About de Angelis Vocal Ensemble

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Robert De Carlo

Robert De Carlo, a native of New York City, has grown up in Orange County, attending San Clemente High School and Cal State Fullerton. He is also a very well rounded musician having received a Juris Doctorate when he was thinking about pursuing a legal career! Returning to the musical world he has sung in numerous ensembles and churches, including the First Presbyterian Church of New York City, Holy Family Cathedral, Our Lady Queen of Angels in Newport Beach and was a soloist at the Crystal Cathedral. He is also one of the original members of de Angelis. He currently is the Music Director at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Laguna Niguel.

Joel Nesvadba

Baritone Joel Nesvadba (pronounced “nes-VAHD-ba”) is a passionate performer of early music, especially that of the Medieval and Renaissance eras. He has toured both nationally and internationally, singing with the Boston Camerata, the Broken Consort, the Bach Collegium San Diego, and the Texas Early Music Project. In 2016, he was soloist in the Boston Camerata’s “The Night’s Tale,” a show The Boston Globe praised for its “rousing theater” and exclaimed “. . . very few evenings are as rewarding.” He has also performed at the San Francisco Early Music Society’s Berkeley Festival and Exhibition, the Amherst Early Music Festival, and the Boston Early Music Festival’s Fringe Concert Series. Additionally, Joel is active in contemporary popular music. He has worked with the electronic artist and DJ Moby, as a background vocalist, guitarist and pianist. Nesvadba is currently completing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Early Music Performance at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music.

Jae Park

Jae Park is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). While attending CSULB, Mr. Park has performed with the University Chamber Choir, the University Choir, and the Men’s Chorus. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Southern California (USC). While attending USC, Mr. Park performed with the USC Concert Choir and the USC Chamber Singers under the direction of Magen Solomon and Jo-Michael Scheibe respectively. He has also studied voice with Gary Glaze. Additionally, Mr. Park sings with the Golden Bridge, and is the resident cantor as a member of the Clarion Singers and the Choir of St. James.

Paul Sobosky

Paul is a Southern California native and alum of the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California. He is proud to join the de Angelis Vocal Ensemble for another season.  While at the University of Southern California, Paul was a member of the award winning Thornton Chamber Choir for five years under the direction of Dr. William Dehning, which toured Europe and Asia.  Currently, Paul sings professionally with groups all over Southern California.  He performs regularly at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl as a member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.  Additionally, Paul has performed with the Pacific Chorale and John Alexander Singers, as section leader for Church of the Good Shepherd Methodist in Arcadia, and as a professional caroler in many holiday quartets.  When he’s not singing, he also pursues a career as an audio and recording engineer and computer consultant.

Michael Turnblom

Michael Turnblom came to Los Angeles from Washington D.C., where he worked in choral music and musical theatre. As a singer, he has performed with True Concord, the National Philharmonic Chorale, the Choir of St. James’ in the City, and the Salt Lake Choral Artists. His stage credits include the Seagle Music Colony, Southern Arizona Opera, Utah Opera, Arbor Opera Theatre, and Spoleto Vocal Arts Symposium. Michael is multilingual and has worked with ensembles in Italy, Brazil, Great Britain, and throughout the United States. His original compositions include two award-winning oratorios and the book, lyrics, and music for a new musical. Currently, Michael serves as the Director of Vocal Music at Eagle Rock Jr. /Sr. High School in Los Angeles.