TENORS + BARITONES

KEIJI ISHIGURI


HOWIE KANTER


PETER LAM


WILLIAM REID


JOE MARTINEZ

 

 

 

Voice Part: Tenor

Position: Musical Director

About: Keiji is a Brooklyn-based professional music director, arranger, vocal coach and teacher. He also oversees an arts curriculum grant at Eugene Lang College, The New School. He loves harmonizing with himself in GaragBand, Bananagrams, and spoiling his 4 year old niece. 

Musical ExperienceThe Whiffenpoofs (Yale University),RedHot & Blue, so so many years of piano, will someone teach me guitar? 

Favorite Keys Moment: Any of Jenny's amazing choreo classes.

Fun Fact: Keiji miraculously got a FIVE on his AP Studio Art Portfolio (Sorry, Ian.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voice Part: Tenor

About: Howie hails from "The Gateway to Jones Beach"-a hop, skip, and 25-mile jump from NYC. He's an environmental engineer working to mitigate climate change by day and a Lost Key by night. 

Musical ExperienceOff Broadway On Campus (University of Rochester), Christmas caroling 

Favorite Keys Moment: Tie between guest performing with Amber Rubarth at Joe's Pub and discovering the polio vaccine. 

Fun FactHas an unusual passion for Italian cheesecake since the time he learned to walk. Not New York Style, Italian style. Also tree frogs. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voice Part: Tenor

Position: Publicity/Performance Committee

About: Peter is a professional actor who hails from Philadelphia, PA. He has toured the country multiple times and performed regionally in various shows. He continues to reach for his dreams of the Broadway stage. 

Musical Experience: Many years of listening to Celine Dion & Mariah Carey.

Favorite Keys Moment: Performing for a charity 5K run! So nice to be making music outside for all to hear!

Fun Fact: Peter has almost 200 videos on YouTube, mostly covers of female songs...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voice Part: "Baritenorbass"

Position: Secretary

About: William was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas before heading to the greatest school in the world--The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Upon Graduation he continued on up the coast to New York where he currently works as a fundraiser and event planner for Carnegie Hall.

Musical Experience: BA (Vocal Performance), UNC AchordantsUNC Pauper PlayersLong Leaf Opera, and for his cat Sybil, whenever Sybil deems it appropriate. 

Favorite Keys Moment: Hot Tub Hot Seat!

Fun Fact: Back in the yesteryear when William was a "professional" actor, his resume had "tongue manipulations" as a special skill. You should ask him about that...

 

Voice Part: "Baritenorbass" 

Position: Webmaster/Photographer

About: Joe is a professional photographer from...well, from everywhere! He moved to New York in 2012, but before making the big move up North, he was holding it down in the ATL, shawty! When he's not shooting or traveling, he's killing it all over NYC with The Lost Keys!

Musical ExperienceInnuendo co-ed a cappella at Wake Forest University (GO DEACS!), The ATL Graduates, and vocals for two of Blake Brandes' solo albums! 

Favorite Keys Moment: Peter giving us twerking/stank face lessons at our winter retreat. 

Fun Fact: When Joe was very young, he received two albums that would forever shape his musical tastes: Hootie & The Blowfish's Cracked Rearview and Dru Hill's Enter The Dru. The rest, as they say, is history...