Cantata Choir

Elizabeth Eschen

Mezzo-soprano and voice pedagogue Elizabeth Eschen recently returned…

Peter Leo

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

Jessica Garthe

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

Virginia Herrick

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

Michael H. Trammell

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

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his…

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

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…

Charles Wesley Evans

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

Adam Hunter

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

Jason Steigerwalt

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

Rebecca Saunders

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

Patrick Muehleise

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

Charles Humphries

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

Emily Shusdock

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

Colin Burns

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

Sara Terrell

Sara Terrell received her Bachelor of Music in composition from…

Steven Soph

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

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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