Based out of Chicago, as a singer/songwriter, Owen is back performing for the Midwest people he loved performing for back in college at Indiana University. After performing on Celebrity Cruises as a solo entertainer (Guitarist/Vocalist) for 3 years, touring North and South America, as well as the Mediterranean, Baltic and Holy land, and simultaneously working on featured musical arrangements with show bands, orchestras and a cappella groups. He started singing at a very early age...try 3! In fact, he used to make up songs when his mom, a professional singer/actress, was taking him to kindergarten. Owen was a charter member of the Children's Chorus of Washington, which provided the opportunity to sing at Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and an Italian tour. He attended Blake High School's performing arts signature program in Silver Spring, Maryland, and then went on to Indiana University's prestigious Jacobs School of Music where he received a BS in Vocal Performance and Theatre. At Indiana, Owen sang with two widely acclaimed groups: The Singing Hoosiers, America's premier show choir; and the renowned a cappella group Straight No Chaser. Both groups toured the United States extensively, as well as a tour throughout Greece. He also was musical director and performed the role of Tommy in the musical "Tommy," and was featured in the musical, "Urinetown." In 2005, Owen formed his own band, True Story, and the 7-piece pop/R & B group produced its debut original CD in 2008. After graduation, Owen formed a new a cappella group called The Dockers, and embarked on his first of many tours with Celebrity Cruises. [+]
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