Meet the 2019-2020 voices of BlueStreet! Our singers hail from a wide variety of locations, backgrounds, and careers, but come together every Tuesday to share their love of vocal jazz.
Paul – Baritone
Nathan – Tenor
Victoria is an avid vocalist who has been performing since she was 9. She got her start in the choral world with the Seattle Girls Choir and has gone on to work with numerous groups around Seattle, the UW, and Hawaii, including a stint as lead singer of the cover band, Death Pepper. When she's not gracing the stage, Victoria owns and operates Champion Party Supply in Seattle.
While Kaitlin was earning degrees in Music Education and Political Science from Western Washington University, she played on the Women's Ultimate Frisbee team, and was awarded the Spirit of the Game Award at D1 College Nationals in both 2014 and 2016. She teaches vocal music, theater, and coaches Ultimate Frisbee at Seattle Academy.
Originally from Houston, Nathan is active in commercial real estate. His mom was a classically trained pianist, and he and his wife met in the chorus for their high school musical (Brigadoon). Nathan loves to travel, play racket sports and bridge (the card game), and spend time with his family.
After singing highbrow choral music in college at Texas Christian University and with the Seattle Choral Company, Karl is happy to be singing the fabulous harmonies that jazz invites. He is his kids' chauffeur, a philosopher, and a board game enthusiast He’s also known for his homemade pizza.
Ted is an avid mountaineer who travels extensively to enjoy the mountains of the world. He has sung with most of the community choral groups in Seattle, including the Seattle and Tacoma Opera Choruses, and singswith his acapella quartet "KlapaDooWopella". As an attorney who does mediation and arbitration work, it's all about harmony for Ted!
Dave sang with the Seattle Choral Company and the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Chorus before joining BlueStreet Voices in 2008. Along with holding down the low notes in the choir, he's a percussionist, composer, and lyricist. He occasionally finds time during the summer to make homemade jams, jellies, and applesauce.
Paul grew up in Chicago suburbs and ended up in Washington by way of Colorado and Idaho. By day, he is a Sr. Project Manager in IT at Boeing, and by night, a vocal jazz singer. He loves bbq'ing various meats on his smoker and makes his own rubs. He spent a couple summers studying glacial geology on the Juneau Icefield
Barefooted PNW girl, Nicole Wright, breathes in the sound of the ocean, is called by everything blue, loves sci-fi when the good guys win and bleeds creativity. With two Little's underfoot, Nicole and her husband spend their days enjoying and surviving this delightful and exhausting season of life. To help with the surviving, Nicole sings with BlueStreet Voices.
Kathleen grew up in the Adirondacks of upstate New York, and ended up in Seattle via Dartmouth College and UC Berkeley. By day, she works for IBM doing Merger & Acquisitions. She loves cycling, hiking and traveling with her hubby and two 20-something sons. Kathleen’s personal philosophy is the same as the great jazz tune, “Look for the Silver Lining”.
Ann first heard about BlueStreet when her father Doug joined, and waited an entire nine months before she joined as well. She has been singing jazz, acapella, and music theater around the Seattle area for the last nine years. Her favorite jazz albums are Kevin Mahogany's My Romance and the Oscar Peterson Trio plays My Fair Lady.