ELIZABETH BABER WEAVER

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ELIZABETH BABER WEAVER

Elizabeth Baber Weaver has been praised by the Washington Post for her “angelic brightness and dedication,” and the New York Times called her singing “truly lovely.” Recent solo engagements include Masterwork Chorus, Voices of Ascension, Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity, and Ex Umbris. Elizabeth has performed and recorded with Pomerium and New York Polyphony (including the Grammy-nominated Sing thee Nowell), among other elite vocal ensembles. She appears on the world premiere recording of William Rasar’s Mass Christe Jesu as a member of the Schola Cantorum of St. Mary’s Church (Norwalk, CT). With her duo partner, lutenist Charles Weaver, she has created recitals praised for their “impeccable performances” and “imagination in programming.” The duo is planning a CD of private devotional music from English recusant culture.    


Andrew holds a B.S. in physics and an M.M. in voice from U.C. Santa Barbara, and an M.M. in early music, oratorio, and chamber ensemble from Yale University's Institute of Sacred Music. He is based in New York City, where he sings with the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys under the direction of Daniel Hyde.

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. 

ANDREW PADGETT

ANDREW PADGETT

 

Praised for his "powerful baritone and impressive vocal range" (Boston Music Intelligencer), bass-baritone and hurdy-gurdyist Andrew Padgett is an accomplished interpreter of both baroque and medieval vocal and instrumental music. He has collaborated with early music luminaries such as Masaaki Suzuki, Nicholas McGegan, and Benjamin Bagby, and has been featured as a soloist in concert venues worldwide, including Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, NYC, and the Esplanade Concert Hall in his hometown, Singapore. 

Andrew holds a B.S. in physics and an M.M. in voice from U.C. Santa Barbara, and an M.M. in early music, oratorio, and chamber ensemble from Yale University's Institute of Sacred Music. He is based in New York City, where he sings with the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys under the direction of Daniel Hyde.
 

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. 

JESSE BLUMBERG

JESSE BLUMBERG

Baritone Jesse Blumberg enjoys a busy schedule of opera, concerts, and recitals, performing repertoire from the Renaissance and Baroque to the 20th and 21st centuries. He has performed roles at Minnesota Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Atlanta Opera, Boston Early Music Festival, and Opera Atelier, and has made concert appearances with American Bach Soloists, Boston Baroque, Apollo’s Fire, Montréal Baroque Festival, Early Music Vancouver, and on Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series. His recently released recordings include Rosenmüller in Exile with ACRONYM, Winterreise with pianist Martin Katz, St. John Passion with Apollo's Fire, and Steffani and Charpentier operas with Boston Early Music Festival.  Jesse is also the founder and artistic director of Five Boroughs Music Festival in New York City. 

 

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. 

MISCHA BOUVIER

MISCHA BOUVIER 

Alabama-born baritone Mischa Bouvier continues to impact audiences with his keen musicality, remarkable communicative ability, and a “soothing, cavernous baritone that can soar to heights of lyric beauty” (Opera News). He has performed with a wide array of ensembles including the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the Boston Pops, The Knights, Musica Sacra, the American Bach Soloists, the Princeton Glee Club, the Mirror Visions Ensemble, Opera in the Heights, the New York Festival of Song, Musica Sacra Maastricht, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, the Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys, Bronx Opera, and Christopher Williams Dance, and with the orchestras of Boston, Alabama, Colorado, Columbus, New Mexico, Stamford and Northwest Arkansas. Mischa holds degrees from Boston University and the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, and currently resides on Long Island. 

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. 

LUTHIEN BRACKETT

LUTHIEN BRACKETT

 

Born in California to parents who loved to read, Luthien Brackett was named after a character in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium.  Praised by the press for her “easy, appealing alto” and “silky tone among all registers,” she specializes in music of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.  Luthien appears regularly with distinguished professional vocal ensembles including The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, TENET, The Clarion Society, and Seraphic Fire.  Recent solo appearances include Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the Baldwin-Wallace Bach Festival and Handel’s Messiah with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.  Among her numerous commercial recordings are two GRAMMY-nominated albums: Handel’s Israel in Egypt (Musica Omnia) and Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields(Cantaloupe).  She lives in Brooklyn with her incorrigible cats, Bella and Bartok.  

