Wesley was born in Tuscaloosa, AL. He obtained his Bachelor's of Vocal/Choral Music Education from The University of Alabama and moved to Nashville in 2013 after graduation.
While at the Capstone, he was a 3-time finalist in the AMEA Young Composer Competition. His work has been played and sung all across the southeast and the nation. His songs have been sung from 54 Below and the Highline Ballroom in New York City to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood.
Wesley is also the Director of Music at Eastwood Christian Church. He now lives in East Nashville with his fiance, Tyler, and his retired greyhound, Fuel.
Holling Smith-Borne Principal Accompanist
Holling became principal accompanist for NiH in the fall of 2016, after serving as assistant accompanist for several years. Prior to moving to Nashville in 2006, he was the accompanist for the Indianapolis Women’s Chorus (a GALA chorus) for twelve years. He is currently the pianist at Glendale Baptist Church and accompanies music students at the Blair School of Music. He holds a B.M. in piano performance from Bowling Green State University (OH), and a M.I.L.S. from the University of Michigan with a specialization in music librarianship. He is the Director of the Wilson Music Library at the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University.