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 – Soprano
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.
Nicole – Soprano
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.
Angela – Soprano
Angela grew up in Seattle, WA and is a true Pacific Northwest native. She works as a music teacher for her 9 to 5, and dances both swing and salsa on the weekends. Her favorite jazz artist is Ella Fitzgerald.
Leslie’s music background includes touring with Voices of Baha all over the world. She has a PhD in psychotherapy, and has worked as an Assistant Director on TV series such as Charlie’s Angels and Cagney & Lacey. Currently, she studies film and stage directing.
Leslie – Soprano
Kaitlin - Soprano
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.
Kathleen – Alto
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”.
Aubry – Alto
Ann – Alto
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.
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Elisabeth - Alto
Brian – Tenor
A few decades ago, Brian was wrangled into high school jazz choir by Bluestreet’s own Dave Cross, and he’s never stopped singing. He lives by the words “If you always tell the truth, you never have to remember what you said,” and finds peace on the golf course.
Nathan – Tenor
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.
Doug was born and raised in Indiana where he sang throughout high school and college. After a few decades off, he took up the hobby again, now singing in community groups. In his free time, Doug enjoys hiking, golf, and (trying) to play jazz piano.
Doug – Tenor
Karl - Tenor
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.
Paul – Bass
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
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!
Ted – Bass
Mark started his singing career as a boy alto and has now graduated to man bass. When he doesn’t sing, he helps people navigate land use and environmental regulations as a consultant and mediator. Music preferences? Noir jazz, Basie-esque gospel, and Caribbean beats.
Mark – Bass
Dave – Bass
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.
Michael - Bass
Michael's musical influences are a fusion of a capella college harmony, jazz choir, musical theater, rock music, and pop culture. By day, he is a civil litigation attorney. His favorite jazz song is I've Got You Under My Skin, by Sinatra or Ella.