Woosug Kang, Artistic Director
Woosug Kang enjoys a strong reputation as a concert organist and a choral conductor. He has performed in the United States, New Zealand, Australia, and the UK as an organist, and currently he is the director of music ministries at St. George's Episcopal Church in Nashville. He oversees the whole nationally-recognized music program, and keeps it to a high standard while maintaining his solo career, as well as serving as the artistic director and board member of various non-profit arts organizations. He enjoys singing in a chamber ensemble immensely, singing in various groups throughout his career as a chamber singer and a soloist.
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Rebekah Alexander, Managing Director
As a principal performer with the alternative contemporary classical ensemble Chatterbird in Nashville, Rebekah recently premiered the commissioned composition "Body and Soul" (2021) by composer Mark Volker. She also performed works by composers in residence including Wu Fei, Ted Hearne, and Christopher Cerrone in recent seasons as well as performing at the 2017 Continuum Music Festival in Memphis to present "Island of Sirens" by Eve Beglerian. Over the course of her career, Rebekah has performed works by Jake Heggie, George Crumb, Gyorgy Kurtag, Georges Aperghis, Osvaldo Golijov, Elliott Carter, Kaija Saariaho and David Leisner as well as the premieres of several new compositions with Guerilla Opera, Time’s Arrow Ensemble, the Studio for New Music Ensemble, ALEA III, Boston Chance Orchestra, Boston University, New England Conservatory and soundSCAPE festival. Past concert appearances include Danielpour "Sonnets to Orpheus", Poulenc "Gloria", Mozart "Requiem", Messiaen "Poemes pour Mi", Bach "Magnificat", Faure "Requiem", and Handel "Messiah". Onstage Rebekah has appeared as Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro, the Second Lady in Die Zauberflöte, La Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi and Bubikopf in Der Kaiser von Atlantis. She has performed with Opera Hub, Worcester Opera Works, Boston Opera Collaborative, Lowell House Opera, New England Light Opera, Opera Del West, and Longwood Opera.
Benjamin Petty has been a tenor staff singer at St. George's Episcopal Church since 2004. The son of an Episcopal priest, he grew up singing in his father's church. His love for music and singing grew at Mercersburg Academy, where he sang in the Chorale and the Octet, the male a capella ensemble.He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music (voice), Spanish and Education from Denison University in Ohio, and he earned Master of Arts in Music (voice) from Middle Tennessee State University. His passion led to many choral ensembles and musical theaters in his career.