Brian Vander Ark
Singer | Songwriter | Speaker
The Verve Pipe
Brian Vander Ark is an American singer-songwriter best known as lead singer for the band The Verve Pipe.
Massive success and its aftermath have sent many artists into oblivion, forever trying to recapture the moment when the world ﬁrst bowed at their feet. That moment came for Brian Vander Ark when, as the lead singer and principal songwriter for The Verve Pipe, he sold more than 3 million albums worldwide and produced a string of hit singles, including the #1 song “The Freshmen“.
”More than just the frontman, Vander Ark was its literal and ﬁgurative voice, providing the creative spark and writing songs that gave the band its devoted following. Although the songs were cast in the style of the era, they remain singular and special. His gift is one of tremendous storytelling clarity expressed through melodies and rhythms that are unique, intensely personal and entirely gripping.
Rather than blindly attempt to reclaim a throne that was ﬂeeting at best, the Michigan native struck out on his own, sold all his possessions, and hit the road. On the way, Brian rediscovered his love for performing and now revels in a freedom that few can claim as he travels the road playing songs and connecting with audiences.
Today, Brian shares his story through a very humble, dynamic and special way, helping audiences throughout the world find it in themselves to keep moving, adapting, and changing.