Judi Domroy (Owner/Music Director/Soprano/Alto) has been with Christmas Matters since 1995. Classically trained, with her degree (Magna cum Laude) from CSULA, she enjoys singing and acting in and around the Los Angeles area in many different avenues. Favorite roles include the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Martha in The Secret Garden, Mrs. Paroo in the Music Man, and Meg Boyd in Damn Yankees. Operatic credits include The Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte, and Adele in Die Fledermaus. She has also sung with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and is on their recording of Philip Glass’s Itaipú. To add a little more spice to the mix, she performed Folk music at the Renaissance Faire for 15 years and plays the bodhran (traditional Irish frame drum). Some of Judi’s favorite choral works have been Mozart’s Requiem (soloist), Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore (soloist), Bach’s Mass in B-minor and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Judi lives in Los Angeles with her two beautiful boys.

 

Gabrielle Wagner (Owner/CFO/Alto) originally from New Jersey, is a professional singer/actress/writer in Los Angeles.  Film/TV credits include Mad Men, Wilfred, Strong Medicine, Joss Whedon’s Firefly, Time of Your Life with Jennifer Garner and Unscripted directed by George Clooney, Stonerville, with Pauly Shore and the late Leslie Nielsen.  She recurred as a Shirley finalist in the 2004 VH1 series, In Search of the Partridge Family.  In LA theatre she starred in the world premier of musical, A Ring in Brooklyn, and recorded its cast album.  She also had an amazing 6 month run of the world premier of Divorce! the musical in Los Angeles, for which she was nominated for an Ovation Award.  She also received a Garland nomination for Best Lead in a Musical as Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera.  Other favorite roles include Rosabella in The Most Happy Fella, Sooze in Suburbia, Sally Bowles in Cabaret.  She sang with jazz quintet Crescendo for two years and back up vocals for the Doors (sans Morrison of course;) on the concept album for Celebration of the Lizard.  As a writer, she has had her one-act musical iWish produced (and published) at the Colony Theatre in June 2012  as well as at UC Irvine in March 2013 and for a 6 week run in Hollywood August 2014. Her full length musical City of Light, which was recently selected and presented for Steven Schwartz at the Dreamworks ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop in 2015, has also had many concert productions and a 3 week workshop run.   Gabi just recently moved back "home" and now lives in Summit, NJ with her husband and 2 sons, is a member of AEA & SAG/AFTRA and a certified Eden Energy Medicine practitioner and has a practice with her sister back East called Whole Body Energy.  More info and demos can be found at www.gabriellewagner.com.

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Josh Bednarsky (Tenor) is an actor, singer, musician and composer hailing from CT and based in Los Angeles. He has been seen caroling at Disney California Adventure and Knott's Berry Farm and is happy to be joining the Christmas Matters team. Josh was recently seen as Elder/Xenomorph in a sold-out run of the Hollywood Fringe smash hit Alien Vs. Musical. Tour credits: Mayor of Whoville/Wickersham Brother in the National Tour of Seussical. Regional: Cornelius Hackl in Hello Dolly! at the Granbury TX Opera House, and Gus in Babes in Arms at Barnstormer’s Theatre in NH. He and his wife Brianne wrote and produced their original web-series Crowned which has garnered 500k+ views on YouTube. Josh recently shot the upcoming pilot 48 States of GrandDad and has also done scratch voice for Walt Disney Animation. He is the leader, pianist and vocalist of his jazz band Showmance. Graduate of Marymount Manhattan College in NYC. Josh currently studies comedy improv at The Groundlings. Proud member of SAG/AFTRA, AEA and AFM Local 47. www.joshbednarsky.com

Curt Bonnem (Bass) is a SAG/AFTRA & AEA professional actor/singer based in Los Angeles. Originally from Chicago, Curt began his choral life singing barbershop with his father's multi-award winning chorus, as well as high school choir, show choir and madrigals. He is currently playing the beloved Peanuts piano prodigy become adult pop-star, Schroeder, in the hit new stage production ABSOLUTELY FILTHY, which has won both the Hollywood and NY Fringe Festivals, as well as numerous LA Weekly awards and a run at South Coast Rep and looking forward to an Off-Broadway run. Curt is also a proud member of The Sacred Fools Theater Company. Fools credits: BILL & JOAN, ABSOLUTELY FILTHY, A KIND OF LOVE STORY, STONEFACE (LAWeekly Best Production), WATSON...HARRY HOUDINI and FORBIDDEN ZONE. Recent theater credits: EXORCISTIC (Hollywood Fringe Best Musical) as Tennessee Williams in KOWALSKI; as Frank Sinatra in LOUIE & KEELY (Ovation/LAWeekly winner) at the Geffen; HOBOKEN TO HOLLYWOOD (LAWeekly Best Musical); cult hit THE BEASTLY BOMBING (LAWeekly Best Musical); and LOVELACE (LAWeekly Best Musical Ensemble). Film/TV: CRIMINAL MINDS, VISIBLE SCARS, TRIPLE THREAT, the Paramount web series CHOP SHOP, and as has-been rocker Brad King in the award winning web series OLD DOGS & NEW TRICKS (now on DVD, Netflix & Hulu.)

