Nancy Zylstra

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Currently Coordinator of the Artist Diploma in Early Music Program at Cornish College of the Arts, Nancy Zylstra has been called, “One of the Northwest’s great natural resources”. She earned critical acclaim for her pure and expressive singing in a wide variety of repertoire. Under the direction of such conductors as Ton Koopman, Andrew Parrott, […]

Bruce Johnson

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For more than four decades, Bruce Johnson has handled major First Amendment matters on all subjects – ranging from opposing prior restraints to drafting and pushing for enactment of the state’s reporter’s shield law, and from defending defamation and privacy cases to litigating prisoners’ rights of access to news. He also has been involved in […]

Henry Lebedinsky

Henry Lebedinsky

Hailed by The Miami Herald for his “superb continuo… brilliantly improvised and ornamented,” GRAMMY-nominated historical keyboardist, composer, and conductor Henry Lebedinsky has performed with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Charlotte Symphony, Seraphic Fire, Sonoma Bach, and the Cantata Collective, among others. Recent conducting engagements include the Seattle Baroque Orchestra […]

Tekla Cunningham

Tekla Cunningham

Praised as “a consummate musician whose flowing solos and musical gestures are a joy to watch,” and whose performances have been described as “ravishingly beautiful” and “stellar” and lauded for ” long, amber-tinted lines and pertly articulated phrases,” baroque violinist (and occasional violist and viola d’amorist) Tekla Cunningham enjoys a multi-faceted career as a chamber […]

Stephen Stubbs

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Stephen Stubbs, who won the GRAMMY Award as conductor for Best Opera Recording 2015, spent a 30-year career in Europe. He returned to his native Seattle in 2006 as one of the world’s most respected lutenists, conductors, and baroque opera specialists and in 2014 was awarded the Mayor’s Arts Award for ‘Raising the Bar’ in Seattle. Before his return, […]

Philip Tschopp

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Managing Director Philip Tschopp is known as a champion of new music, collaborator with Northwest composers, and leader of regional instrumental and choral ensembles. As Music Director for City Opera Ballet, Mr. Tschopp spearheaded the return of professional opera and ballet to Bellevue, conducting acclaimed productions of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, and Cosi Fan […]

Kristopher Jenkins

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Kristopher is a graduate of Boise State University, where he earned a bachelor of music in music education. He later attended the University of Washington, where he studied choral conducting as a graduate student. He is the creator and general manager of Resonance Events, a small black-box theater and events space in downtown Bellevue. Kristopher […]