Over the next few weeks we will be catching up with some  of these artists in a new series, WHAT ARE THEY UP TO NOW?

2013-2014 Series

October 15, 2013 – All’Italiana  Songs by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Bellini, and Donizetti. With Molly Hanes, soprano; Valerie Pool, piano; Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano and William Willits, guitar.

December 15, 2013 – Happy Holidays with Kimberly Daniel and Friends  American and International songs and poetry of the season. With Aubrey Berg, speaker; Steve Goers, piano; Karen Lykes, mezzo-soprano; Pamela Myers, vocalist; Stephanie Jae Park, vocalist; Noah J. Ricketts, vocalist; Kenneth Shaw, bass-baritone; Kimber Elayne Sprawl, vocalist; Frank Weinstock, piano; Jacob Yates, cello.

April 20, 2014 – The Voice of Spain  Songs and airs by Fuenllana, Encina, Obradors, Campos, de Falla, Literes, Montsalvatge, Guerrero, Serrano, Luna, Barbieri, Moreno-Torroba and Llorens-Torres. Poetry by Quevedo, Guillen and Neruda. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Cindy Candelaria, soprano; Sakinah Davis, soprano; Rafael de Acha, speaker; Valerie Pool, piano; Sofia Selowsky, mezzo-soprano; William Willits, guitar.

June 1, 2014 – I Hear America Singing

Songs by George Gershwin, Stephen Foster, Aaron Copland, and Leonard Bernstein. With Simon Barrad, baritone; Alan Palacios Chan, tenor; Kimberly Daniel, vocalist; Fotina Naumenko, soprano; Noah J. Ricketts, vocalist; Ryan Sigurdson, piano; Kimber Elayne Sprawl, vocalist; and Paulina Villareal, mezzo-soprano.

2014-2015 Series

October 12, 2014 – Songs from Austria and Germany Mozart – Arias and Songs; Schubert – Der Hirt auf dem Felsen; Brahms – Two Songs for Alto, Viola and Piano, op. 91; Duets by Schumann and Mendelssohn; Strauss – Four Songs, opus 27;  Flotow – Arias from Martha. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Cindy Candelaria, soprano; Anneliese Dzwonczyk, soprano; Jeff O’Flynn, clarinet; Althea Kearney, viola; Carmine Miranda, cello; Paulina Villareal, mezzo-soprano; Frank Weinstock, piano; Rachel Kay Zapata, piano.

December 7, 2014 – Happy Holidays with Kimberly Daniel and Friends  American and International songs and poetry of the season. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Tomas Baresel, tenor; Ben Biggers, vocalist; Vince Degeorge, speaker; R. Terrell Finney, speaker; Kenneth Griffiths, piano; Carmine Miranda, cello; Jeff O’Flynn, clarinet; D.J. Plunkett, vocalist; Kenneth Shaw, baritone; Paulina Villareal, mezzo-soprano; Danny White, piano; Lawson Young, vocalist.

February 15, 2015 – Bewitched… Songs by Gershwin, Kern, Rodgers and Hart. With Ben Biggers, Eric William Geil, Tyler Huckstepp, Gina Santare and Lawson Young, vocalists. Danny White, music director.

April 12, 2015 – Songs from the British Isles – Dowland, Morley – Songs; When I am laid in earth…(Dido and Aeneas) – Purcell; Handel – Arias from Joshua and Solomon; Lo! Hear the Gentle Lark – Bishop; Beethoven – Irish and Scottish Songs for voices and piano trio; Britten – Songs for tenor and guitar; Ganon – Shakespeare Songs for voices, flute, cello and violin; Coward – Operetta Songs. With Suzanne Bona, flute; Paola Ines Gonzalez, soprano; Ryu Kyung Kim, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Kim, cello; Shawn Mlynek, tenor; Danny White, piano; Manami White, violin

2015-2016  Series

October 4, 2015 – Mozart for the Voice Mozart – Six Notturni for voices with piano, K. 346, 436, 437, 438, 439, 549; Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo, concert aria for bass, K. 584; Ch’io mi scordi di te, concert aria for soprano, K. 505; Per pieta, non ricercate, concert aria for tenor, K. 420; Vorrei spiegarti, o Dio, concert aria for soprano, K. 418; Der Schauspieldirektor (The Opera Impresario), a Singspiel in one act, K. 486. With Andrew Manea, baritone; Heidi Middendorf, soprano; Fotina Naumenko, soprano; Allan Palacios Chan, tenor; and Danny White, piano.

December 6, 2015 – Kimberly Daniel and Friends Celebrate the Holidays American and International songs and poetry of the season. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Aubrey Berg, speaker; Ben Biggers, vocalist; Allan Palacios Chan, tenor; Michelle Coben, vocalist; Eric Hernandez, vocalist; Vernon Hartman, baritone; Amy Johnson, soprano; Tyler Johnson-Campion, vocalist; Nick Pelaccio, vocalist; Kimberly Pine, vocalist; Nathaniel Riccio, vocalist; Jennifer Roig-Francoli, violin; Gabriella Sam, soprano; Paul Schwensen, vocalist; Tyler Sodoma, vocalist; Danny White, piano; Adam Zeph, vocalist.

February 14, 2016 – Speak Love Schubert – Auf der Strom, D943; Brahms – Liebeslieder (Love Songs), op. 52 ; Kurt Weill – Songs from Love Life, The Firebrand of Florence, Knickerbocker Holiday, Street Scene, One Touch of Venus and Lady  in the Dark. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Caitlin Gotimer, soprano; Kayleigh Decker, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Morales, bass-baritone; Frank Weinstock. piano; Danny White, piano

April 17, 2016 – Paris, City of Light Saint-Saens – The Carnival of the Animals; Ravel – Cinq Melodies Grecques (Five Greek Folk Songs); Debussy – Three Songs; Duets by Paladilhe, Berlioz, Faure and Saint Saens; Opera excerpts from Mignon, Manon, Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Lakme. With Anneliese Dzwonczyk, soprano; Kimberly Daniel, narrato; Ryu Kyung Kim, mezzo-soprano; Samuel Martin, piano; Elizabeth Motter, harp.

2016-2017  Series

October 2, 2016 –Sins of Old Age Vocal and Instrumental music by Rossini and his contemporaries. With Suzanne Bona, flute; Ashley Fabian, soprano; Allan Palacios Chan, tenor; Kayleigh Decker, mezzo-soprano; Sarak Kim, cello; Jesse Leong, piano; Jennifer Roig , violin

December 4, 2016 Happy Holidays with Kimberly Daniel and Friends

February 12, 2017 – Wagner – Wesendonk Songs; Strauss – Last Four Songs; Schoenberg – Brettl Songs; Haydn – Emperor Quartet With Shareese Arnold, soprano; 4-Way String Quartet; Chistina Lalog Seal, piano.

April 23, 2017 Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! Music and poetry by Shakespeare, Morley, Dowland, Cole Porter, Bernstein, Rodgers and Hart, Gounod, Rossini and Verdi. With Pedro Arroyo, tenor; Kimberly Daniel, speaker; Claire Lopatka, soprano; Samuel Martin, piano; Annelise Dzwonczyk, mezzo-soprano; William Willits, guitar and lute.


  1. What a great accomplishment! The musical life of the Queen City and it’s artists is richer and nourished through you continued efforts. God bless all of you hard work on our behalf.


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