Featured Artists

SCVO is proud to showcase these fabulous artists.

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Sammy Brown

Singer-Songwriter

Sammy Brown is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter originally from Stillwater, Minnesota. Previous projects include A Firm Handshake,...

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Mark Billy

Baritone

Native (Choctaw tribe) baritone Mark Billy is known for his big, rich-sounding voice and ringing high notes. In 2020, Mark was awarded a...

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Anna Hashizume

Mezzo-Soprano

Anna Hashizume is a Japanese-American singer-actor based in the Twin Cities. She has performed with Artistry Theater, Theatre Elision...

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Jake Baldwin

Trupmet

Jake is one of the busiest freelance trumpeters in the Twin Cities and has performed with a wide variety of groups, ranging from his own jazz quartet...

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Riley Helgeson

Trumpet

Riley Helgeson is a freelance trumpet player and composer based in the Twin Cities. Riley has toured North America and Europe with Sonny Knight and...

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Allen Michael Jones

Bass

Allen Michael Jones, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, is currently a Resident Studio Artist with Minnesota Opera. Last season, Allen Michael finished...

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Megan Wagner

Soprano

Ms. Wagner obtained her Master of Music degree from the University of Minnesota where she performed the role of Kostelnicka in Jenůfa...

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Nathan Cicero

Pianist

Nathan Cicero is a Twin-Cities based pianist specializing in art song, opera, and musical theatre. He has collaborated with several local arts...

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Colleen Raye

Alto

Colleen Raye is an accomplished singer, actress and entertainer. A native of Wisconsin, Colleen began singing at age 15 with her brother’s band...

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Reed Grimm

Baritone

Reed Grimm, a native of Ellsworth, Wisconsin, started his life on stage. At the age of 2 he joined his musical family’s nationally touring act...

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Gregory Hippen

Double Bass/Electric Bass

Jazz, opera, classical, R&B, bluegrass, and good ol’ rock’n’roll . . . you name it, bassist Greg Hippen has probably played it...

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Christopher Olson

Guitar

Christopher Olson has been an active performer and educator in Minnesota and Wisconsin for more than a quarter century...

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Layton "Skip" James

Pianist/Composer

Layton James studied musicology at Cornell University under Dr. Donald Grout, taught at The University of Hawaii and Stanford University...

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Tessa Larson

Soprano

Tessa Larson is a soprano currently seeking her MM in vocal performance at the University of North Carolina (Greensboro) after receiving a BM from...

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Nathan Cicero

Pianist

Nathan Cicero is a Twin-Cities based pianist specializing in art song, opera, and musical theatre. He has collaborated with several local arts...

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Jennifer Eckes

Mezzo-Soprano

Jennifer Eckes has sung professionally for over two decades, in stage productions large and small, and as a soloist in concerts and cabaret shows...

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David Schmalenberger

Percussion/Drumset

Dr. David Schmalenberger is currently an adjunct faculty member at Augsburg University and Anoka Ramsey Community College...

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Larry Neumann

Saxophone

Larry retired as a band director from the Stillwater Area School District after 37 years of teaching. He still directs and plays in the Century Jazz Ensemble...

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Obed Floan

Tenor

It is rare for someone in the 21st century to possess the natural qualities of the Heldentenor voice that is reminiscent of the golden age of opera...

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