SUMNER THOMPSON
Bass

SUMNER THOMPSON

Hailed as “the real thing” (Cleveland Plain Dealer) and praised for his “elegant style” (Boston Globe), Sumner Thompson is one of the most sought-after young baritones singing today. His appearances on the operatic stage include the title role in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo (Contemporary Opera Denmark in Copenhagen), Uberto in La Serva Padrona (Apollo’s Fire), the Traveller in Britten’s Curlew River (Britten-Pears School and Aldeburgh Festival, UK), Schaunard in La Bohème (Granite State Opera), and the Count in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (Commonwealth Opera). Mr. Thompson’s appearances in Chicago Opera Theatre’s productions of Britten’s Death in Venice and Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims were also highly praised. A favorite in top-tier early music circles, he has appeared at the Boston Early Music Festival as the Satir in its recent production of Conradi’s Ariadne.

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together. 

JASON MCSTOOTS
Tenor

JASON MCSTOOTS

Reviewers describe Jason McStoots as having an “alluring tenor voice” (ArtsFuse) and as “the consummate artist, wielding not just a sweet tone but also incredible technique and impeccable pronunciation”. (Cleveland Plain Dealer) In 2015 he won a GRAMMY with the Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) for the music of Charpentier. Solo appearances include Les plaisirs de Versailles (Charpentier), Orfeo, Il ritorno d’Ulisse, 1610 Vespers (Monteverdi), Abduction from the Seraglio (Mozart), Christmas Oratorio, St. Mark Passion (Bach), Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) and Messiah (Handel) with groups such as Boston Lyric Opera, Emmanuel Music, Pacific MusicWorks, San Juan Symphony, Bach Ensemble, Seattle Early Music Guild, Tragicomedia, Tanglewood Music Center, and Blue Heron. Recording credits include Lully's Pysché, Handel’s Acis and Galatea, Blow’s Venus and Adonis and Charpentier’s Acteon with BEMF (CPO), Fischer Vespers (Toccata Classics), and Awakenings with Coro Allegro (Navona). 

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together. 

MARGOT ROOD
Soprano

MARGOT ROOD

Soprano Margot Rood performs a wide range of repertoire. Recent and upcoming appearances include those with Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Seraphic Fire, A Far Cry, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Blue Heron, Lorelei Ensemble, Tenet, Cape Symphony, Bach Collegium San Diego, Grand Harmonie, as well as onstage with Boston Early Music Festival, Monadnock Music, and St. Petersburg Opera. Ms. Rood is the recipient of prestigious awards including the St. Botolph Emerging Artist Award (2015), the Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellowship at Emmanuel Music (2015), and The American Prize (3rd place, 2016). Her debut solo recording with composer Heather Gilligan, Living in Light, is now available from Albany Records.

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together. 

AARON SHEEHAN
Tenor

AARON SHEEHAN

 <back to ARTISTS

<back to ARTISTS

Aaron Sheehan regularly performs in the United States, South America, and Europe. He sang the title role in Boston Early Music Festival’s Grammy Award winning recording of Charpentier’s opera La déscente d'Orphée aux enfers. On the concert stage, he enjoys a reputation as a first rate interpreter of the works of Bach, Handel and Mozart. He has performed at Tanglewood, Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Washington National Cathedral, the Early Music Festivals of Boston (BEMF), San Francisco, Vancouver, Washington DC, Carmel, Regensburg Tage Alter Musik, and with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, Tafelmusik, North Carolina Symphony, New York Collegium, Charlotte Symphony and Pacific Music Works. His roles with BEMF include L’Amour and Apollon in Lully’s Psyché, Actéon in Charpentier’s Actéon, Orfeo in Monteverdi’s Orfeo, Eurimaco in Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Acis in Handel’s Acis and Galatea and Liberto/Soldato in L’incoronazione di Poppea. He has also performed leading roles in operas by Cavalli, Handel, Weill, and Satie.

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together. 

SCOTT METCALFE
Director & Harp

SCOTT METCALFE

Scott Metcalfe directs the vocal ensemble Blue Heron and has been guest director of the Green Mountain Project and TENET (New York), the Handel & Haydn Society (Boston), Emmanuel Music (Boston), the Tudor Choir and Seattle Baroque, Pacific Baroque Orchestra (Vancouver, BC), and Quire Cleveland. He plays violin as a member of Les Délices (dir. Debra Nagy) and elsewhere. He has taught at Harvard University, Boston University, Boston Conservatory, and Oberlin Conservatory, is the author of essays on the performance of English sacred music in the 16th and 17th centuries, and is at work on a new edition of the songs of Gilles Binchois. Metcalfe holds degrees from Brown and Harvard. He grew up in Vermont and calls the Green Mountains home; he presently lives in Boston.

Beth Beauchamp

Having worked as a professional musician, a music-educator, and the Executive Director of a number of non-profit arts organizations, Beth has over 10 years of experience in catering to the unique needs of artists. Beth believes that the talent, education, and skill-sets of her clients have inherent worth. As a passionate artist advocate, she aims to help her artists improve the quality of their own lives by encouraging them to honor the value of their own work, and by creating materials which allow them to champion their art with confidence. Equally interested in building community, Beth aims to create a roster of artists who are excited to support and collaborate together.