Named for an organ stop which seeks to imitate the sound of the human voice, the Vox Humana trio seeks to perform a cappella vocal ensemble music as a true chamber music idiom. Its repertoire ranges from early music to the contemporary. Its members, Maryte Bizinkauskas, Martina Ferrante, Randy McGee and Ed Milham are professional solo and ensemble performers as well as veteran educators.
Ms. Bizinkauskas studied at the esteemed Curtis Institute of Music, and was a national winner of the Metropolitan Opera Auditions. She has performed with the Santa Fe Opera, the Vilnius Opera, the Kaunas Music Theater, as well as in leading roles in Germany and Canada. She has been a guest artist with the Kaunas Philharmonic Orchestra, the South Jersey Symphony, the Brockton Symphony and Boston Bel Canto Opera.
Ms. Ferrante has performed throughout New England as soloist with the New Bedford Symphony, Plymouth Philharmonic, Brockton Symphony, and Quincy Symphony orchestras. For over a decade she sang under the direction of Sarah Caldwell with the Opera Company of Boston and toured with Opera New England. She has directed several church choirs in the Plymouth area and is currently the choir director at the Mayflower Congregational Church in Kingston, MA. In addition to teaching studio and class voice and diction classes at Bridgewater State University, she has taught voice at Eastern Nazarene College and in the Plymouth, Brockton, and Rockland public schools.
Dr. McGee is an active performer and teacher in the Boston area includes the Bach Cantata Series with internationally-acclaimed Emmanuel Music, Grammy-nominated Boston Baroque, the Handel and Haydn Society, and the Cantata Singers among his credits. Dr. McGee has sung under the direction of Helmuth Rilling, Seiji Ozawa, Robert Shaw and Harry Christophers. In addition to McGee's solo credits, his ensemble work includes the New York-based Waverly Consort and the Boston Early Music Festival. He directs Opera Theatre and teaches voice at Boston College. He also serves as Music Director for First Parish Kingston. McGee completed his Doctor of Arts in Vocal Performance and Conducting with honors from the University of Northern Colorado
Mr. Milham has performed as a vocalist with LiveARTS, the Franklin Performing
Arts Company, the Lowell Opera Company, the Merrimack Valley Broadway Ensemble,
the Savoyard Light Opera Company, the Newport Music Festival and the Boston
Philharmonic Orchestra. As a conductor, he served as the Interim Director of the
Bridgewater State University Alumni Choir. In addition, he has worked as music
director in several area churches including his current position as Choirmaster
of Trinity Episcopal Church in Wrentham, and has taught conducting clinics for
the Unitarian Universalist Musicians Network. He has toured in Russia and
Eastern Europe, and Scotland and England. In addition to his work at Bridgewater
State University, teaching voice classes and various other courses in music, he
provides private voice instruction at the Franklin School for the Performing
Last Modified: February 22, 2012