Jim Campbell (Bass) is a SAG/AFTRA studio singer. Film score singing includes: Star Trek: Beyond, X Men: Apocalypse, Frozen, Bridge of Spies, Wreck-it Ralph, Godzilla, Oblivion, Despicable Me 2, Sing, La La Land, The Rite, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, National Treasure 2, This is the End, 2012, Pixels, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2012, The Scorcerer’s Apprentice and The Haunted Mansion. TV credits include singing and arranging for the Emmy-nominated PBS special Richard Sherman: Songs of a Lifetime, DirecTV national commercials with Peyton Manning and the “4 Tunesmen.” The Simpsons ("Homer’s Barbershop Quartet"), The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, That '70s Show, The View, Home Improvement, Hart of Dixie and Gilmore Girls. He filmed a Japanese TV commercial for the Suntory company in Yokohama along with a small group of American singers a few years ago. Jim’s day job is singing bass and baritone with the Dapper Dans of Disneyland, with whom he’s performed for over 20 years. His vocal group The Perfect Gentlemen won the 2002 National A Capella Championship, has recorded several albums and has performed on numerous tours and international cruise ship lines. His mixed jazz quartet Ready Willing & Mabel performs in concert and big bands and has recorded several albums and was honored to receive the 2015 Excellence in Arts Award from the City of Torrance, CA. Jim has been the bass soloist/section leader for Canterbury Choir at All Saints Church, Pasadena for over 20 years. As a choral singer, Jim has performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Singers, Pacific Chorale, Angeles Chorale and The LA Choral Artists and has worked with Pacific Symphony Pops, Santa Barbara Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Kentucky Opera and The Louisville Orchestra. Musical theater credits include Curly in Oklahoma!, Kenickie in Grease, Action in West Side Story and the barbershop quartet in The Music Man. Jim is an accomplished vocal group arranger, including commissions from Disney and various ensembles in Southern California. Jim began his professional career in regional musical theatre productions and major opera productions in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where he studied voice at Bellarmine University. He lives in Yorba Linda with his lovely wife and twin baby daughters. He enjoys yoga, tennis, golf, Scrabble and old movies.

Cinda Carr (Alto) is a founding member of the group and has been a professional Christmas caroler for twenty-five years.  She has performed locally with Foothill Master Chorale, The William Lock Singers, and Cantori Domino under the direction of Bunny Thornberg.  Cinda performed at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire for fifteen years, first with Country Matters and then with The Merry Wives of Windsor.  Theatrically, she has performed the roles of Nancy in Oliver and Nickie in Sweet Charity.

Kristyn Chalker (Soprano) is a professional singer and actress. Originally from Houston, Texas, Kristyn holds her BFA in Acting from Oklahoma City University, and has performed with numerous Shakespeare companies across the nation. Some of her favorite roles include Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, and Irina in The Three Sisters. She is an intern at The Chekhov Studio International, and a yoga instructor at Corepower Hollywood.  www.kristynchalker.com

Yen Lin Chin (Soprano) is a Malaysian who began her career as a Chinese Folk Song singer and was discovered when she was nine. She was subsequently introduced to western classical music and started her classical vocal training when she was fifteen. With the support of her family and voice teachers, she has triumphed in an astounding number of vocal competitions and has been recognized with over 35 first-prize awards from around the globe. She was invited to perform in Tokyo, Japan when she was seventeen and has since performed in Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, Hong Kong, Hungary, and China in both solo and choral singing. With this international accomplishment, Yen Lin transferred to the United States and accepted a full scholarship at Louisiana State University, where she completed, magna cum laude for her Bachelor of Music in 2013 and 4.0 GPA for her Master of Music in 2015. Favorite stage roles include Adele, Die fledermaus; Héro, Béatrice et Bénédict; Zerlina, Don Giovanni; Anna I, Die sieben Todsünden; Ynold, Impressions de Pelléas; Musetta, La Bohéme; Adina, The Elixir of Love; La Princesse, L’enfant et les Sortilèges; Erste Dame, Die Zauberflöte; Susanna, Le Nozze di Figaro; Papagena, Die Zauberflöte and Gianetta, L’elisir d’amore. With diligence and achievement, Yen Lin Chin has traveled a positive path towards her professional career in music, having studied and worked around the globe since year 2000. She continues to enjoy regular operatic performances as she shares her formally developed talent through teaching.

