Mary Clementi is the Executive Director and Music Director of Highbridge Voices. As music director, Mary conducts the Chamber Choir, a 45-voice ensemble of students in grades 7-12. Mary has led Highbridge Voices’ Chamber Choir in several high-profile performances, including a concert for the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, a performance of the National Anthem at Yankees Stadium, and a concert for recording artist and producer will.i.am.
SunHee received her M.M in Choral Conducting at Westminster Choir College in Princeton and her B.M in Voice Performance with Secondary Education Teaching Certificate at Catholic University of Daegu, South Korea. Before she came to the States, She served as an assistant director and a voice instructor for five years for the youth choir Pueri Cantores in South Korea and also performed extensively in choral works around the world.
Danny Lanzetta is a writer, teacher, and spoken-word artist. He received his M.F.A. from the New School and his B.A. in English from SUNY-Albany.
Ambar Galvan received her Master’s in Science Education from NYU Steinhardt and holds an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Secondary Education from Columbia University. In addition to teaching at Highbridge Voices, she teaches physical science at Middle School 324 Patria Mirabal in Washington Heights.
Paul Harding has worked with urban youth for decades, using music and literature as vehicles to help children express themselves while learning about history and heritage.
Billy Janiszewski has been teaching Music Theory and Guitar at Highbridge Voices since 2009. As a teacher, Billy has taught a wide variety of musical subjects to children of diverse backgrounds. He currently serves as the Program/Music Director of Basilica Voices, the after school children’s choir at The Basilica of Saint Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan.
A recent transplant from Wisconsin, New York-based soprano Christina Kay is a versatile singer and teacher with a particular enthusiasm for concert, early, and new music repertoire. In the summer of 2016, she was the 2nd place prizewinner in the Handel Aria Competition, and was a soloist with the American Bach Soloists Academy in San Francisco. Other favorite […]
Praised for her “glistening torrents of sound” (Opera News), American lyric soprano Claire Kuttler is a versatile singing actress, whose characters come to life with psychological depth and intensity onstage. Ms. Kuttler is a graduate of the Mannes College of Music with a Professional Studies Diploma, the University of Maryland, College Park with a Master’s degree and from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN with a Bachelor of Music degree, Magna Cum Laude.
Chris Lee-Rodriguez, Teaching Artist, is a musician, poet, and educator. A summa cum laude graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Chris is the former Teaching Artist at ZUMIX, a nonprofit based in East Boston that uses music as a tool for social change, where he taught private music lessons.
Dialika joined the team of Highbridge Voices in Fall 2015. Prior to Highbridge Voices, Dialika worked with Americorps as a City Year Chicago tutor and mentor to ninth graders at Harper High School. She has also served as a Youth Support Coach at Harlem RBI-Dream University, where she provided academic and behavioral support to students […]