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Carrie Biesiadecki

February 21, 2020

Alto Section Leader Carrie Biesiadecki loves singing- her first on-stage performance was “Wide Open Spaces” in her third grade talent show, and she has never looked back! Carrie is a mom to 3 year old and 1 year old daughters, and her husband Todd is a musically-gifted engineer who she has been… Read more

Will Munster

February 21, 2020

  Bass Will Munster is a happily married father of five who you can usually find at one of his kids’ activities. His journey started in Pittsburgh in the 70s, and yes, he is a fan of the Steelers and Pirates! Will has degrees in physics from Thiel College, civil… Read more

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Karen Yoak Lewis

December 16, 2019

Karen grew up singing – her first solo was at age 2 in church! Her whole family sang and music has always been a major part of her life. She started directing the children’s choir at church at age 12, played clarinet (and helped direct the high school band), and… Read more

Chris Heckman

Chris Heckman

November 10, 2019

Tenor Section Leader Chris Heckman Chris is a musician of many talents- and has been tenor section leader at PCS since 2013. He received his B.M. in Music Composition from Florida State University, an M.F.A. in Film Music Composition from UNC School of the Arts and his Ph.D. In Music… Read more

Jayson Snipes

Jayson Snipes

November 10, 2019

Artistic Director Jayson Snipes Jayson Snipes became Artistic Director of Piedmont Chamber Singers in 2015. He is a native of Winston-Salem, NC, and received a B.M. in Music Education, and M.M. in Choral Conducting from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he studied organ, voice, and conducting. Jayson… Read more

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Hannah Riddle

November 10, 2019

Soprano section leader, Hannah Riddle Hannah is a graduate of East Carolina University where she received her Masters degree in Vocal Performance with a concentration in Pedagogy. She is currently an adjunct professor of voice at Catawba College, the director of the Stokes County Homeschool Choir, a private voice instructor… Read more