Vocal Colors

Vocal Colors
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020
2:00 PM
Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall
Quint Harris, Director

The Birmingham Voices with The Cathedral Brass of Birmingham, AL

Solo Performances for Qualified Ensembles
Solo choral and instrumental ensembles are invited to audition for this select opportunity on the DCINY Concert Series.
Contact us about this concert and future performance opportunities.

Participating Ensembles:

The Birmingham Voices with The Cathedral Brass of Birmingham

The Birmingham Voices with The Cathedral Brass of Birmingham


Quint Harris

Dr. Quint Harris, DMA is the Director of Music & Arts Ministries at Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church in Birmingham, AL where he directs the Chancel Choir, Bell Choir, and Youth Choir as well as supervises the music staff. In addition to his position at VHUMC, Quint is an adjunct professor at Samford University. Prior to Vestavia Hills UMC he was the Director of Music Ministries at Paradise Valley United Methodist Church in Phoenix, AZ. He has a Bachelor’s in Music Education from the University of Mississippi, a Master’s in Music Education from the University of Alabama, and the Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from the University of Alabama. Throughout his career Quint has enjoyed teaching and directing on the Middle School and High School levels as well as part-time and full-time church music ministry. Quint is a member of ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) and FUMMWA (The Fellowship of the United Methodist Church in Music and Worship Arts) where he has served as the Handbell Committee Chair and the Membership Committee Chair. Quint is married to Paige Pittman Harris, CPA, and they have three active children, Colin (20), Sarah Beth (17), and Nate (15).

The Birmingham Voices is a collaborative choir from five local Birmingham churches and members of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra Chorus. The connecting churches are Cahaba Heights United Methodist, St. Mark United Methodist, Trinity United Methodist, Vestavia Hills Baptist, and Vestavia Hills Methodist. The choir was formed from individuals from each group making the decision to commit to this Carnegie Hall performance as well as rehearsals and performances that prepared them for their Carnegie debut. The choir features highly experienced singers and music educators, as well as people who have been singing for a short time. Cathedral Brass of Birmingham was established in 2018 as a professional ensemble specializing in the performance of sacred and secular music for organ and brass. Performing a wide variety of music ranging from Renaissance motets to the most contemporary pieces, The five members represent over 150 years of performance experience in some of the finest chamber groups, symphony orchestras, church ensembles, and military bands from across the country. The members of Cathedral Brass of Birmingham are Dr. Jim Zingara, trumpet; Dr. Carly Johnson, trumpet; Mr. James Baker, horn; Dr. Doug Bristol, trombone; Mr. R. Scott Robertson, tuba.