Cantata Choir

Patrick Muehleise

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

Sarah Yanovitch

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

Charles Humphries

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

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Edmund Milly

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

Emily Shusdock

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

Rebecca Saunders

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

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…

Michael H. Trammell

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

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his…

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…

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

Kelsey Harrison

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

Peter Leo

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

Cecilia Moneta

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

Colin Burns

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

Steven Soph

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

Megan Jones

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

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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