Cantata Choir

Margaret Carpenter Haigh

Margaret Carpenter Haigh is a versatile artist, with repertoire…

Jay Carter

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

Steven Soph

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

Cecilia Moneta

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

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Charles Wesley Evans

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

Sarah Yanovitch

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

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…

Elizabeth Eschen

Mezzo-soprano and voice pedagogue Elizabeth Eschen recently returned…

Rebecca Saunders

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

Sarah Towner

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

James R. Jones

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

Megan Jones

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

Peter Leo

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

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his…

Emily Shusdock

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

Patrick Muehleise

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

Edmund Milly

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

Michael H. Trammell

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

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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