Sheila Bristow is a church musician, accompanist, and composer living in Tacoma, WA. She holds degrees in composition and organ performance from Cornish College of the Arts and the University of Washington. Ms. Bristow is an Affiliate Artist at Pacific Lutheran University, where she works with young singers in recital and on the opera stage. She also serves as Organist & Choirmaster at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Kenmore, and sings with Choral Arts.
Cellist Rich Eckert has a doctorate from the Eastman School of Music, and has held teaching positions at Colgate University, Hamilton College, and New Mexico State University. He has played frequently with the Seattle Symphony, Seattle Opera, and the Pacific Northwest Ballet. He has also played for feature film soundtracks, such as The Incredible Hulk, and The Valkyrie, and has played for the Halo video game franchise. He regularly performs and records in the Seattle area as soloist and in ensemble, and has appeared with the Seattle Pro Musica, Opus 7, Seattle Women's Chorus, Cascadian Chorale, City Cantabile Choir, Seattle Jewish Chorale, Lucia Neare's Theatrical Wonders, Valse Cafe Orchestra, Windsong Trio, Philharmonia Northwest, and the Northwest Symphony Orchestra.
Rachel Yoder is a clarinetist based in the Seattle area, currently performing with the Seattle Modern Orchestra, Madera Wind Quintet and the Odd Partials clarinet/electronics duo. Rachel is editor of The Clarinet, journal of the International Clarinet Association, and works as adjunct professor of music at the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA. She has performed and presented throughout the United States, including appearances at conferences of the International Clarinet Association, International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), and Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS). She holds a doctorate in clarinet from the University of North Texas, and also holds degrees from Michigan State University and Ball State University.