Saunder Choi (Tenor) is an emerging Los Angeles-based Filipino composer and choral/vocal artist who has written a wide variety of works, from contemporary classical concert music to jazz charts and popular music arrangements. His works have been performed, recorded and read by the USC Thornton Symphony, Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Philippine Madrigal Singers, the Crossing Choir, L.A. Choral Lab, Peninsula Women’s Chorus, Salt Lake Choral Artists, Kalistos Chamber Orchestra and the Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium Chorus. He was the commissioned composer for the 2nd Andrea Veneracion International Choral Festival. In 2014, he was awarded the 1st prize in the American Prize for Choral Composition (student division). He is a finalist for the 2012 and 2015 ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award. He was also one of the composers selected for the 1st Young Composers Initiative call for scores by the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and received an honorable mention from the 2016-2017 Minnesota Orchestra Composers Institute. He was also recently a composition fellow at the Big Sky Choral Initiative with Donald Nally and the Crossing Choir. He is a proud alumnus of the world-renowned Philippine Madrigal Singers, joining them in several national and international goodwill tours, international music festivals and concerts. He also served as one of their resident composer. He also sang with the First Church in Boston Choir, the Boston Choral Ensemble, the USC Chamber Singers, and was tenor section leader at Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church. He currently sings with the L.A. Choral Lab and serves as the choir director at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in North Hollywood. Born in Manila, Philippines, he holds a Bachelor of Arts major in Communication Arts degree from the De La Salle University-Manila and a Bachelor of Music in Composition from the Berklee College of Music. He completed his Master of Music in Composition at the USC Thornton School of Music, where his primary composition teachers were Ted Hearne and Donald Crockett. His works are published with Santa Barbara Music Publishing and Earthsongs. Select works are also distributed by MusicSpoke. www.saunderchoi.com

Carol Dashiell (Alto) has been singing since the age of four, and has been in at least one vocal performing group almost constantly since then. While most familiar with church music, she likes to turn her hand to classical, jazz and even folk. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University, and performed in many music groups during her time there, including choirs, orchestra and hand-bell choir.  She can currently be seen singing and playing upright bass with The Merry Wives of Windsor, a folk group that performs at Renaissance Faires all over California and surrounding states.  She has been singing with Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers since 2009.

Mandy Dickson (Soprano) is thrilled to be spreading Holiday joy with Christmas Matters this year! Mandy is a professional singer/actress who recently relocated to LA with her husband. After graduating from the Boston Conservatory, Mandy’s career has taken her all over the world. She toured internationally with the concert series Disney on Classic: A Magical Night and Disney on Classic: Spring Gala where she was the voice of Rapunzel, Snow White, Sally (from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”) and Pinocchio in front of large audiences with a live 55- piece orchestra. She was also a lead singer/ vocal captain on two ships with Royal Caribbean International and played Ariel in the Walt Disney World live show The Voyage of the Little Mermaid. She has also worked in Theatre, short film and TV. You can keep up with her online at: www.MandyDickson.com and Youtube.com/MandyDicksonMusic. Have a great Holiday Season.

Mieka Dovey (Alto) is a professional singer, actress, dancer, and multi-instrumentalist- originally from Denmark by way of New York City. She is an alumna of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in NYC. Some of Mieka’s favorite roles include Anita in West Side Story, Frieda in Sunday in the Park With George, and Joanne in Godspell. She is very excited for this latest adventure with the Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers.

Rebekah Fear (Alto) discovered her love for singing and performing at age 6 and hasn’t stopped since. Originally from Dallas, TX she graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.A. in Musical Theater and a second B.A. in Radio/TV/Film. She currently works in the Legal Department at Disney Channel, particularly on the music-based Disney Channel Original Movies and the Radio Disney Music Awards. Long before moving to LA, she worked as a voiceover artist for Radio Disney for five years, recording national commercial spots, intro/outro tags, and conducting celebrity interviews. Recently she was cast as the lead zombie Morgan in the animated shorts Zombodies airing on Disney XD. She can be heard singing in the indie film The Lutefisk Wars and also at the Dolphin Show at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Rebekah has been a member of her church choir at Bel Air Church for about 8 years, where she has been a featured soloist in their Christmas and Easter programs.

