Cantata Choir

Edmund Milly

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

Jason Steigerwalt

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

Charles Humphries

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

Charles Wesley Evans

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

Robert Jones

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

Jay Carter

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

James R. Jones

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

Sarah Towner

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

Cecilia Moneta

Soprano Cecilia Moneta has over 20 years of experience in choral music…

Virginia Herrick

Virginia Herrick, soprano, is the Director of Children’s Music at…

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Elizabeth Eschen

Mezzo-soprano and voice pedagogue Elizabeth Eschen recently returned…

Emily Shusdock

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

Megan Jones

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

Kelsey Harrison

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

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his…

Patrick Muehleise

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

Rebecca Saunders

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

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

Sara Terrell

Sara Terrell received her Bachelor of Music in composition from…

James R. Jones

Tenor

James R. “Jimmy” Jones has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician, and conductor throughout the U.S. and abroad. His choirs have been heard around the country, as well as throughout England, Salzburg, Vienna, and Prague. He is currently in his eighth year as Director of Music for Myers Park United Methodist Church. Under his leadership, the music program has grown to over 300 participants.

He has led in the commissioning of twelve new works for chorus and/or instrumental ensemble, created a new all-music-ministry Christmas concert, and twice led worship at Duke Chapel in Durham, North Carolina. Mr. Jones also serves as conductor/director of Nova Voce, a professional women's chorus in Charlotte, and is on the board of the Charlotte Oratorio Society.

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