contemporary A Cappella” was called on to help form the group.

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D Cappella will present new, contemporary arrangements of Disney repertoire and this seven-member group will perform at approximately 40 arts venues across the United States. Tour dates will be announced in early 2018.

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