Voice Part: Soprano
About: Jamie currently works as the special events coordinator at Friends of the High Line in New York. She graduated in 2010 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in music and management. Go Heels!
Musical Experience: Tar Heel Voices (UNC), The UNC Pauper Players, solo on Voices only 2011
Favorite Keys Moment: Performing "A Very Swayze Christmas" for Joel Hodgson of MST3K.
Fun Fact: Jamie once sat at the tasting table of The Chew! She ate desserts prepared by Clinton Kelly and Martha Stewart!
Voice Part: Soprano II
Position: Assistant Music Director
About: Rachel currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, where she's been living for over a year after getting her BA in psychology and speech & hearing sciences from The George Washington University in D.C. She mostly grew up in central NJ, although she was born in NY and truly considers herself a New Yorker at heart. Rachel sings and plays guitar for children ages 0-6 as her "survival job" while pursuing a professional career as a singer/actor.
Musical Experience: A whole lot of choirs/ensembles throughout middle school, high school, and college. Rachel was very involved in the music department at GWU, as a recipient of a voice scholarship and a music minor. Additionally, she was a member and eventual co-music director of the GW Troubadours, a co-ed a cappella group that is directly responsible for her obsession with owls.
Favorite Keys Moment: Impromptu singing/dancing around a bonfire for a bachelor party next door to our lake house at retreat.
Fun Fact: Rachel has travelled to Brazil, South Africa, and Australia...but has never been to Europe.
Voice Part: Soprano
About: Deanna is from the beautiful Nutmeg State of Connecticut. She went to school for vocal performance and musical theater at Hofstra University. She graduated in 2015 and moved right on into New York City. Deanna's a professional actress living her dreams one day at a time.
Musical Experience: Her life is a constant stream of musical experience. Deanna has been doing a cappella for as long as she can remember. Tight harmonies and complex chords was her nickname in high school. Long nickname, we know. Musical theater is really her jam. She has been performing since her debut in the youth chorus at the Regional Shubert Theater in 6th grade.
Favorite Keys Moment: Shooting the epic music video that is Creep.
Fun Fact: Deanna loves the beach.