Nick Ferguson (Tenor) is an award-winning actor and musician (1996-1999 outstanding soloist at the Santa Barbara and Reno Jazz Festivals, 2015 Simi Valley Cultural Arts Foundation Artist of the Year) who has performed in dozens of musical theater productions across the Los Angeles and Ventura County areas. A musician and comedian first, Nick never realized he had a talent for singing until he auditioned for a newly formed jazz choir in his junior year of high school at the behest of his fellow musicians. He went on to perform in the group until graduation, as they proceeded to win every competition they entered, including the 1998 San Francisco Heritage Festival as well as the 1999 New York City Heritage Festival. He has continued singing in choirs, musicals and karaoke bars ever since. Some of his favorite Musical Theater credits include: Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical, Lancelot in Spamalot, The Blind Hermit in Young Frankenstein, Franklin Hart Jr. in 9-5 the musical, and The Dentist (as well as the rest of the ensemble) in Little Shop of Horrors. He can always be reached at twitter.com/NickFerg where he mostly makes jokes with little or no tact and/or taste.

Christina Forst (Soprano) began her professional music career at the age of seven, performing Scottish songs in English and Gaelic with her family.  She later discovered a love of musical theater, 16th century madrigals, and modern jazz.  So when the opportunity arose to combine singing, theater and her other love, costuming, she couldn't resist joining Christmas Matters in 2007, and she's been caroling ever since!  Christina lives in Irvine with her husband and son.

Scott Gardner (Bass) has been acting and singing since he was 6 years old. Once a child screen actor and a member of SAG, Scott got involved in theater in Middle/High School. Scott has sung with Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers since 1999 (that’s quite a lot of Halls Decked!). Between years of singing Jingle Bells and Silent Night, Scott graduated Magna Cum Laude from San Diego State with a Bachelors of Science, in Television, Film and New Media. Scott currently works in the entertainment industry in Post Production and Distribution, but finds time to perform whenever he can.

Robby Gibbons (Tenor) is a "jack of all trades" in the film/television industry. Working in front of and behind the camera in any aspect. In his very limited free time he enjoys playing ultimate frisbee with friends. Originally from a small town outside of Austin, TX, he sang and acted his way through high school and received a BA in Theatre Performance at Oklahoma City University. Since moving to LA, he has starred in multiple films and theatrical productions. He looks forward to the holiday season (his favorite time of year) and all the folks he will sing for!

Christa Hamilton (Alto) is so pleased to be a part of Christmas Matters! She is a graduate of Citrus College and UMass Boston and has spent many happy years caroling around the Southland. Some of her favorite theatrical credits include Lily St. Regis in Annie, Rosa Bud in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Patsy in Crazy For You, and 7 consecutive years in Glendale Centre Theatre's production of A Christmas Carol (Belle/Christmas Past/Charwoman). She wishes a very Merry Christmas to all!

Lauren Michelle Hayes (Soprano) is a versatile professional singer and the Founder/CEO/Vocal Instructor of www.empoweredsingingla.com in Los Angeles. She was born in the small town of Porterville, California, and from the very beginning, she had a profound love for music and performing. At the age of eighteen months, she quickly gained notoriety in the local grocery stores when she would frequently break into song while shopping with her mother. “You Are My Sunshine,” and “Winnie the Pooh” were the two most requested numbers by her audience. She went on to receive her classical vocal training at The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and The Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University Bloomington, where she was highly sought after as a chamber soloist for the Early Music and Contemporary Music Departments. While her training was strictly classical at both institutions, Lauren has a profound love for music of all genres, and since her move to Los Angeles in 2010, has been hired to sing 1940s/50s jazz, pop covers, and musical theater for several notable venues, including House of Blues, The Viper Room, and many others. She is thrilled to be joining Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers, and is looking forward to spreading some holiday cheer!

Kia Hinton (Alto) has been performing since she was six years old. Over her lifetime she has performed in many professional choirs, symphony orchestras, and jazz groups. Her favorite credits include Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz, Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, and Lily in The Secret Garden. She can currently be seen performing with her band The Merry Wives of Windsor. Kia has always loved Christmas music, and is thrilled to be joining Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers.

