Rachel Carlson

Artistic Director and Founder of Six Degree Singers

Rachel is the Visiting Director of Choral Activities at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV where she conducts the Shepherd University Chamber Singers, Women’s Camerata, and Masterworks Chorale and teaches choral methods and conducting. In 2014, she was nominated for a Wammie (Washington Area Music Award) for best Classical Conductor/ Director.

Rachel has toured extensively with professional choirs across the country, appearing as a soprano soloist with the Washington Master Chorale, Washington Bach Consort, Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Oregon Bach Festival, True Concord Voices and Orchestra, Vox Humana, and Washington Revels and as a professional choral singer with Conspirare and the Manhattan Chorale.

Rachel holds Bachelor’s degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Education from the University of Maryland, a Master’s degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a DMA in Choral Conducting from the University of Maryland. Visit her website for more information.

 

Katelyn G. Aungst

Assistant Artistic Director

Katelyn is a versatile young soprano, chorister and music educator who lends her voice to many ensembles in the D.C.-metro area. She regularly appears as a chorus member and soloist with the Washington Bach Consort and sings with the internationally renowned University of Maryland Chamber Singers as a guest artist. As a member of the Six Degree Singers, Katelyn leads the soprano section. During the day, she does her best to inspire the voices of elementary school students in Montgomery County Public Schools


Sopranos

Katelyn G. Aungst*

Katelyn G. Aungst*

Sarah Whitmire

Sarah Whitmire

Stephanie Baker

Stephanie Baker

Libbi Rivera

Libbi Rivera

Beth Stahl

Beth Stahl

Emily Goldhammer

Emily Goldhammer

Lori Crossland

Lori Crossland

Andrea Hartman

Andrea Hartman

Monica Wixon

Monica Wixon

Meagan Roloff

Meagan Roloff

Mel Troxell

Mel Troxell

Emily Petty

Emily Petty

Jean Ennis

Jean Ennis


Altos

Megan S. Woods*

Megan S. Woods*

Rebecca Maurer

Rebecca Maurer

Angela Pope

Angela Pope

Katy Bristow

Katy Bristow

Rachel Sanderoff

Rachel Sanderoff

Elena Zeltser

Elena Zeltser

Justine Beaulieu

Justine Beaulieu

Lauren A. McDermott

Lauren A. McDermott

Charlotte Deibel

Charlotte Deibel

Maylin Jue

Maylin Jue

Isabel Hernandez-Cata

Isabel Hernandez-Cata

Celia Studt

Celia Studt

 

Tenors

David Travis*

David Travis*

Ben Austrin-Willis

Ben Austrin-Willis

Andrew Exner

Andrew Exner

Jim Eustice

Jim Eustice

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Robert Bruce

Robert Bruce

Matthew Dayton

Matthew Dayton

Jeff Rice

Jeff Rice

Cameran Alavi

Cameran Alavi

Danny Bates

Danny Bates

 

Basses

Zack Henderson*

Zack Henderson*

Alden Michels

Alden Michels

Matt Sims

Matt Sims

Benjamin Groves

Benjamin Groves

Ken Rossato

Ken Rossato

Tim Slattery

Tim Slattery

Scott T. Harris

Scott T. Harris

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith

Daniel Lakin

Daniel Lakin

Arnold McNeal

Arnold McNeal

Carlos Coral

Carlos Coral

Steve Silver

Steve Silver

Mike Held

Mike Held

 

* Denotes section leader

 

ACCOMPANIST

Marc Donnelly

Marc Donnelly

Board of Directors

Ken Rossato, Chair

Ken Rossato, Chair

Carlos Coral

Carlos Coral

Maylin Jue, Treasurer

Maylin Jue, Treasurer

Justine Beaulieu

Justine Beaulieu

Ed Maclary

Ed Maclary

Betsy Fulford

Betsy Fulford

Lauren A. McDermott

Lauren A. McDermott

Rachel Carlson

Rachel Carlson

 

Executive Committee

Lauren A. McDermott, Executive Director

Lauren A. McDermott, Executive Director

Jim Eustice, Member Relations and Communications Director

Jim Eustice, Member Relations and Communications Director

Andrea Hartman, Operations Director

Andrea Hartman, Operations Director

Rachel Carlson, Artistic Director

Rachel Carlson, Artistic Director

Maylin Jue, Fundraising and Finance Director

Maylin Jue, Fundraising and Finance Director

Sarah Whitmire, PR Director

Sarah Whitmire, PR Director