| Samela Aird Beasom,
soprano, began her career with the Roger Wagner Chorale as a soloist
in the Renaissance and Baroque repertoire, touring extensively
throughout the United States and Japan. She has since been featured
with numerous other ensembles, including I Cantori, the Los Angeles
Master Chorale, the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group, and
the Los Angeles Music Center Opera, with whom she has performed more
than forty productions. Ms. Beasom has been featured soloist at the
Carmel Bach Festival, the Santa Cruz Baroque Festival, the Corona
del Mar Baroque Festival and the Ojai Festival. Ms. Beasom is the
primary soprano soloist with L.A.'s Musica Angelica Baroque
Orchestra and A Musicall Dreame. She can be heard on the 1995
recording of Songs for Clarinet and Soprano by Gordon Jacobs.
Ms. Beasom is a founding member of Voxfire and is also active as a
private instructor in both voice and strings.