Todd Honeycutt (Tenor) is beginning his fourth year with the LA Master Chorale.  He travels occasionally as part of the Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons tribute show Oh What A Night!  His voice can be heard somewhere in the mix of the scores of the films The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Fright Night, Pacific Rim and The Smurfs 2.  He has performed in various musical theatre productions, the 1996 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony in Atlanta, GA and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Elton John and Rick Astley!  Listen to my vocal demos, watch my YouTube channel. www.toddhoneycutt.com

Crystal Keith (Alto), the daughter of gospel choir directors, began singing in childhood and never stopped. After receiving the Herb Alpert Music Award, she studied classical voice at The Boston Conservatory of Music before completing her studies in theatre at London's Central School of Speech and Drama. Noted musical theatre roles include Flaemmchen in Grand Hotel and The Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, as well as numerous world premiere musicals including The Burning Opera LA (for which she also played bass and piano) and Louis and Keely: Live At The Sahara (in which she played jazz legend Keely Smith during the show's hit run at The Geffen Playhouse.) Alongside her musical (and straight) theatre work, she has been a member of two original rock bands and worked as a session singer - most notably with Los Angeles band Sparks. She is currently fronting a bluegrass project called The Tight Family. When not singing she teaches piano, voice, general music, and Shakespeare, works as a a dialect coach, and serves as the Community Outreach Coordinator at her home theater company Sacred Fools.

John Kilpatrick (Bass) is a 25-year veteran of Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers and a founding member. As a high school theatre director and professional actor he has directed, designed and performed in over one hundred plays and musicals since 1976.  After earning his BA and Teaching credentials from California Lutheran University, he was inducted into the California Thespian Hall of Fame in 2005.  After many years of serving on the CA Thespian State Board, he retired from teaching in 2007 and now pursues a second career as a commercial actor and singer. With the Westminster Presbyterian Choir of Westlake Village, he has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Hayden Festival in Vienna, and aboard the USS Missouri in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to name but a few venues.

Kelly King (Alto) is a native Californian that holds a degree in Theatre from the University of California, Irvine *Zot! Zot!*. Kelly discovered her passion for singing at a young age, through her Disney Sing-a-Long videos and chased her dreams using her talents in various venues, from California, to New York, & Nashville. With a love of the Great American Songbook to Classic Rock (and almost everything in between), Kelly has used her skills in Musical Improv, playing her original music on guitar, and even taking a gig as a Judy Garland impersonator! She is a very Festive person, and is thrilled to celebrate her favorite season singing with Christmas Matters!

Melissa Klein (Alto) is a SAG/AFTRA Singer, Actor, and Voice Over Artist originally hailing from NJ. She started her professional career in the Theatre and Opera having done many Regional, Touring and NY based Plays and Musicals, including singing Classical music at the Ernen Musicdorf Fesival in Switzerland, before moving to LA and entering the Film, TV, VO and Session world. She's Section Leader and a member of the Metropolitan Master Chorale, in the Cabaret Duo: The Happenstances and can be seen occasionally on the IO West improv stage. Melissa is thrilled to join the festivities of Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers this year for her debut season.

Michael Kohl (Tenor) is a singer, studio guitarist and writer/arranger based out of Los Angeles. For the past decade he has had the honor of performing professionally at concert venues on five continents and in-session with the likes of Danny Elfman and Beck and has sung for everyone from Kurt Elling to Simon Cowell to Kobe Bryant.  Equally prolific as a writer, Michael's vocal arrangements have earned national acclaim in jingle contests for Oreo, Folgers Coffee and Chili's as well as the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella. In addition to studio work and live gigs Michael also tours the U.S. with his original band Cloudwalkers, a quartet of singer-musicians who blend catchy pop/rock hooks with the soaring harmonies of a cappella and vocal jazz.  For demo reels of Michael's work go to https://soundcloud.com/mmkohl

Benjamin Lopez (Tenor) has been singing since high school, where he was inspired by his teacher Veronica Kelii to pursue a higher education degree in Music Education at the California State University, Fullerton. During his college career, he was a member of the Titan Men’s Chorus, Jazz Singers, University Singers, and the section leader of Concert Choir. With these ensembles, Benjamin had the opportunity to tour and sing at acclaimed events, including Andrea Bocelli’s Christmas concerts in 2011 and 2012, and Hollywood Bowl’s concert “Journey to India” with A.R. Rahman. He has been part of theater productions, including: Les Miserables and Footloose with Fullerton College’s Standing Room Only summer program, The Gondoliers and The Mikado at Cal State Fullerton’s Opera Theater program, the premier of Eric Whitacre’s Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings at the Disney Concert Hall, and LA Opera’s Jonah and the Whale. Ben has also directed several choir ensembles, including the Anaheim High School Alumni Choir, and other choirs at the Anaheim Union High School District. Benjamin sings periodically in the Gloria Dei Choir at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church as a section leader and is a cantor at St. Pius V Church; he is also a founding member and soloist of the Walnut Valley Chorale since 2015.

