Allison Selby Cook

Allison Selby Cook

Allison Selby Cook Allison Selby Cook is a Chicago-based singer, actor, and multi-instrumentalist specializing in early music.  She is so pleased to be joining Newberry Consort twice this season, as both a singer and a baroque violist.  After studying with Ellen...
Candace Smith

Candace Smith

Candace Smith Candace Smith was born in Los Angeles but has lived in Europe since 1975 (in Italy since 1978). She received her Bachelor’s Degree in music in California (CSUN) and was particularly active in the field of contemporary music before going to the Schola...
Magaly Cordero

Magaly Cordero

Magaly Cordero Magaly Cordero has performed operatic roles with the Cedar Rapids Opera Theater, Evanston’s The Savoyaires, and Chamber Opera Chicago.  She has also sung with the South Shore Opera Company, Music Theater Works, and Wisconsin’s Music by the...
Beverly Simmons

Beverly Simmons

Beverly Simmons Beverly Simmons is a singer, arts administrator, and graphic designer. She earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in Early Music Performance Practices at Stanford University. Her career has included positions as a university...
Nythia Martinez

Nythia Martinez

Nythia Martinez Nythia Martinez has had the privilege of being choral and musical theater director at Northside College Preparatory High School since 2004. Nythia is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Music, where she earned a Master’s of Vocal Performance...