Zach began chasing his passion for music when he was seven years old. Picking out melodies of songs he would hear around the house, he was immediately transfixed and transported by the mysteries and power of music. From an early age, Zach brought jazz and classical pieces to his teachers, begging to learn more.
Cassandra is a native of North Carolina who has spent the last 25 years as a teacher, performer, business owner and professional opera singer. Cassandra’s work has earned her various awards and accolades including an Emmy for her theatre group’s performance of “La Boheme” in 1997.
A native of Baton Rouge, LA, Kim grew up 45 minutes north of New Orleans and her childhood musical experiences have been a positive influence on the way she approaches and interacts through music. Kim sang her first public vocal performance at age 5 and started piano lessons at age 7.
Rebecca, born and raised in Georgia, started singing and playing piano at a young age, and developed a love for music both on and off the stage. While earning her Bachelor’s degree in Music with Elective Studies in Business from the University of West Georgia, Rebecca had the opportunity to perform with the UWG Choir.
Jennifer Christie, mezzo-soprano, holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance from Millikin University. She completed her Master of Music degree at Georgia State University in December 2007, and is in the voice studio of Kathryn Hartgrove.
Nicolas Chambers, a West Georgia native, has played saxophone and piano for 15 years. While attending Bremen High School, Chambers performed in the District Honor and All State bands and traveled to the University of Georgia, Southern Oregon University, and Shell Lake, Wisconsin for saxophone workshops.
Donna Hester is a piano instructor, accompanist and adjudicator. She has worked in music education and church music for more than 25 years. Notable performances include Piano concerti performed with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, performances with the State of Alabama Ballet Company, in concert with.