Avon Lake, Ohio, USA

Praise-Apella is a “vocal” band that creates an unbelievable sound for God’s glory! Tight harmonies coupled with percussion and drums. 90% vocal, 10% band.


Based out of Cleveland, OH, Praise-Apella is a 4 person contemporary Christian vocal band that has spent the last 6 years touring the U.S. and abroad with their unique style of vocal harmony based music and percussion.

They have performed with many national Christian artists such as Michael W. Smith, MercyMe, Brandon Heath, David Crowder Band, Nicole C. Mullen, AVALON, Jamie Grace, Britt Nicole, Laura Story and many others. They have appeared on a variety of national and regional television shows including JCTV (TBN) and The Jim Bakker Show (CTN), to name a few.

Radio play and interviews have included Salem Communications affiliates in Atlanta, Nashville, Dallas and Cleveland where they are frequently heard on 95.5 the Fish WFHM-FM. In 2010, Praise-Apella won the prestigious CARA award for “Best Religious Album” of the year and were runners-up for “Best Religious Song” with their version of “I’m Letting Go.” They have also won a regional “Battle of the Bands” contest when the group had no instruments.

Our mission is that we are called to praise the one true God and to glorify His only Son, Christ Jesus. To lead others to our Lord and Savior who are seeking truth through our ministry of vocal music.

Praise-Apella offers a unique and uplifting concert experience. If you're a fan of inspirational music and rhythmic percussion coupled with pristine vocal harmonies, make sure you do not miss Praise-Apella.


"There Is a Way " - Released 9.06.11 (Mixed & Mastered by Daren Rust at Skyland Studios)

"Follow the Star" - Released 10.22.10 (Mixed & Mastered by Daren Rust at Skyland Studios)

"Last Christmas" Single - Released 10.20.09 (Mixed & Mastered by Daren Rust at Skyland Studios)

"Love God" - Released 10.15.09 (Mixed & Mastered by Daren Rust at Skyland Studios)

"The Star Spangled Banner" - Released 12.12.08 (Mixed & Mastered by Daren Rust at Skyland Studios)

"Have Faith" - Released 10.31.08 (Mixed by Daren Rust at Skyland Studios & Mastered by Richard Dodd)

"The Perfect Gift" - Released 11.16.07 (Mixed by Brian Lenox & Mastered by Richard Dodd)

"Word of Mouth" - Released 2.28.06 (Mixed & Mastered by Daren Rust at Skyland Studios)

Set List

You’re Worthy of My Praise
Blessed Be Your Name
Everlasting God
There Is A Way
Friend of God
Letting Go
Hold Me
Your Grace Is Enough
We Live
Keep Changing The World
How Great Is Our God
Lean On Me