Patrick Mackellan (Bass) holds a Bachelor in Music Composition from Florida State University. He has sung with the Atlanta Symphony Chorus under Robert Shaw, and in musical theatre and opera performances in four states. Patrick studies singing with Zeffin Quinn Hollis of Zajac Studios.

Rachael Meyers (Alto), a 6’ 2” former collegiate athlete, is an award-winning singer, actress, writer, and director currently working in Los Angeles. She has performed with theatre companies in and surrounding LA, including the Mechanicals Theatre Group’s Ovation-nominated play The Elephant Man at the Pico Playhouse. Favorite stage roles include Mary Sunshine in Chicago, the Madame in Candide, and Dolly in Annie Get Your Gun. Film/TV credits include Ache, Jolene, Melody and Her Many Men with James Kyson and Gina Hecht, and Disney's Dog with a Blog. In 2010, Rachael received the Marie Clough Gillis Award for Excellence in Vocal Music, and in 2012 she was granted the Young Artist Development Award from Chaspen Foundation for the Arts. As a filmmaker, she works independently under RM Productions. Her films have won multiple awards at festivals across the country, including Best Direction. An ever-avid student, Rachael presently trains as a vocalist with Zajac Studios and as an actor-director in the Advanced Scene Study class at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. She is represented by David Moss & Associates theatrically and Mavrick Artists Agency for sports and specialty.

Roslyn Mitchell (Alto) is an actress and singer specializing in classical theater, voice over, and traditional/period music. Originally from Los Angeles, she now lives in London -- but retains her membership in Antaeus's A2 Company, because she's just so proud of it. She also can't quite stop thinking of herself as a member of the Merry Wives of Windsor, a traditional-music band on the Renaissance Faire circuit. In London, she is a member of the classical theater ensemble Owle Schreame. Favorite LA credits include PEACE IN OUR TIME (Antaeus), THE LOVE TALKER (Son of Semele), and various of Shakespeare's ingénues. Favorite London credits include RALF ROISTER DOISTER, BUSSY D'AMBOIS, and HONORIA AND MAMMON (all Owle Schreame). Recent film/TV credits include UNIFY, TODAY'S DETECTIVES, BLACK 2 SUGARS, and PERSONA. She is also the voice of one or two of the American characters in ZOMBIES, RUN!, but she's forbidden to tell you which. Rosalyn is very excited to be coming home to LA for the holidays this year, not least because it allows her to sing with Christmas Matters for the season. For more credits and media clips, visit www.spotlight.com/0752-7865-0345.

Kenneth Mosley (Tenor) is an actor, singer/songwriter/recording artist, and host. Recently, Kenneth’s recent theater credits include Musical Theatre West’s Memphis (Gator), Cabrillo Theatre's productions of The Little Mermaid (Sebastian understudy/Ensemble) and Children of Eden (Lead Storyteller), and Panic! Productions' Parade (Riley). On screen appearances include "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC), "Bones" (FOX), and new series "Pitch" (FOX). He co-hosts the After Party on JUCE TV and holds a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Southern Methodist University. For more information: KennethMosley.com.

Ally Jaye Mulholland (Soprano) graduated with a BFA from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and has grown up doing shows all over Los Angeles. Growing up in LA Ally's has had opportunities such as performing at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and working hand and hand with song writers such as Stephen Schwartz and Jason Robert Brown. Some of Ally's favorite shows have been "Into The Woods" (Little Red), "The Music Man", "Les Miserables", "A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum" and countless others. Ally was last scene in the sold out run and brand new musical "Alien Vs. Musical" Playing the role of Tracy Turnblad. The show premiered at the Hollywood Fringe Festival and won countless awards Including "Best New Musical".