 

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. 

MARTHA CLUVER

MARTHA CLUVER

Vocalist and Roomful of Teeth  member Martha Cluver has been praised by the New York Times for her "fluid, dark-hued", and "soulful" soprano voice.  As a soloist, she has performed and recorded with ensembles such as Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Janáček Philharmonic, Remix Ensemble, Prague Modern, Rebel Baroque, ICE, ACME, Fifth House Ensemble, and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.  Chamber music collaborations include groups such as Alarm Will Sound, Ensemble Signal, So Percussion, NEXUS, Axiom, Trio Mediaeval, Novus New York, Dogs of Desire, Wordless Music Orchestra, and Tenet.  

Cluver currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Caleb Burhans, and daughter, Fiona.

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. 

ANDREW FUCHS

ANDREW FUCHS

Tenor Andrew Fuchs’s recent performances include Bach’s Magnificat (American Classical Orchestra at Lincoln Center), Reich’s Three Tales (Ensemble Signal presented by the LA Philharmonic), the world premiere of Alexander Goehr’s Verschwindendes Wort (The Juilliard School’s Focus Festival), the Evangelist in both the St. Matthewand St. John Passions (Saint Andrew Chorale), and solo appearances with the Mark Morris Dance Group, ARTEK, Pegasus, and Lyric Fest. He is an alumnus of the Tanglewood Music Center and the Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar, and was a finalist in the 2015 Joy In Singing competition. A member of The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, he has also sung with NYC’s finest ensembles, including New York Polyphony and The Clarion Choir.

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. 

BRIAN GIEBLER

BRIAN GIEBLER

Garnering praise for his “most impressive… bright, clear tone and lively personality” (New York Times), Brian Giebler is a “faultless high tenor” (Seattle Times) with “great elegance of tone and phrasing” (Baltimore Sun). From Evangelist in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the GRAMMY®-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street under Julian Wachner to Stravinsky with The Cleveland Orchestra under Franz Welser-Möst, Mr. Giebler’s “lovely tone and deep expressivity” (New York Times) and "expressive and elegant phrasing" (Cleveland Classical) is well-suited to a variety of music. He has been a soloist with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, American Classical Orchestra, New York City Chamber Orchestra (Carnegie Hall), Apollo’s Fire, Seraphic Fire, GRAMMY® Award winning Conspirare, New York Baroque Incorporated, Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, and the Saginaw Bay Orchestra.

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. 

DIANNA GRABOWSKI

DIANNA GRABOWSKI

Mezzo-soprano Dianna Grabowski, described as “glamorous” and “glowing-toned” by the Dallas Morning News, is an active performer of music spanning the Renaissance through the 21st century. As a concert soloist, Dianna has performed with such groups as le Violon d’Ingres (Paris), Santa Fe Pro Musica, Dallas Bach Society, Mountainside Baroque, and the Tulsa Oratorio Chorus. Dianna sings with professional choruses such as the Santa Fe Desert Chorale and Seraphic Fire. She also is a founding member of Armonia Celeste, an ensemble specializing in the expressive vocal music of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque. The group will release its second album “The Rebel Queen” (Centaur Records) in 2017. Dianna teaches in the voice department at Susquehanna University and resides in Selinsgrove, PA with her husband and two sons.

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. 

JOLLE GREENLEAF

JOLLE GREENLEAF

 

Soprano Jolle Greenleaf is one of today’s foremost figures in the field of early music. Ms. Greenleaf has been hailed by The New York Times as a “golden soprano” and “a major force in the New York early music-scene.” She is a celebrated interpreter of the music of Bach, Buxtehude, Handel, Purcell and, most notably, Claudio Monteverdi. She has performed as a soloist in venues throughout the U.S., Scandinavia, Europe, and Central America for important presenters including Vancouver Early Music Festival, Denmark’s Vendsyssel Festival, Costa Rica International Music Festival, Puerto Rico’s Festival Casals, Utrecht Festival, at Panama’s National Theater, and San Cristobal, the Cathedral in Havana, Cuba. 

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. 

