Cantata Choir

Rebecca Saunders

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

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

Robert Jones

Originally from the Charlotte area, tenor Robert Jones has a varied…

Margaret Carpenter Haigh

Margaret Carpenter Haigh is a versatile artist, with repertoire…

Jessica Garthe

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

Emily Shusdock

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

Kelsey Harrison

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

Virginia Herrick

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

Bryon Grohman

Tenor Bryon Grohman has received international recognition for his…

Steven Soph

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

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Charles Humphries

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

Edmund Milly

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

Megan Jones

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

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…

Elizabeth Eschen

Mezzo-soprano and voice pedagogue Elizabeth Eschen recently returned…

Jay Carter

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

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…

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…

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),…

MaryRuth Lown

Soprano

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University (B.M.E.) and Boston University (M.M., Historical Performance). Praised by The Boston Musical Intelligencer for her "clear soprano" and "tasteful dramatic interpretation", she is in her third season as a choral scholar with Music at Marsh Chapel and is active as a soloist and choral artist in Boston and beyond.

Ms. Lown has most recently performed with the Handel and Haydn Society, the Arcadia Players, VOCES8 US Scholars Program, Amherst Early Music Festival, and the Harvard Early Music Society, and is delighted to join the musicians of Bach Akademie Charlotte this season.

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