A B O U T   U S 

CANTICUS VOCAL ENSEMBLE  

is one of the newest and most exciting musical performance groups to appear in the Central Washington region.  The members come from an area that extends from Ellensburg, Yakima  to Sunnyside.  The artistic goal of CANTICUS is to perform the choral art at a high level of chamber music.

 

CANTICUS has performed at various venues throughout Yakima, including the Yakima Valley Museum, Central Lutheran Church and the Seasons Performing Art Center.  In March of 2015, CANTICUS performed at the Seasons with Denise Dillenbeck, Kevin Krentz, J.J. Penna and Louis DeMartino in a concert whose them was how music helps us to deal with difficult times.  CANTICUS  performed a special celebration of the Civil Right movement in America at the Yakima Valley Museum with leaders from the community at large.

CANTICUS has joined with the Yakima Symphony Chorus,  CWU Vox Divina and the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers in joint presentations to the community is unique works.

 

 
Members of CANTICUS are all accomplished singers and performers, some being music educators in the Central Washington community, as well as construction contractors, artists, professionals, and many various walks of life. 
 

 

Board of Directors

Dr. Gary Tollefson, Director

Jane Finch, President

Spencer Hatton, Secretary

David Huycke, Director

Brooke Creswell, Director

G. David Lambertson, Director

Vijay Singh, Director

Mary Sundquist, Director

Katy Svendsen, Director

Dr. Gary Tollefson, Director

Artistic Staff

Members of

CANTICUS VOCAL 

ENSEMBLE

Sopranos

Sandy Baxter

Janet Buege

Claire Farmen

Samantha Larsen

Victoria Lodahl

Brittany Stahley

Renee Stueckle

 

Altos

Anne Chapman

Mary Duren

Laurel Kaschmitter

Jane Peterson

Treva Reichert

Tenors

Jeff Chapman

Eric Diehl

Aaron Hirsch

Tony Rosetti

Samuel Sparkmon

Steven Wenger

 

Basses

Tom Elliott

William Griffith

Kyle Langston

John Svendsen

Robert Swires

Bart Roderick

Scott R. Peterson, Artistic Director and Conductor

Anne Schilperoort, Accompanist

Erin Cone, Administrative Director

C A N T I C U S Vocal Ensemble

P. O. Box 9282

Yakima, WA  98909

yakimacanticus@gmail.com

(509)307-4828

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