Founded in 2002, owner and lead, Justin Crank from Mansfield, Ohio formed the ‘GloryWay Quartet’. With a vision in mind and a dream that would become reality, his love for four-part harmony would inevitably come full circle. Justin believed that God would open a door, and with faith he would walk right through it. Now, the year is 2017, and the ‘GloryWay Quartet’ based in Mansfield, Ohio has been signed with ‘Capitol Artists’ a prestigious booking agency in the world of Southern Gospel entertainment. Leaving the borders of Ohio, staying busy, travelling nation-wide averaging over two hundred concert dates per year, the group books, sometimes a year or more in advance. The group is no stranger to nation-wide radio, with several popular releases, including That’s No Hill For A Climber ‘It’s So Peaceful’ and ‘Live With Jesus’. The ‘GloryWay Quartet’ has participated in numerous ‘NQC’ showcases down through the years, and in 2014 was nominated for the GME ‘Top 10’ for ‘Quartet of the Year’. Also were the Showcase Winners of the 2016 American Gospel Celebration hosted by Pastor John Hagee.
GWQ has shared the stage with many of the top names in Southern Gospel Music. The ‘GloryWay Quartet’ headlined and helped to launch important landmark fundraisers, such as ‘Autism Awareness’ and ‘Celebrating our U.S. Veterans’. Other numerous accolades includes participating in the well-known, ‘Is What it Was Elvis Show’, working alongside Elvis’ band leader, Joe Guercio. GWQ also frequent outdoors events such as State Fairs and Festivals including, Punxsutawney, Wayne County, and Hancock, to name a few. The group also performed at the ‘Columbus Clippers Baseball Faith & Family Night’, as well as the ‘Thomas Road Baptist Church’ in Lynchburg, Virginia. The group has recorded ten projects to date, including a Christmas CD.
Presently, the group consists of Justin Crank as lead, the well-known Gospel Artist Lynn Royce Taylor as Tenor, Former Cruise line Headliner, Donnie Abraham as Baritone, and talented upcoming Bass Justin Sayger.
GWQ continually boasts a lineup with seasoned ability that will impress even the least of Southern Gospel Music fans! GloryWay is Quickly becoming a household name among industry leaders. They have a heart for the lost, integrity to go the extra mile, and talent without limitations to share with all who listen.