Conchita Belisle Newman (Alto), a Cape Cod native, attended NYU Tisch School of the Arts and went on to complete her BFA in Musical Theatre at The Boston Conservatory. She has many credits from productions all over the world. Some of her favorites roles include Violet in Side Show, Lily St. Regis in Annie and Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof. She has also performed with the acclaimed Boston Pops conducted by Keith Lockhart. Outside of performing, Conchita is also an accomplished exotic animal trainer. She has worked with animals such as dolphins, penguins, elephants and hyenas, but her favorite animals to work with are big cats, especially tigers. She also co-owns an Emmy award winning music editorial company with her husband of 12 years. Conchita now resides in Shadow Hills, California with her husband, two children, three dogs, five alpacas and one rabbit!

Aviva Pressman (Alto) is a professional actor, singer, clown, and calligrapher. She has performed at some of the top theaters in DC, including the Kennedy Center, Adventure Theatre, and The Studio Theatre. Now located in Los Angeles, she is a proud member of the Sacred Fools Theatre Company and performer with Daizy the Clown and Company. 

Brianne Sanborn (Soprano) has been seen caroling at Disney California Adventure and Knott's Berry Farm to name a few. She is thrilled to be caroling this holiday season with Christmas Matters! Brianne was recently seen in the award-winning hit new musical, Alien Vs. Musical (Best World Premiere at the Hollywood Fringe). National tour: Seussical (Mayzie La Bird) directed by Tony nominated director, Marcia Milgrom-Dodge. Regional: Little Women: The Musical (Amy March), Gypsy (Dainty June), The Fantasticks (Luisa). She has done several staged readings and workshops at New Musicals Inc., Skylight Theatre Company and performs at Rockwell Table and Stage. Brianne created and stars in the original comedy series "Crowned" on YouTube. She has performed for Disney in several shows, parades and special events and currently sings in her jazz band Showmance. Graduate of UC Irvine. Proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA. Brianne resides in LA with her husband, actor/musician Josh Bednarsky and their sweet furry kids. Instagram @briannesanborn

Steven Schwadron (Tenor) has worked extensively as an actor and musician on the East and West coasts.  On Broadway, he’s performed in On Your Toes.  TV and film credits include Cheers, Safe Passage, and Meet the Applegates.  He can also be heard singing at local Renaissance Faires, Celtic Festivals, music halls, coffee houses and pubs. He currently devotes his time to two bands, singing, writing songs, and playing mandolin, bass and harp in The Poxy Boggards and Three of a Kind. He has been with Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers since 1998.

Michael Sheets (Bass) has been a member of Christmas Matters Holiday Carolers for 15 years.  He grew up in Portland, Oregon, performing in productions of My Fair Lady, Arsenic and Old Lace, Harvey, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Corn is Green, The Actor’s Nightmare and Love’s Labours Lost.  At age 19, he toured the U.S. as Master of Ceremonies/Auctioneer for The Ritz Entertainment Fashion Auction Show booking showrooms at Caesar’s Tahoe and Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas.  In 1990, he moved to Los Angeles studying acting and earned a B.A. in Theater Arts from California State University, Northridge (Honors) and went on to earn his Single Subject English teaching credential and a M.Ed. in Education from National University.  He has performed in numerous theatrical productions throughout his career and has been teaching Theater and English for the Long Beach Unified School District for over 14 years.  He lives in Long Beach with his beautiful wife Marci and two wonderful children.

Jacob Sidney (Bass) originally studied classical voice before focusing on “straight” acting, but as a young man was fortunate to sing with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus (Mahler’s 2nd Symphony w/Seiji Ozawa) and Seattle Symphony Chorale (Carmina Burana), as well as exploring the works of Pärt, Duruflé, Ives (w/ Michael Tilson Thomas), Handel, and many other great composers of choral repertoire. As a singing actor he’s appeared in THE BEHAVIOR OF BROADUS at Sacred Fools, Sparks’ THE SEDUCTION OF INGMAR BERGMAN at the Ford Amphitheatre, THE BEASTLY BOMBING at the Steve Allen, as well as A CHORUS LINE (Paul), WEST SIDE STORY (Riff), and LA BOHÈME (Schaunard). He has arranged and recorded vocal pieces for the stage works THE TREATMENT (Theatre Movement Bazaar/Boston Court) and KING PHYCUS (Hollywood Fringe). Sidney sings year-round for the San Gabriel Valley Choral Company (www.sgvccsingers.org, Dr. Zanaida Robles, Artistic Director), where he serves on the music staff as Bass Section Leader. www.jacobsidney.com

Susan Silver (Alto) has been performing professionally in the Los Angeles area for over 20 years. Classically trained at the University of Southern California, Susan has a very flexible voice that can adapt to any style of music. She has appeared in over 30 musicals and operas. Her favorite roles include Vivienne Kensington in "Legally Blonde", Shelia in "A Chorus Line", and Golde in "Fiddler on the Roof". She teaches music and theatre full time at the high school level and loves to help young people find their passion for music and theatre. 

