Cantata Choir

MaryRuth Lown / Praised by the Boston Musical Intelligencer for her “clear soprano” and “tasteful drama-tic interpretation”, soprano MaryRuth Lown has appeared throughout North America as a concert soloist and choral artist.
Laura C. Atkinson / Recognized by The New Yorker’s Alex Ross for her “refined, restrained” singing, American mezzo-soprano Laura C. Atkinson has found a home on both the concert and opera stage in the United States and Europe.
Jason Steigerwalt / Jason Steigerwalt is an American baritone with an active career in both Germany and the United States.
Steven Soph / A “superb vocal soloist” (The Washington Post), tenor Steven Soph performs music spanning the medieval to modern day.
Paulina Francisco / Paulina Francisco is a versatile scholar-performer specialized in early music.
Margaret Carpenter Haigh / Margaret Carpenter Haigh is a versatile artist, with repertoire ranging from mediaeval to contemporary music.
Emily Shusdock / A full-time singer and music teacher, Emily Shusdock directs the choirs at David W. Butler High School and the children’s choirs at Matthews United Methodist Church.
John Buffet / Baritone John Buffett enjoys a versatile career spanning music by Monteverdi and Bach to Britten and Debussy.
Arwen Myers / Praised for her “crystalline tone and delicate passage-work” (San Francisco Chronicle), soprano Arwen Myers is known as a captivating and sensitive interpreter of repertoire spanning from early to new music.
Gene Stenger / Hailed as an “impressive tenor” (The New York Times) who sings with “sweet vib-rancy” (The Cleveland Plain Dealer), Gene Stenger is one of the country’s most called upon Bach specialists who is also heralded for his performances of oratorios by Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Mozart.
Christopher Gilliam / Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson College, director of the Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale, director of Lake Norman Choral Artists, and director of music at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlotte.
Nicholas Garza / Characterized by The Dallas Morning News as a “counter-tenor full and fluent, glowing on top, dispensed with the loveliest legato,” Nicholas Garza has been hailed for intimate, engag-ing performances across the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
Robert Jones / Originally from the Charlotte area, tenor Robert Jones has a varied vocal background ranging from renaissance and early classical music to modern choral style.