Section Leaders

Choir Section Leaders

Kate Scott

Soprano

kate_scottKate Scott is a light lyric soprano and has a passion for early music, opera, and concert repertoire. She received her BM in vocal performance from Northwestern University’s School of Music.  She studied Italian opera and art song at the Accademia Internationale della Musica in Milan, Italy and has performed in recitals, operas, and choral works throughout Italy and the US. Kate currently sings with the Boston Choral Ensemble and works at Russell Reynolds Associates.

 

Emily Harmon

Mezzo-Soprano

unnamedMezzo-soprano Emily Harmon is a frequent performer of both opera and concert repertoire in the Boston area. She has sung with groups including Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Handel and Haydn Society Educational Outreach Vocal Quartet, Masterworks Chorale, Lowell House Opera, Opera del West, Time’s Arrow New Music Ensemble, and Hub New Music. She is a graduate of Boston University, where she received her M.M. and B.M. in Vocal Performance. emily-harmon.com.

 

Evan Biela

Tenor

evan_biela1Evan is an instrumental music teacher in the Waltham public schools and a freelance trumpet player in the Boston area, performing with the New Philharmonia Orchestra and Mercury Symphony Orchestra, the Harvard graduate big band, and various community theatre groups. In addition to singing with Saint Peter’s choir, Evan has also been a soloist with the Tanglewood Festival Chorus and a featured soloist in the New Philharmonia Orchestra’s Summer pops concerts. He received his BM degree from the Hartt school of Music and his MM degree from Boston University.

 

Scott Ballantine

Bass


Scott Ballantine, returns to Boston after a summer with the Utah Festival Opera, where he rehearsed and performed for twelve weeks in four productions. Now, Scott is thrilled to join Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church as the bass section leader. Scott first experienced a love of sacred choral music at the Oregon Bach Festival, where he was a member of the Youth Choral Academy for three years. Since then, he was a three-year member of the world-renowned Shrine of the Ages Choir under the direction of Edith Copley and has sung extensively with the Sedona Academy of Chamber Singers. Scott spent the past four years as a section leader and cantor with Saint Ignatius of Loyola Church in Newton, MA.  scottballantine.com.