Marjorie BundayA critically-acclaimed oratorio and concert singer, Marjorie Bunday has been a featured soloist (both alto and mezzo-soprano roles) with many DC, Maryland, and Virginia based choral and chamber ensembles over the years, in US and European concerts, including Washington Bach Consort, Hesperus, Armonia Nova, Alexandria Choral Society, Cantate Chamber Singers, Musikanten, Cathedral Choral Society "Summer Sing," Washington Choral Ensemble, University of Virginia Glee Club, Woodley Ensemble, and Washington Men's Camerata. Outside of the Washington area, she has had solos with the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, Magnificat, (with a Denver Bach Society B Minor Mass coming up in October 2007); and she is an artist-in-residence with Musikanten Montana's Helena Choral Week yearly since 2004, performing and teaching workshops on choral technique and madrigal singing. Ms. Bunday, a near-life-long resident of the DC area, can be heard in many venues across the city, as she is in great demand as a professional chorister, small ensemble singer, and church singer. Although best-known for her performances of the early and baroque music repertoire, she has added her voice to many U.S. and world premieres of choral music, art song, and chamber music.

Barbara HollinsheadBarbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano, has had career high points singing Bach at the Thomaskirche in Leipzig, Monteverdi at San Marco in Venice and the St. Matthew Passion one-to-a-part with Tafelmusik in Toronto. She has appeared with many of the East Coast's finest early music groups, including Chatham Baroque, the Four Nations Ensemble, The Washington Bach Consort, and The New York Collegium, and has sung under the baton of eminent conductors such as Christopher Hogwood and Andrew Parrott. She also performs extensively in Manhattan and its environs as a member of the NY-based chamber group ARTEK which received audience ovations and critical acclaim at its performance in the Regensburg (Germany) Festival for Early Music. Ms. Hollinshead began her vocal studies at her opera-singing mother's knee, and as an adult has studied with coaches in New York, Washington, and with Max Van Egmond in the Netherlands. Her discography includes recordings of solo lute songs with lutenist Howard Bass, Renaissance Spanish and Sephardic music with La Rondinella, and works by Mrs. H.H. Beach. Ms. Hollinshead rounds out her musical contributions with educational endeavors as professor of voice at American University, a leader of master classes on Renaissance and Baroque styles and a cast member of "Bach to School." When not performing, you can find her judging dive competitions and proudly listening to her sons sing at evensong services.

Tina ChanceyTina Chancey directs HESPERUS, the world-traveled early/traditional music ensemble dedicated to brining the past alive through collaborations between early music and film, theater, dance and world music. While she plays medieval fiddles, violas da gamba and renaissance violin, her particular specialty is the five-stringed pardessus de viole. She was awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1985 and 1992 to present debut concerts on the pardessus at Carnegie Recital Hall and Kennedy Center, and has recorded for Dorian and Golden Apple. A member of the Irish band Toss the Feathers, and Trio Sefardi, she is a former member of the Folger Consort, the Ensemble for Early Music, Blackmore's Night and QUOG. Her recent work with silent film scores and her programs with storyteller Jon Spelman mix improvisation and pre-existent tunes. The Versatile Viol is her 3-CD series featuring the viol in Scots-Irish music, French baroque music and American traditional music. Dr. Chancey has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award in Education by Early Music American. www.tinachancey.net

Charles HumphriesCharles Humphries was born in the United Kingdom, graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, London and was honored with the letters ARAM (Associate Royal Academy of Music) for his services to music. Known for his intelligent interpretations of baroque and renaissance music, he has been one of the most sought after countertenors worldwide for the past twenty years in concert, recital and opera. With a discography of over forty recordings with all the world's specialist ensembles, both as a soloist and as a consort singer, he has been paired with a number of very distinguishes conductors and directors including Sir John Eilot Gardiner, the late Richard Hickox, Paul McCreesh, Rober King, Rinaldo Allessandrini, Nicholas McGegan, James O'Donnell, Trevor Pinnock and Lars Ulrik Mortensen. Charles left the UK and now resides in Washington DC where his career continues to flourish. While living on the East Coast, collaborations with major baroque ensembles has taken him as far afield as California (Bach Collegium San Diego), Texas (Ensemble viii) and New York (John Scott), to name just a few. In DC, he has worked with ensembles such as the Washington Bach Consort and the Bach Sinfonia. Charles is in high demand as a vocal consultant and has a highly successful private studio in Washington. He is a visiting professor at George Washington University and has held master classes at Catholic University, Washington.