Music Director: Jean-Marie Kent
Jean-Marie Kent is the choir teacher at Roosevelt High School in Seattle. She completed her doctorate in choral conducting from the University of Washington, Seattle, specializing in collaboration and community engagement. Recognized for her ability to get to the heart of singing, she is frequently sought after as a clinician for high school and community choirs. Before moving to Seattle, she taught music on Vancouver Island and in New York where she developed public school music programs for gifted children. She has conducted orchestras and choirs, including the University of Regina Chamber Singers, UW Women's Choir, Nanaimo Symphony Orchestra, and the Victoria Civic Orchestra.
Accompanist: Dominico Reyes
Dominico Reyes is a passionate, self-taught pianist who works with singers and musicians to create the best possible musical experiences and performances together. He has served as collaborative pianist for Boise State University Choir, Critical Mass Vocal Artists, the Boise Gay Men’s and Boise Women’s Choruses, and school districts and churches in Idaho. Dominico excels at running a strong and well-managed rehearsal, sight-reading, voice coaching, and accompanying performances in all their variety. Dominico now serves as a Professional Collaborative Artist at the University of Washington.