Administration and Staff

Julian Garvue

Julian is a pianist from Seattle, Washington. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, he holds degrees in Jazz Piano and Music Theory. For the past three years, Julian has lived in Brooklyn, NY and worked as a freelance musician and educator.

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Jade Kearney

Jade Kearney has been an educator for over eight years serving inner-city youth in both Newark, New Jersey and New Orleans, Louisiana.  Jade received her Master’s in education from Montclair State University, and currently attends NYU where she is pursuing a degree in Digital Media Design for Learning.

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SunHee Lim

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.

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Elena Blyskal

Acknowledged by the South Florida Classical Review for her “vocal color and variety,” soprano Elena Blyskal creates vivid and versatile performances of traditional and contemporary repertoire. Favorite roles include the infamous Queen of the Night, a mysterious Voice haunting the Old Testatment’s Jonah (Einstein’s Inconsistency), and Khloe/Kourtney in the workshop of Dana Kaufman’s Opera Kardashian, which were roles created for her.

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Alex Chadwell

Alexander J. Chadwell is a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-born and raised, New York City-based composer of post-genre music.

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Olivia Egemba

Olivia Egemba is an educator, a public health data analyst, and a social justice advocate. Prior to joining the team, she completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, a Master of Science degree at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, and a Master of Public Health degree at Columbia University. 

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Amber Evans

Amber Evans is originally from Brisbane, Australia, currently based in New York. A recent graduate of the contemporary classical Masters at Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of Lucy Shelton, she premiered over thirty new vocal works and became well-versed in modern contemporary classic works of the last few decades.

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Robert Johnson

Robert has been working as an Electrical Engineer in New York for the past five years. He has strong interests in urban planning, transportation, education and the impacts of city services within communities. He has been a singer and admirer of choral music since childhood. For the past two years he has been a member of the Fort Washington Community Choir in Washington Heights.

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Christina Kay

  Christina Kay is a versatile singer and teacher with a particular enthusiasm for concert, early, and new music repertoire. As a professional chorister who has sung in choirs since middle school, she is excited to share her love of choral singing with the students at Highbridge Voices. Before moving to New York City, Christina […]

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Amanda Rivera

Amanda Rivera is a 2016 graduate of Highbridge Voices. Currently a full-time student at Lehman College, Amanda comes back to Highbridge Voices to assist with both administrative and program needs. You can often find her helping our youngest students with their reading or homework, and she is an outstanding role model to our older students.

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