Cantata Choir

MaryRuth Lown

MaryRuth Lown, soprano, holds degrees from Winthrop University…

Cecilia Moneta

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

Emily Shusdock

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

Megan Jones

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

Edmund Milly

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

Elizabeth Eschen

Mezzo-soprano and voice pedagogue Elizabeth Eschen recently returned…

Sara Terrell

Sara Terrell received her Bachelor of Music in composition from…

Virginia Herrick

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

Charles Humphries

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

Steven Soph

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

Sarah Yanovitch

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

Michael H. Trammell

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

Rebecca Saunders

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

Christopher Gilliam

Christopher Gilliam is director of choral activities at Davidson…

Jay Carter

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

Patrick Muehleise

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

Sarah Towner

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

Jessica Garthe

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

Charles Wesley Evans

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

Jason Steigerwalt

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

Michael H. Trammell

Tenor

A Charlotte native, Michael H. Trammell is a highly sought after tenor specializing in early baroque music. As an early music tenor, Michael has sung in festivals all over the world. Recently, he performed with the Bach Cantata Academy for the Thüringer Bachwochen in Weimar, Germany under the distinguished baton of renowned Bach specialist, Helmuth Rilling. Previously, Michael was also a part of the Internationale BachAkademie in Stuttgart, Germany under the direction of Hans-Christoph Rademann.

Stateside, Michael has performed with the Holy Trinity Lutheran Bach Vespers series in New York City under the direction of Donald Meineke. He was also invited to the Amherst Early Music Festival in New London, Connecticut where he appeared as both Valére and Damon in Kevin Mallon and Drew Minter’s production of Jean-Philippe Rameau’s rarely performed opera, Les Indes galantes.

In Charlotte, Michael is in high demand. In addition to his Tenor Section Leader position at Myers Park Presbyterian Church, he performs with the Charlotte Symphony Chorus, Charlotte Symphony Chamber Chorus, Carolina Catholic Chorale, and VOX – Firebird Arts Alliance.

Michael received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University. He is married to Andrea Mumm and lives in Charlotte.

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