Dayton's Chamber Choir

 

 

Musica singers come from all over the Miami Valley and beyond, and hold a variety of day jobs. Several of us are involved with music full time, while others can only pursue music after 5pm. The group rehearse every Tuesday evenings at Fairmont Presbyterian Church in Kettering, OH. If this looks like a group of people you'd like to sing with, contact us at musicadayton@gmail.com to learn more about auditioning.

 

Current Singers

 
SopranosAltosTenorsBaritones/Basses
Elyse FenstermacherDiane GentnerRiley BivensGary Brooks
Sophia MorrellHarriet Pence GrayJon BluntDan Duncan
Kristin RodzinkaSheila HartTim MagillFrank C. Gentner
Akiko StoweNatalie Tyrey
Elaina Vimmerstedt

Artistic Director - Ginger Minneman

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Please welcome, Musica's new Artistic Director for the 2019-2019 season, Ginger Minneman! (Official bio coming soon.)

Accompanist - Kristina Ahlstrom

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Kristina Ahlstrom of Springfield, Ohio, enjoys an active career as a solo performer and collaborative pianist. She is currently completing a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance at Wright State University, where she is also a member of the keyboard faculty. Kristina is very pleased to study with Dr. Jackson Leung.

Kristina was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance. Kristina relocated to Springfield, Ohio over 10 years ago with her daughter, Madalyn. 

In addition to her position at Wright State University, Kristina is the accompanist for the Springfield Children’s Chorus, the Dayton Chamber Ensemble, Musica, and serves as the choral accompanist for Beavercreek High School and Beavercreek Middle Schools. Kristina has enjoyed positions as the organist and accompanist at churches for over 20 years. Her current position is at First Presbyterian Church as Director of Music and Organist, in Marysville, Ohio. In addition, Kristina has been the accompanist for many choral activities at various elementary, junior, and high schools throughout Ohio.

Ms. Ahlstrom’s other professional musical activities include rehearsing and playing for musical theater productions, private piano, voice, and organ instruction, teaching a music class to preschoolers, accompanying a wide variety of soloists, duo piano performances, and supporting music and the arts in the community. Kristina enjoys cooking, baking, entertaining, and figure skating.