Jay Gardner is a versatile performer at home in opera, musical theater and cabaret. He has performed with the Dallas Opera, St. Petersburg (FL) Opera, Lyric Stage, Circle Theater, The Dallas Theater Center and Sammons Cabaret to name a few. He was a soloist in the Carnegie Hall Premier of Sing For The Cure and has appeared at the Crested Butte Music Festival in Colorado and the Cherry Creek Music Festival in Fredericksburg, Texas. In 2014 Jay had the honor of attending the prestigious Eugene O’Neill Theater Center as a Cabaret Fellow where he studied with international cabaret Artist Barb Junger and Tony and Emmy Award winner John McDaniel. He has also attended the St. Louis Cabaret Conference where he worked with Faith Prince, Marilyn Maye and Ann Hampton Callaway among others.
Jesse Fry, piano, holds a Bachelors degree in Instrumental Music Education from Asbury College and a Masters degree in Piano Pedagogy and Music Education from Southern Methodist University. He has worked for the Salvation Army of Texas as Assistant to the Divisional Music Director where his responsibilities included administering private lessons to brass players, percussionists and pianists at Salvation Army centers around the state. He also directed bands, choirs and assisted local music leaders throughout the state of Texas. In addition, he had the honor of traveling with the Salvation Army to Central and South America and regularly attends the Territorial Music Institute held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.