This page is a resource for finding student performers or groups to hire for any events you may have. Below you will find a list with information and contact information for each performer or group that you may wish to hire. Those who would like to be added to this page should email a description of their group (as below) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bio: Hannah Campbell-Smith is in her Junior year as a Music Major at the University of Puget Sound. She studies piano with Dr. Duane Hulbert. Hannah is currently the organist and pianist for Epworth LeSourd United Methodist Church. Some of her performance experiences include memorial services, weddings, Protestant and Catholic church services, choir concerts, and chamber music concerts.
Performing Styles: classical and contemporary music (including reading lead sheets), church services, weddings, memorial services, private events
Contact: (253) 820-3650, email@example.com
Bio: Faithlina Chan, cello, is currently studying with David Requiro at the University of Puget Sound where she is majoring in music performance and psychology. She previously studied with Peter Wyrick, associate principal cellist of the San Francisco Symphony, and Mike Reynolds of Boston University. Last summer, she attended the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Maine and while living in California, was a member of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. In 2013, she was a winner of the Concerto/Aria Competition and performed the Elgar Cello Concerto with the University Symphony Orchestra at Puget Sound, where she now serves as co-principal. For the past two years, she has also been a member of Trio Consonare, which has received critical acclaim and has participated in the Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar coached by the Alexander String Quartet and other world-renowned faculty. Though she has a classical music background, she also loves to improvise and has led music in multiple worship bands, most recently at the Community Presbyterian Church in Danville, CA.
Performing Styles: classical music, weddings, memorial services, graduations, church events (hymns, contemporary worship band/chord charts), private events
Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-258-2969
- Trio Consonare
Bio: Trio Consonare, founded by award-winning musicians Jinshil Yi (piano), Faithlina Chan (cello), and Jonathan Mei (violin), is entering its third year of musical artistry as an ensemble. The trio currently resides at the University of Puget Sound, actively engaged in the university chamber music program directed by David Requiro, Artist in Residence and winner of the 2008 Naumburg International Violoncello Competition. Recognized for their passionate, warm sound, Trio Consonare has been featured in Puget Sound’s alumni magazine Arches, on the university website and publications, as well as at Puget Sound's 125th Anniversary Kickoff Event. Trio Consonare continues to perform vigorously, both on campus and at community outreach events. The trio members particularly enjoy creating collective improvisations. Trio Consonare is the university's only chamber music ensemble to have participated in the annual Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Festival with the Alexander String Quartet for the past two years running. Trio Consonare has had the privilege of being coached by David Requiro, Julio Elizalde, Duane Hulbert, Tobey Appel, the Alexander String Quartet, and Paul Hersh.
Performing Styles: classical music, wedding music, memorial services, graduations, private parties, special events, church events (hymns, hymns with improvisation, or written)
Contact Info: email@example.com
Faithlina Chan 510-258-2969 or
Jinshil Yi 253-389-4221
- Megan D'Andrea
I have been singing for 10 years and am currently taking voice lessons. As a freshman in college I am a member of Puget Sound's Adelphian Concert Choir as well as an alumni of Main Street Singers from Los Altos High School (Los Altos, CA). In addition, I play piano and cello and was a part of the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra for several years.
Chamber music, classical, opera
Cell: 650 380 5772
- Clara Fuhrman
Bio: Clara Fuhrman is a sophomore violin performance major at the University of Puget Sound, and is a student of Dr. Maria Sampen. Currently, Clara is the Concertmaster of the University Symphony Orchestra, and performs frequently in chamber ensembles on campus. Playing violin since the age of five, Clara has had the opportunity to perform frequently in the community, as a soloist and in various string ensembles.
Preferred performing styles: Solo, duets, trios, quartets, etc. (any chamber ensemble)
Cell phone- (253) 951-5451
Instrument: Cello -- solo or ensemble (string duo, trio, quartet)
Bio: Puget Sound class of 2015 Cello Performance Major with plenty of performing experience for weddings, house parties, church services, pit orchestras, chamber music, etc.
Performing Styles:Classically trained, but also plays contemporary and pop/rock
Contact Information: (925) 858-5117, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Brandi Main
Instrumentation: Violin, Piano
Musical Bio: Brandi Main is a sophomore Violin Performance Major at the University of Puget Sound studying under the direction of Maria Sampen. She is currently involved in the University Symphony Orchestra, various chamber ensembles, she teaches private lessons, and often performs in events on and off campus. She recently performed with the Olympia Symphony under conductor Huw Edwards and has leadership experience as a student coach and intern for different music festivals around Tacoma. She has attended master classes with renowned violinists Simon James, Mark O’Connor, and Gregory Lee. In high school, she participated in the Idaho All-State Orchestra and Idaho State Solo Competition on violin, while holding the position of concertmaster of her high school orchestra during senior year and the jazz band rhythm section leader for junior and senior year. As a pianist, she has been an accompanist for soloists, state soloists, ensembles, and the high school choir at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Brandi avidly enjoys her chances to perform, and is always looking forward to the next performance! I can also easily put together an ensemble, such as a quartet, duet, trio, etc. if needed!
Preferred Performing Styles: Classical
primary email: email@example.com
secondary email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What She Said
Instrumentation: All-Female A Cappella Group
Bio: In Spring 2008, a small group of women, made up of predominantly vocal performance majors, created What She Said. What started as a new club with the goals of making beautiful music and representing themselves as an independent a cappella group on campus, has since blossomed into an established UPS group made up of music and non-music majors who thrive making music together. The group is student run and directed, and most of the arrangements are done by past and present members.
Preferred performing styles: The a cappella songs we perform include styles ranging in pop, R&B, jazz, classical and alternative. Some songs include beat-boxing.
To contact: Jennifer Mayer (email@example.com)