Michael Thatcher (Tenor) a SAG/AFTRA and AEA singer/ actor in Los Angeles, CA.  He’s done several shows at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga, California and has been a member of Interact Theater Company since 2008.  Michael has played the role of Bobby Strong in Urinetown, numerous times, speaks fluent Japanese, conversational Italian and is survived daily by his wonderful and patient wife Olivia. 

David Michael Treviño (Bass/Tenor) has been a professional vocalist for over 35 years, with church choral conducting and public school teaching experience. Presently, he serves as cantor and baritone section leader at Good Shepherd Church in Beverly Hills. David Michael carols during the Christmas season in addition to singing during the High Holy Days services. He is a member of Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble and Nova Vocal Ensemble. His acting credits include: Castle, The History Channel’s Breaking Vegas “The Roulette Assault” and several stage plays and musicals. David Michael is a member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA and possesses a Bachelor of Music (percussion) and a Master of Arts (vocal) degree in Music Education.

Brian Wallis (Bass) is a California native and loves staying warm on the west coast during the holidays. In 2004 he graduated from Cal State University Northridge with a B.A. in Music and a minor in Theatre. He has performed with Opera Pasadena and is currently a member of the Sacred Fools Theater Company.

John David Wallis (Bass) is a certified massage therapist and a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a BFA in Theater. Past credits include: Little Shop of Horrors (Mr. Mushnik) at Summer Repertory Theater; Guys & Dolls (Sky Masterson) at West Valley Playhouse; Lucky Stiff (Harry Witherspoon) at Hillcrest Center for the Arts; Into The Woods (Narrator/Mysterious Man) with Performance Riverside. Most recently he played Sir Galahad in Spamalot at the Conejo Players Theatre. John can often be seen in productions and workshops with the Academy for New Musical Theater and at various piano bars throughout Los Angeles.

Jerry Wheeler (Tenor) is a professional trombonist, hammered dulcimerist, and singer. He is a member of SAG/AFTRA, AFM and holds a BM in Music Performance (trombone) from California State University at Fullerton. He is an active freelance musician and has performed professionally in a wide variety of ensembles including, the Coral Princess Orchestra, Pacific Symphony Orchestra, South Coast Symphony Orchestra, Musical Theater West, South Bay Civic Light Opera, Downey Civic Light Opera, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, Pacific Brass Ensemble, West Coast Enigma Brass Quintet, Long Beach Brass Works Brass Quintet, Moravian Trombone Choir, MusicUNTOLD Chorale, Motor Totemist Guild, N.I.M.B.Y., Giant Ant Farm, Blues Bettie Band, Tracy Wells Big Swing Band, John Krauss and The Goers, the Dixiedelics, Barry Anthony and the Whalers, and No Doubt. He has worked at many of Southern California's theme parks and popular attractions including Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Medieval Times, and the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire. He is a founding member of and has co-produced ten recordings with the comedic Renaissance singing group the award-winning, world-famous Poxy Boggards. He has also recorded extensively and is featured as lead singer (as well as trombonist and whistler) on the AdHoc Records release, N.I.M.B.Y: Songs for Adults. He can be seen on the small screen in the iconoclastic comedy series The Eric Andre Show on ADULT SWIM and on the large screen in the Touchstone Pictures epic adventure Hidalgo. He is also currently a member of the Americus Brass Band, Crazy Rhythm Hot Society Orchestra, Mike Henebry Big Band, and the Poxy Boggards.

Emily Works (Soprano) grew up in Northern California, where as a child she participated in many musical extracurricular activities including choirs, high school musicals, and even the marching band. She received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Arts from California State University Northridge where she performed opera roles and led the alto section in the world-renowned singing group the Northridge Singers. Emily has been a featured performer with musical theatre and opera companies across Los Angeles, including Cabrillo Music Theatre, Center Stage Opera, Pacific Opera Project, and Vineyard Touring Opera. She teaches private singing lessons in her home vocal studio and she teaches music and movement classes to babies, toddlers, and preschool-aged children and their families at PLAY Los Angeles. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with a Child Studies specialization at Antioch University Los Angeles, which will allow her to qualify for future licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist. When not teaching, studying, or singing to babies, she enjoys baking vegan treats, practicing yoga, and playing with her cat Charlie.