Cantata Choir

Elizabeth Eschen

Mezzo-soprano and voice pedagogue Elizabeth Eschen recently returned…

Charles Humphries

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

Patrick Muehleise

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

Virginia Herrick

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

Jay Carter

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

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…

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…

Adam Hunter

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

Jessica Garthe

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

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

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…

James R. Jones

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

Cecilia Moneta

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

Peter Leo

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

Sarah Yanovitch

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

Kelsey Harrison

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

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his…

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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