BA|Charlotte Cantata Choir

The BA|Charlotte Cantata Choir is the fully professional, auditioned vocal ensemble of Bach Akademie Charlotte comprised of exceptional regional and national artists. The project-based ensemble presents historically informed performances throughout the year with the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra for the Cantata Series and the Charlotte Bach Festival.

January Concert Lineup

Soloists:

Special Guest Artist
Reginald Mobley, Counter-tenor

Bryon Grohman, Tenor
Margaret Carpenter Haigh, Soprano
Edmund Milly, Bass

Cantata Choir

Soprano: Margaret Carpenter Haigh, MaryRuth Lown, Emily Shusdock

Alto: Elizabeth Eschen, Reginald, Mobley, Virginia Herrick

Tenor: Bryon Grohman, Robert Jones, Michael Trammell

Bass: Edmund Milly, Colin Burns, Christopher Gilliam

BA|Charlotte Cantata Choir

 

Colin Burns

Colin Burns currently serves as the Director of Music for St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson, NC, and the Director of…

 

Elizabeth Eschen

Mezzo-soprano and voice pedagogue Elizabeth Eschen recently returned from performances of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with…

 

Charles Wesley Evans

“An elegant, mellifluous and expressive baritone” (New York Times), Charles Wesley Evans has been applauded by The Miami…

 

Jessica Garthe

Jessica Garthe, soprano, currently is a full-time music teacher at University Meadows Elementary.

 

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson College, director of the Winston-Salem Symphony Chorale,…

 

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his performances of opera, oratorio, and ensemble repertoire.…

 

Margaret Carpenter Haigh

Margaret Carpenter Haigh is a versatile artist, with repertoire ranging from mediaeval to contemporary music.

 

Kelsey Harrison

Mezzo-soprano Kelsey Harrison is a native Charlottean and holds degrees in vocal performance from The New England…

 

Virginia Herrick

Virginia Herrick, soprano, is the Director of Children’s Music at Davidson United Methodist Church, where she also sings and…

 

Charles Humphries

Charles Humphries’ vocal career began in the United Kingdom as a 7-year-old chorister at Salisbury Cathedral and since those…

 

Adam Hunter

Adam Hunter has been singing in choirs for 15 years, including barbershop quartet, madrigal, show ensemble, masterwork…

 

James R. Jones

James R. “Jimmy” Jones has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician, and conductor throughout the United States and abroad.

 

Megan Jones

Megan Jones, mezzo-soprano, lives in Charlotte and is part of the Chancel Choir and Chamber Singers at Myers Park United…

 

Robert Jones

Originally from the Charlotte area, tenor Robert Jones has a varied vocal background ranging from renaissance and early…

 

Peter Leo

Forever a chorister, having sung professionally in Chicago and Los Angeles, Peter Leo now primarily conducts choirs as…

 

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University (B.M.E.) and Boston University (M.M., Historical Performance).…

 

Edmund Milly

Edmund Milly brings “perfect diction” (Los Angeles Times) and “mellifluous” tone (San Francisco Chronicle) to every…

 

Cecilia Moneta

Soprano Cecilia Moneta has over 20 years of experience in choral music as a member of the Charlotte Symphony Chorus, VOX,…

 

Rebecca Saunders

After earning her BA degree in Voice from Salem College, Rebecca Saunders, a native of the Charlotte area, spent the next two…

 

Emily Shusdock

A full-time singer and music teacher, Emily Shusdock directs the choirs at David W. Butler High School and the children’s…

 

Sara Terrell

Sara Terrell received her Bachelor of Music in composition from Florida State University and her Master of Music in choral…

 

Sarah Towner

Ms. Sarah Towner recently graduated from Wingate University where she received her undergraduate degree in Music (B.A) with a…

 

Michael H. Trammell

A Charlotte native, Michael H. Trammell is a highly sought after tenor specializing in early baroque music.




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