Performers

Soloists

Mark Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd

Celia Falchi

Other Artists to be confirmed

 

Joining the soloists is the Russell School Choir.

 

Director: Graeme Holland

Accompanist: To be confirmed

 

Biographies

Jonathan Berkahn (Pianist) is a versatile player of many varied keyboard
instruments (including organ, harpsichord and accordion) and a composer; and has
been playing the piano since age 7. His talents are highly sought after and he is
involved with many musically varied groups.


Chris Berentson (Tenor) is a Wellington based Tenor who has had a variety of
roles in Opera and Oratorio productions around New Zealand. He has worked
regularly with the Wellington Gilbert and Sullivan Light Opera Society as well as in
the NZ Opera Chorus.


Mark Shepherd (Baritone) has, in the last 24 years, appeared in over 30 Musical
Theatre and Music Hall shows, including major roles as Jesus in JC Superstar,
Danny in Grease and Lancelot in Camelot.


Moana Lee-Pember (Soprano) studied Opera and Executant Music at the
Conservatorium of Music, Massey University, under the tutelage of Flora Edwards.
Moana has performed in many recitals in New Zealand and London. Moana is a
member of the NZ Opera Chorus.


Rebecca Shepherd (Mezzo Soprano) has been singing and dancing on stage for
over 35 years since a child in Carousel. She has performed countless leading roles
in Musical Theatre and Operetta. These include Nancy in Oliver, Maria in West
Side Story, Miss Mona in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Mary in JC
Superstar, Anna in The King and I and Iolanthe in Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe.
She has also performed Music Hall professionally and has been a member of the NZ
Opera chorus


Vincent Wong (Baritone) has been singing in choirs and musicals for many years -
most recently he was in an English-language version of "Cosi Fan Tutte", and
before that he played the role of Pish Tush in "The Mikado" with the Gilbert and
Sullivan Society. Nowadays he tends more towards non-singing stage roles, most
recently as Baldrick in this year's production of "Blackadder the Third" with
Wellington Repertory Theatre.


The Northern Chorale is an un-auditioned community choir in the Northern
supuibs. They sing a wide range of sacred and secular music and are always keen to
have new singers to join them.

 


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