Kim Fuller, vocals, and Steve Schenkel, guitar
Kim Fuller has been performing for decades in the St. Louis area. She began singing at age 5 in the Angel Choir at church. Over the years she has sung a variety of music genres. She has served as an opening act for the Jazz Crusaders, Randy Lewis, Pieces of a Dream, The Neville Brothers and countless others. She is a member of ‘The Jazz Story’, a group that promotes Jazz Education to grades K thru 12.
Kim is also a member of Oikos, a Jazz group that uses jazz as a catalyst to promote the gospel. She frequently performs around the St. Louis area with a plethora of talented musicians.
Steve Schenkel is the guitarist and orchestra manager for the Fox Theater, guitarist for the Muny Opera and the St. Louis Symphony, and a freelance jazz musician. He recently retired after 37 years at Webster University, where he founded the Jazz Studies program, the Webster Jazz Concert Series, and the Jazz Studies/Music Technology program. His music is heard nationally on the PBS program “Breaking Bread,” as well as by millions of visitors each year in the multimedia show under the Gateway Arch. Steve works at The Fox Theater as Orchestra Manager and plays for the Muny. He has also played for the Opera Theater of St. Louis and worked with The Rep and St. Louis Symphony. This puts him in touch with hundreds of area vocalists and musicians in the St. Louis area. Steve serves as the Music Director of First Unity Church of St. Louis.