Guest Artists & Soloists

Susan Nelson

Equally at home on the operatic stage or in concert repertoire, American lyric soprano Susan Nelson has been praised by critics for her “full, powerful voice – agile and pliant” as well as her interpretations, called both “sensitive and moving” and “full...

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Don Langford

Don Langford moved to Prescott in 1977 with his wife Cela and their twin sons. He began performing in 1979 with the Prescott Fine Arts (PCA) and has continued his love affair with music and community theatre for almost 40 years. “Applegate” in Damn...

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Michael Tully

Baritone Michael Tully has found success in a wide range of vocal styles in a career that has taken him from the world of opera, oratorio, and art song, to music theatre, jazz, and rock and roll. Dr. Tully has appeared as a concert soloist with orchestras...

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Michael Nache

Mike began singing at a young age, but gave up music in favor of sports until 1988.  Then, at Mesa Community College, he pursued vocal performance as a secondary field of study.  While singing in the choir at MCC,  Mike also performed in 4 musicals, which included the...

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Christanna Rowader

Actress Christanna Rowader, originally from Chicago, is an LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award winner for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for her role as Mother in Ragtime. Ms. Rowader debuted the much-acclaimed Stephen Schwartz show, Magic to Do on The Emerald Princess...

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Toni Tennille

Toni Tennille was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. Her father, Frank, was a big band singer and her mother, Cathryn, was one of the first women in the country to host her own television talk show. Toni studied classical piano for ten years starting...

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Philip Dixon

Philip performs regularly with numerous music organizations throughout Arizona and is thrilled to be singing again with the Prescott POPS Orchestra. In April he was in performance with the Sedona Conservatory for the 275th anniversary of Handel’s Messiah...

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Arlene Hardy

Arlene Hardy is a lyric coloratura soprano whose education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocal Music Education and a Master of Education Degree in Vocal Music and Performance from North Dakota State University. Since college she has continued her vocal...

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Park Avenue Theater Show Choir

December 10, 2017 – “It's The Most Wonderful Time Of Year!” The Park Avenue Theater Show Choir is a part of the Park Avenue Theater program at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Prescott. The choir, directed by Debbie Place, was established in 2014, and is...

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Andrea Pitman Will

Andrea Pitman, soprano, is pleased to return to the Prescott Pops Symphony after singing the role of Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance in 2014. She is an Arizona native and made her debut with Arizona Opera as Lucy Brown in The Threepenny Opera, and with...

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John Pierce Kraft

John Pierce Kraft, bass-baritone, was born and raised in Darien, Connecticut, where he began his music education under Theresa Vicario at 16. He received his Bachelor’s at DePauw University in Indiana, and graduated from Arizona State University with a Master’s degree...

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Carl Rowe

James Carlton (Carl) Rowe was born in Norfolk, Virginia. After moving to Georgia, Carl started studying the trumpet at age 11 with Richard Hansbury (trombone, Atlanta Symphony) and then Jimmy Taylor (Principal Trumpet, Atlanta Symphony). He completed his high school...

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