Cantata Choir

James R. Jones

James R. “Jimmy” Jones has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician,…

Adam Hunter

Adam Hunter has been singing in choirs for 15 years, including…

Jay Carter

Jay Carter has gained recognition as one of the nation’s finest…

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his…

Michael H. Trammell

A Charlotte native, Michael H. Trammell is a highly sought after tenor…

Sarah Yanovitch

Recognized by The Boston Globe as “a name to keep an eye on”, soprano…

Peter Leo

Forever a chorister, having sung professionally in Chicago and Los…

Steven Soph

A “superb vocal soloist” (The Washington Post), tenor Steven Soph…

Margaret Carpenter Haigh

Margaret Carpenter Haigh is a versatile artist, with repertoire…

Jason Steigerwalt

Jason Steigerwalt is an American baritone with an active career in…

Colin Burns

Colin Burns currently serves as the Director of Music for St. Alban’s…

Charles Humphries

Charles Humphries’ vocal career began in the United Kingdom as a…

Patrick Muehleise

Praised for his “real musicality and finely executed coloratura,”…

Edmund Milly

Edmund Milly brings “perfect diction” (Los Angeles Times) and…

Megan Jones

Megan Jones, mezzo-soprano, lives in Charlotte and is part of the…

Charles Wesley Evans

“An elegant, mellifluous and expressive baritone” (New York Times),…

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Robert Jones

Originally from the Charlotte area, tenor Robert Jones has a varied…

Jessica Garthe

Jessica Garthe, soprano, currently is a full-time music teacher at…

Sarah Towner

Ms. Sarah Towner recently graduated from Wingate University where she…

Rebecca Saunders

After earning her BA degree in Voice from Salem College, Rebecca…

Emily Shusdock

A full-time singer and music teacher, Emily Shusdock directs the…

Kelsey Harrison

Mezzo-soprano Kelsey Harrison is a native Charlottean and holds…

Edmund Milly

Bass

Edmund Milly brings “perfect diction” (Los Angeles Times) and “mellifluous” tone (San Francisco Chronicle) to every performance. Based in Brooklyn, he sings with the GRAMMY-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and is a founding member of Trident Ensemble. Equally at home as a soloist or in ensembles, he has recently performed with the Mark Morris Dance Group, the Clarion Choir, Spire Chamber Ensemble, Antico Moderno, and the Thirteen. He has contributed solos to various international radio broadcasts on the BBC and CBC. An alumnus of the American Boychoir School, McGill University, and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Edmund interprets music both ancient and modern with an expressivity founded in scholarly rigor.

Edmund’s musical education began with cello lessons at age three. While at the American Boychoir School in Princeton, New Jersey, he amassed formative musical experiences under the batons of Seiji Ozawa, Kurt Mazur, James Levine, and André Previn, and gained early exposure to pieces which remain in his repertoire to this day. As a graduate student in English Literature at McGill, Edmund refined the critical skills which inform his vocal interpretation of a text. These eclectic experiences ultimately led Mr. Milly to the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, where he completed his M.M. as a member of the elite Yale Voxtet and as a student of James Taylor. Yale Schola Cantorum provided the perfect proving ground to hone his craft under the direction of David Hill, Simon Carrington, and Masaaki Suzuki, under whom he portrayed an "authoritative and confident" (Seen and Heard International) Jesus in Bach's St. John Passion at Lincoln Center.

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