James Reese is an avid solo and collaborative musician whose singing has been praised for its “intensity and sensitivity...spirituality and eloquence." This season includes return appearances with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and TENET Vocal Artists, as well as debuts with American Bach Soloists and the Gamut Bach Ensemble. Recent performances include the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Bourbon Baroque Orchestra, and the New York Choral Society, with whom he made his Carnegie Hall solo debut. An advocate for new music, James is a founding member of Philadelphia vocal sextet Variant 6. James sings frequently with leading ensembles, including The Crossing, Gallicantus, and Seraphic Fire, and has made guest appearances with Gallicantus and Calmus. James holds degrees from Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music and the Yale School of Music.