Philip Anderson is an active and busy tenor in New York City. He is a member of three early music ensembles; ARTEK, My Lord Chamberlain’s Consort, and TENET. He has been a soloist in Carnegie Hall singing Handel’s Messiah with the Masterworks Chorus and Orchestra. In 2007 he appeared on Broadway in Coram Boy. He is a frequent guest artist with Chatham Baroque, Piffaro, and The Queen’s Chamber Band. He has been a soloist with the Metropolis Ensemble, Orchestra of St. Lukes, and Sacred Music in a Sacred Space. He has toured with Mark Morris Dance Group, the Waverly Consort, and New York’s Ensemble for Early Music singing the title role in The Play of Daniel. In 2012 Philip tours the U.S. and Europe with the Philip Glass Ensemble in Einstein on the Beach. Most weekends he can be heard singing hymns at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, where he is the Parish cantor. His many recordings include the Grammy Award-nominated O Magnum Mysterium with The Tiffany Consort. When not singing he can be found in his vegetable garden in North Salem, NY.Bruce Rameker
Bruce Rameker performs as both a baritone and a countertenor and has appeared as a soloist on the stages of Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Town Hall, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and the Spoleto Festival in a diverse repertoire that spans from ancient music with the Waverly Consort to tangos of Piazzola. He has sung with Chicago Opera Theater, Skylight Opera Theatre, New York City Opera, and Anchorage Opera. Recordings include Just Another Hour with the Trillium Ensemble featuring the music of Richard Pearson Thomas and One Body which was written for him by John Kennedy to feature both vocal ranges. Born in Wisconsin, he is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.José Manuel Pietri-Coimbre
Puerto-Rican born baritone, violinist, and violist José Pietri-Coimbre has appeared as a soloist and ensemble performer in all instruments. He has presented solo art song recitals in the United States and Europe and has appeared as soloist with the S.E.M. Ensemble, Early Music New York, Music at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian, and Master Voices with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, among others. In addition to opera credits, he was a member of the Puerto Rico Opera Chorus and was a frequent oratorio soloist in the Island. Mr. Pietri-Coimbre also sings regularly with Musica Sacra and Bard Festival Singers, among others. He also keeps a busy schedule as a freelance violinist and violist in the New York Metro area, and additionally as a passionate educator and visual artist.Neil Netherly
Neil Netherly, Bass-Baritone, has appeared as a soloist in various performance venues around the NYC area and abroad. Most notable of his solo concert appearances in the NYC area include Christus in Bach’s Saint John Passion, The Duruflé Requiem, Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio, and most recently, Haydn’s Harmoniemesse. Mr. Netherly has also had the honor of performing with the Grammy Award-winning ensemble Roomful of Teeth and is a former Extra Chorus member of the Metropolitan Opera.
A graduate of Louisiana State University, Mr. Netherly studied Vocal Performance under the artistic direction of world-renowned Soprano Martina Arroyo and did his post-graduate studies at Indiana University under the tutelage of world-renowned Bass-Baritone Giorgio Tozzi.Tim Krol
Tim Krol’s repertoire spans from early music to modern classical and more. For nine years, Tim performed and toured worldwide with Chanticleer, known as “America’s Orchestra of Voices.” His discography includes over a dozen Chanticleer recordings, including the Grammy-winning album, Colors of Love. Tim can also be heard on two Grammy-nominated albums with Clarion Music Society: Steinberg’s Passion Week, and Kastalsky’s Memory Eternal. Numerous solo recordings of Tim can be found by searching his name on YouTube.Roosevelt André Credit
Roosevelt André Credit, Bass-Baritone, was born in Oakland, California, and baptized at Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church. His Broadway experience includes: Tony Award-Winning Revival Cast of ShowBoat as One Man Band; Porgy and Bess as Jim (Tony Award for Revival Cast). Off-Broadway shows: Ragtime, ShowBoat, Marie Christine, Treemonisha, I Am Harvey Milk. PBS: Live from Lincoln Center’s production of Show Boat. Other performances include: Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, and others. Solo recordings: Letting Go, Ol’ Time Religion, and Get On Board. Book: O’l Time Religion– An Anthology of Spirituals for piano/voice, choral octavos with Laurendale Publishing. Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Music at Oregon State University, Masters degrees in Voice and Opera Performance, and in Conducting from Northwestern University. He achieved Eagle Scout from Troop 254, Golden Acorn District.James Archie Worley
