Sounds of the Season
Enjoy Tinsel - an a'Cappella quartet - for sounds of the Christmas Season with contemporary classics and beloved carols. Described as sleek, sophisticated, and distinctive, Tinsel is not your average group of Christmas carolers. Within their roster of professional singers are Grammy®-winners and classically trained vocalists. They entertain audiences with style and distinction. From classical to contemporary, Tinsel's original arrangements of holiday favorites sparkle with sophistication while respecting tradition and cherished memories.
- Trevor Shaw, tenor - Austin-based composer, known for blending jazz and classical music in his compositions and arrangements. Graduate of University of North Texas and church music minister.
- Laura Mercado-Wright, mezzo-soprano - Soloist with Grammy®-winning vocal ensemble Conspirare, the MET Chamber Orchestra, The Boston Pops, Austin Symphony Orchestra, Gotham Chamber Opera, and Fort Worth Opera.
- Courtney Pierce, soprano - Studied Choral Music at University of North Texas, where she was a member of the UNT A Cappella Choir, the Baroque ensemble, and Collegium Singers. Six-year cast member of Six Flags over Texas.
- Thann Scoggin, bass - Soloist in concert repertoire including J. S. Bach’s Passions, Handel’s Messiah, Beethoven’s Mass in C, and the Requiems of Fauré, Duruflé and Brahms. Has performed with Boston Baroque and the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston, and appeared on many recordings, including Conspirare’s 2014 Grammy®-winning album.For Release Oct 26, 2016