Soprano Margaret Woods is an artist based in Richmond, VA, establishing a diverse career of concert work, opera, and teaching. She has participated as a young artist with Classic Lyric Arts: La Lingua Della Musica, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia, Crittenden Opera Workshop and the American Singers’ Opera Project. She holds degrees from Lebanon Valley College in Music Education (B.S.) and Music (B.A.) and an M.M. in Voice Performance and Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College. Margaret is on the voice faculties of Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Richmond. She also serves as the director of voice pedagogy for City Singers Youth Choir and runs a large private voice studio.
Baritone Mark Hosseini is a frequent performer of stage and concert works ranging from the Renaissance and Baroque to the 20th and 21st centuries. Some recent engagements include King Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Opéra Louisiane, Papageno in The Magic Flute with OPERA Iowa, the Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance with the College Light Opera Company, and Ottone in L’incoronazione di Poppea with Eastman Opera Theatre. Mark has attended young artist training programs with Opera Delaware, Des Moines Metro Opera, the College Light Opera Company, and Pegasus Early Music. He holds a master’s degree from the Eastman School of Music and a bachelor’s degree from Oakland University.