ABIGAIL HAYNES-LENNOX

ABIGAIL HAYNES-LENNOX

Abigail Haynes-Lennox, soprano, quoted as angelic and stylish in her interpretations of Bach and Mozart, is equally at home with genres ranging from early plainchant to 19th- century melodie to improvised avant-garde. Originally from Bartlett, Tennesseee, she began her vocal studies at Ann Arbor, Michigan, where after finishing her bachelors degree in vocal performance at the University of Michigan, she served as music director for the Wesley Foundation of First Methodist, performed with the Michigan Opera Theater under Stephen Lord, and was a frequent soloist appearing on premier record­ings of contemporary works. In 2007 Lennox completed her master’s degree study in voice at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music where she studied under James Taylor, Ted Taylor, and Judith Malafronte.

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. 

STEVEN HRYCELAK

 

STEVEN HRYCELAK

 

Steven Hrycelak, a bass from Rochester, NY, is equally at home performing early and very new music. He appears regularly with Blue Heron, Pegasus, NYS State Baroque, Publick Musick, Meridionalis, and the Yale Choral Artists, in addition to being a member of the Grammy-nominated Choir of Trinity Wall Street. As for new music, he performs with Ekmeles, Toby Twining Music, the New York Virtuoso Singers, and the SEM Ensemble, among others. As an opera singer, he has performed with Bard Summerscape, Opera Omnia, Musica Nuova, and Union Avenue Opera. He studied at Yale University and Indiana University, and is also a vocal coach/accompanist.

 

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. 

ANNA LENTI

ANNA LENTI

Anna Lenti is a freelance choral conductor and soprano, whose work embraces a variety of genres and styles. A native of Rochester, NY, Anna received her BM in Vocal Performance from the Eastman School of Music in 2011, and her MM in Choral Conducting from Westminster Choir College in 2013. An avid lover of ensemble performance, Anna has appeared with numerous professional ensembles throughout the US, including the Holy Trinity Bach Choir (NYC), Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland), Ensemble VIII (Austin), and the Clarion Society (NYC). She is also the Artistic Director for a project-based choral ensemble called Ampersand, which she co-founded with soprano Madeline Apple Healey in 2014. In 2015, she was appointed the new Assistant Conductor of the Oratorio Society of New York. In addition to her freelance work, Anna is a full-time music teacher at an all-girls high school in New Jersey.

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. 

KATE MARONEY

KATE MARONEY

Recognized for “vibrant and colorful” singing (The New York Times) mezzo-soprano Kate Maroney’s recent soloist appearances include the Carmel Bach Festival, New York Baroque Incorporated, LA Opera, Lincoln Center Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, Musica Sacra, Bach Collegium San Diego, Princeton Pro Musica, Bach Vespers Holy Trinity, Mark Morris Dance Group, Yale Choral Artists, American Opera Projects, Berkshire Bach Society, and Clarion. Kate has collaborated closely with composers Philip Glass, David Lang, Martin Bresnick, Julia Wolfe, Missy Mazzoli, Hannah Lash, Dominick Argento, Christopher Cerrone, Daron Hagen, Matthew Welch, Paola Prestini, Ted Hearne, Lisa Bielawa, and Scott Wheeler. She holds a D.M.A. from Eastman, degrees SUNY Purchase and Yale, teaches at Mannes, and resides in Brooklyn with musician-husband Red Wierenga.

 

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. 

DAVID MCFERRIN

DAVID MCFERRIN

Praised by The New York Times for his “appealingly textured sound,” baritone David McFerrin has achieved critical acclaim in a wide variety of repertoire. On the opera stage this season he sings three roles with Boston Lyric Opera, including the Officer in Phillip Glass’ two-character drama In the Penal Colony. Upcoming concert engagements include the Handel and Haydn Society on their California tour and a Vermont Symphony debut. Past credits include Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Cleveland Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, and the Boston Pops. Mr. McFerrin has sung in recital at the Caramoor, Ravinia and Marlboro Music Festivals. He has also performed in residency with the French ensemble, Les Arts Florissants, and is a member of the vocal group Blue Heron.

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. 

