Elizabeth Nunez -Conductor

Elizabeth created and directs the Young Peoples’ Chorus of NYC Cantare Chorus and serves as vocal coach for YPC divisions. As the director of the YPC Satellite Schools program, she works with NYC Public Schools to bring a choral experience to almost 900 children annually.  Since joining YPC in 2004, Mrs. Nunez has led Cantare at International Choral Festivals in Kathaumixw, British Columbia and Llangollen, Wales. She made her conducting debut at Carnegie Hall with YPC and the New York Pops in 2007 and sang the soprano solos for Mendelssohn’s “A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream” at the Metropolitan Opera in 2007 and 2010.  She is also the co-founder and artistic director of the Soharmoniums. As a choral clinician, she gives workshops around the country and locally.  Mrs. Nunez received her Masters Degree in Music Education from the Univ. of Oklahoma and completed her undergraduate studies at Lee University.


Michele is a freelance collaborative pianist who performs in chamber music and duo-piano concerts.  She has been an accompanist for the Young People’s Chorus of NYC from the beginning, the bass-baritone Matthew Curran, Lisa Lubin’s voice studio in Livingston NJ, and for various local schools.  She attended William Paterson College and Mannes College of Music.

Michele Mestman -