Tenor James Archie Worley has been a member of the professional choir at St. Ignatius Loyola since 1999. He has appeared as a soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the American Composers Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in the Fields, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Little Orchestra Society, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Chattanooga Symphony, the Midland Symphony Orchestra, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. He has also appeared as a soloist with numerous choral groups in New York City and across the country. He has been engaged as a cover artist by the Metropolitan Opera, and has sung roles at the Portland Opera Repertory Theatre, the Bard Music Festival, Mississippi Opera, the Pocket Opera Players, the New York City Opera VOX Festival, and with the Opera Orchestra of New York. Mr. Worley holds a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Georgia, a Master of Arts Degree from Hunter College of the City University of New York, and is an alumnus of the Manhattan School of Music. He is a DMA candidate in vocal performance at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.Robert Reuter
Robert Reuter has served as the Associate Director of Music at the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in New York City since 2012 and works closely with director K. Scott Warren in shaping the church’s vibrant liturgical music program and concert series, Concerts at St. Ignatius.
Since joining the music staff in 2007, Robert has had the pleasure of working with all of the church’s professional and volunteer ensembles. He currently directs the 50-member Parish Community Choir, which can be heard at many major liturgies, as well as the popular Christmas and spring concerts. Past performances include Vivaldi Gloria, Bach Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Poulenc Gloria, and Bassi Carol Symphony.
Robert is a member of, and occasionally conducts, the professional Choir of St. Ignatius Loyola, which offers repertoire at liturgies and concerts ranging from Gregorian chant to the latest choral masterpieces. Past conducting performances with this ensemble include Palestrina Missa Sine Nomine a 6, Poulenc Messe en sol majeur, and Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem.
When not contributing to the musical aspects of the Concerts at St. Ignatius series, Robert enjoys being the behind-the-scenes “go-to-guy” in his position as Technical & Logistics Coordinator. Responsibilities include crafting detailed schematics for each concert, running the lighting and sound systems, and helping to ensure an overall smooth concert experience for the musicians and audience members alike.Douglas Purcell
Douglas Purcell has been critically acclaimed for the “strength, beauty and effortless top” of his lyric tenor. In recent seasons of Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, he has been soloist in Haydn Dixit Dominus, Handel Harmoniemesse, Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil, and the special St. Ignatius Jesuits in America: Zipoli and his World concert. Mr. Purcell has performed with The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, and New York City Ballet. In frequent appearances with MasterVoices (née Collegiate Chorale), he has been a soloist in Purcell’s Dido and Æneas, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Beethoven’s Fidelio and Choral Fantasy at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, as well as Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms in New York. Other solo appearances include American Symphony Orchestra, American Composers Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Westchester Symphony. He is featured on the Helicon Classics recording with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and Zubin Mehta of Bach’s Cantata 140.Sean Fallen
Tenor Sean Fallen is an active opera and oratorio soloist at many venues in New York City and has performed throughout the U.S. and on three continents. Recent operatic roles include Alfredo in La Traviata, Danilo in The Merry Widow, Cassio in Othello, Nemorino in The Elixir of Love, Ariel in the world premiere of The Rape of the Lock, and Almaviva in The Barber of Seville. He has been the featured tenor soloist numerous times at Carnegie Hall, including Handel Messiah, Bach Magnificat, Haydn’s Paukenmesse, and most recently Kurt Weill’s The Road to Promise. The Messiah is a specialty of his, and he has literally sung it from coast to coast, ranging from Carnegie and Avery Fischer Hall in NYC to the American Bach Soloists in CA. Other opera roles he has performed include Ferrando in Cosi Fan Tutte, Ramiro in La Cenerentola, Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Lippo in Street Scene, and Pong in Turandot.