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Area artists who frequent our venue throughout the year.
Chase Stalford, tenor
Chase Stalford is a highly regarded performer in our concert series and has many years of experience as a vocalist beginning with the Logan High School Chamber Singers and the Cantor Choir of St. John Catholic Church here in Logan.
He has appeared in numerous venues, most notably in the cities of Cincinnati, Columbus and Chicago with the Ohio All State Choir and the National Boys Honor Choir.
Highlighting his performances are appearances with Dr. Bradley Welch, Jeff Daubenmire and the Ohio University Singers and Choral Union from Duo Piano Concert I in 2010, and as featured soloist at 2011′s Duo Piano Concert II.
Chase continues to perform weekly at St. Johns and is prominent throughout the year at select local venues and events.
His influences and favorite artists include Josh Groban, Andre Bocelli, Michael Buble, Il-Divo and Jamie Collum.
Katie McGonagle, soprano
Katie McGonagle has been a featured vocalist and workshop instructor for our Masterclass and Performance Series in 2012. Ms. McGonagle got her start at Ohio University studying with Dr. You-Seong Kim and took part in many performances including CCM Spoleto and Rising Star Opera Singers in Indiana. Through these and other programs she was ultimately granted opportunities to study with some of the country’s best coaches and singers including Sylvia McNair and David Weeks.
Katie has experience in foreign languages and diction for singers, including studies in Italy when receiving her bachelor’s degree in Music Education and a Performance Honors Certificate from Ohio University. She is currently under the instruction of Professor Barbara Paver at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where she is working toward a masters degree in voice performance. Katie is a passionate advocate for education and always looks forward to sharing her experiences in voice to help others excel in musical performance.