Amy Stuart Hunn
Soprano Amy Stuart Hunn is a choral conductor by training, with advanced degrees from Stanford University and USC. She is Emeritus Artistic Director of the Los Altos-based Collage Vocal Ensemble, served as director of the Stanford Summer Chorus for eight seasons, and has guest-directed a number of Bay Area ensembles including the California Bach Society and the Stanford Symphonic Chorus. In 2017, she relocated to Portland, Oregon with her family, in search of rain and adventure - both of which she has found in abundance. In Portland, she currently sings on staff with the Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Choir, and will appear this spring with the women's vocal ensemble In Mulieribus. When she is not singing or wrangling her two fascinating children, Amy enjoys cooking, gardening, yoga, boxing (with a bag only!), and hiking with her hubby, Kurt.
Allison Zelles Lloyd
Allison Zelles Lloyd (soprano) has recorded and performed in the United States and Europe with Bimbetta [d'Note label], Medieval ensemble Altramar [Dorian], Paul Hillier’s Theatre of Voices [Harmonia Mundi], Jeffrey Thomas’ American Bach Soloists [Delos], and minimalist, Steve Reich [Nonesuch]. Allison can also be heard on several Indiana University Focus label recordings including the Hildegard The Lauds of St. Ursula, and the recent 2013 Naxos release of Bortniansky Hymns and Choral Concertos. Allison holds a Masters of Music degree from the Early Music Institute of Indiana University. She also utilizes her vocal, medieval harp skills in the music education of young children and has been teaching Music Together and Orff Schulwerk music programs in the SF Bay Area for the last fourteen years. Allison is a lecturer on Early Childhood Music Education at St. Mary's College for undergraduates and Montessori certificate candidates. She continues to sing locally with the ABS Choir, and Calextone.
Cheryl Shafer Moore
Cheryl Shafer Moore, mezzo-soprano, earned her BA in Music from Sonoma State University, her MM in Vocal Performance from the University of New Mexico, and her DMA in Early Music Performance Practices from Case Western Reserve University. Cheryl is a versatile singer, comfortable both as a soloist and as an ensemble member, working in many styles and eras of music. As a soloist, she has performed in operas, musicals, and in the concert hall. Favorite stage roles include The Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Dorabella (Così Fan Tutte), and The Sorceress (Dido and Aeneas). In 2016, she appeared as Erda in Wagner’s Siegfried with Valhalla Productions. Concert work includes appearances as the alto soloist in works including Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, Handel's Messiah, and Mozart's Requiem. She recently appeared as the alto soloist in Bach’s St. John Passion with the Live Oak Baroque Orchestra at the Green Music Center. As an ensemble performer, she has sung in the choruses with Opera San Jose, Opera Cleveland, Apollo’s Fire, Schola Cantorum San Francisco, Circa 1600, and Quire Cleveland. She currently conducts the women's choir of Cinnabar Theater and teaches private piano and voice lessons in Sonoma County.
Lindsey McLennan (soprano), an active performer specializing in baroque and contemporary music, comes from the San Francisco Bay Area, where she was born and raised. Lindsey will graduate with a masters degree in early music voice performance from the Early Music Institute at Indiana University this August, after having studied with professors Paul Elliott and Patricia Havranek for two years. During her time at IU, she has sung as a soloist with the IU New Music Ensemble, IU Classical Orchestra, IU Baroque Orchestra, IU Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, IU Symphonic Choir, and for the world premiere of Don Freund’s Medicine Wheel, for two voices and Native American flute. Lindsey and her husband, Nick Burdick currently live in Fremont, CA.
Phoebe Jevtovic Rosquist
Phoebe Jevtovic Rosquist’s singing spans repertoire from the medieval to the contemporary, with a specialty in the baroque era. She has appeared as a soloist with the Waverly Consort, Voices of Music, American Bach Soloists, Musica Angelica, Bach Collegium San Diego, and North Holland Opera. Among her varied collaborations are the baroque ensemble La Monica; medieval ensemble Cançonièr; art song with celebrated pianist Robert Thies; and early music and dance with Italy’s visionary Art Monastery Project and Bologna-based Cappella Artemisia. Phoebe has also toured the US and Indonesia with Gamelan X (a Balinese/hybrid world music ensemble), and sung Balkan & folk music with Kitka and VOCO. Phoebe can be heard on a diverse collection of albums recorded on the Naxos, Nonesuch, Delos, Dorian, and Decca labels. Highlights include singing in studio sessions at the iconic Capitol Records in LA, and at Skywalker Ranch in Lucas Valley. Phoebe completed her Master of Arts degree in Early Music Performance at the University of Southern California, and has edited a book of 17th century solo songs by Tarquinio Merula published by A-R Editions. Also a choral conductor, she has directed a Gregorian chant choir in Newport Beach, directed the Art Monastery Coro in the U.S. and Italy, and co-directs the Women's Antique Vocal Ensemble (WAVE) in Berkeley.
Celeste D. Winant
Celeste Winant, alto, enjoys singing Hildegard, Jefferson Airplane (last heard at a karaoke bar in Truckee, CA), and everything else that comes in between. She studies voice with Karen Clark and performs regularly with American Bach Soloists, AVE, Philharmonia Chorale and Volti. Last spring, she toured with San Francisco Lyric Opera's critically- acclaimed production of David Lang's Pulitzer Prize-winning the little match girl passion in Odense, Denmark. Among other hobbies, Celeste holds a PhD in Physics from UC Berkeley, and an S.B. in Physics from M.I.T. As a post doctoral fellow at Lawrence Livermore, Celeste worked on the development of nuclear physics instrumentation for dark matter and neutrino detection.