Cantata Choir

Jay Carter

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

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…

Adam Hunter

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

Steven Soph

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

Rebecca Saunders

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

Jason Steigerwalt

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

Charles Wesley Evans

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

Virginia Herrick

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

Megan Jones

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

Jessica Garthe

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

Patrick Muehleise

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

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Emily Shusdock

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

Michael H. Trammell

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

Sarah Towner

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

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

Sarah Yanovitch

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

Edmund Milly

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

Cecilia Moneta

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

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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