OWEN MCINTOSH

OWEN MCINTOSH

Described by the New York Times as a “lovely, tender high tenor” in one concert and “appropriately brash” in another, Owen McIntosh is widely know for the color and creativity he brings to his diverse career as a soloist and chamber musician. Recent solo engagements include; the modern premiere of Aliotti’s oratorio Santa Rosalia with New York Baroque Incorporated, Bach’s St. John Passion with Tenet, Mozart's Die Zauberflöte with Boston Baroque, Haydn's Chamber opera L'isola Disabitata with the American Classical Orchestra, the Monteverdi Vespers of 1610 with Apollo's Fire and Green Mountain Project, Bach's' St. Matthew passion with Grand Rapids Symphony,  and a performance and Grammy nominated recording of  il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria with Boston Baroque. 

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

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 plaisir de Versailles (Charpentier), Orfeo, Il ritorno d’Ulisse1610 Vespers (Monteverdi), Abduction from the Seraglio (Mozart), Christmas OratorioSt. 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. 

DONALD MEINEKE

DONALD MEINEKE

 

Donald R. Meineke, serves as Associate Director of Music and Organist at The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, home of Bach Vespers. Before moving to New York, Donald studied choral conducting at the University of Texas at Austin, served as Director of Music at First English Lutheran, and was co-founder of Ensemble VIII. Donald held the post of Director of Music and Organist at Trinity Church (Lutheran) in Worcester, Massachusetts for 6 years where he conducted the Choirs of Trinity Church and was founder and Artistic Director of Vox Triniti. He has served as assistant chorus master for Helmuth Rilling, preparing Mozart’s Mass in C minor in multiple cities throughout Venezuela and Bach’s B minor Mass and Passions in Germany and Italy. Donald also holds a degree in organ from Indiana University.

 

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 MELLO

SCOTT MELLO

Scott Mello has been praised for his “lyrical tenor” (New York Times), “velvet legato” (SanDiego.com) and for being “sonorous and alive to text” (Cleveland Plain Dealer). The 2013/14 season begins with staged performances of Messiaen’s La Mort du Nombre with Cantata Profana at Yale University and New York’s Galapagos Art Space. Mr. Mello continues with debuts in Bach’s Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht (BWV 55) and Schütz’s Musikalische exequien with conductor JanJoost van Elburg and the Westerkerkkoor in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, the title role in Britten’s Saint Nicolas with the Grace Cathedral Choir of Men & Boys in San Francisco and as the tenor soloist in Graun’s Der Tod Jesu with the Finnish Baroque Orchestra in Turku and Helsinki, Finland. He will return several times this season to Bach Collegium San Diego for performances of Handel’s Dixit Dominus and Messiah, as well as Bach’s Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 4) and Mass in B minor. Recent seasons included performances of the title role in Handel’s Samson with conductor Nicholas McGegan, Bach’s Mass in B minor with Juilliard415 under the baton of Masaaki Suzuki on tour in the U.S. and Asia, The Play of Daniel at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in collaboration with Gotham Early Music Scene, Monteverdi’s Vespro della Beata Vergine 1610 with Apollo’s Fire, Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas with Bach Collegium San Diego, as well as performances of Bach’s Magnificat in D Major and Lotti’s Mass for Three Choirs with conductor Jeffrey Thomas and the American Bach Soloists.

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. 

MELANIE RUSSELL

MELANIE RUSSELL

Melanie Russell has performed and recorded with premier ensembles in the U.S., including the Grammy-nominated choirs Trinity Wall Street and Seraphic Fire, and Grammy-winners Conspirare and The Rolling Stones. Solo engagements in opera, musical theater, and concert repertoire have taken her from her hometown of New Orleans to New York City, and all over the world with Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s Einstein on the Beach. Recent solo highlights include Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri (Monmouth, NJ), Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 (Bach Collegium San Diego), new works with the Dogs of Desire (Albany Symphony), scenes from Lisa Bielawa's Vireo (The Stone NYC), and an abridged version of The Magic Flute (Queen of the Night/ Papagena) with ACO’s "Classical Music for Kids" outreach program (NYC). She is a graduate of Yale University, Loyola University New Orleans, and Centenary College of Louisiana.

 

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.