About de Angelis Vocal Ensemble


Stephanie Aston

Stephanie Aston, Soprano, (D.M.A., UCSD; M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; B.Mus., U. North Texas) has performed classical music including Early Music, Opera, and Contemporary works, including American and World Premieres, at venues including REDCAT, Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Music Shed of the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Campbell Recital Hall at Stanford University, the Conrad Prebys Music Center at UCSD, and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles.

Audrey Donaldson

Audrey Donaldson hails from Rancho Cucamonga, CA. She loves choral music, and is happy to have had the opportunity to perform with deAngelis for the past three years. She currently is the Director of Music at St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church, and enjoys directing, accompanying, and singing a wide variety of music styles in this position. Most recently she directed a group of 100 musicians in a tribute concert honoring the canonization of St. John Paul II. When she is not running after her four children, she enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and baking.

Elizabeth Ladizinsky

Elizabeth Ladizinsky, soprano, has been a member of the de Angelis Vocal Ensemble since its first season.  She is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach, where she studied both classical and jazz music.  She has performed with various ensembles in Southern California, including Zephyr: Voices Unbound, the Los Angeles Chamber Singers and Cappella, the Concord Ensemble, Tesserae, Musica Angelica and the Los Angeles Mozart Orchestra, and she is also a founding member of the vocal jazz quartet “Corner Pocket.”  Elizabeth has been a soprano soloist and section leader at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills since 1994.  While she doesn’t consider herself extremely prolific, she loves to dabble in vocal arranging, and her arrangements have been performed by Zephyr, Corner Pocket, Improvoz (the vocal jazz ensemble at CSULB), and at Angels’ Stadium and the Arrowhead Pond.

Lauren McCaul

Lauren McCaul is a native of Orange County, and has been singing all over the OC for most of her life.  Ms. McCaul attended Chapman University where she received a BM in Vocal Performance, and has since been singing in small ensembles and several Catholic Churches throughout the Diocese of Orange.  She has performed as soloist for several major works including Mozart’s Sparrow Mass, Schubert’s Mass in G, Finzi’s In Terra Pax, Bach’s Magnificat, Mozart’s Solemn Vespers, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Haydn’s Heiligmesse and Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise.  Ms. McCaul is currently a staff musician at St. Edward the Confessor in Dana Point, St. Timothy’s in Laguna Niguel and the Mission Basilica in San Juan Capistrano as well as one of the original sopranos for de Angelis Vocal Ensemble.

Sarah Parga

Sarah Parga is a native of San Diego, CA, where she began her music study at the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts.  She earned her B.A. in Music from UCLA, specializing in Vocal Performance and Jazz Studies. She is currently a section leader and soloist at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Beverly Hills. She has performed with the Beverly Hills Symphony, Musica Angelica Baroque, Tesserae, and at the Corona del Mar Baroque Music Festival, the Long Beach Bach Festival, the Redondo Beach Baroque Festival, and the Whittier Bach Festival.

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