MBM TALENTS PRESENTS...
Melody Long Anglin - soprano, concert and wedding harpist with more
Please let me introduce you to some of the
most talented musicians ever...
Other MbM Talents...
Zoriy Zinger - Violin
Zoriy Zinger started his remarkable career as a violin player at the age of six. His professional education and great experience as a soloist of the Russian Symphony Orchestra, lead him to a great career in America. Besides his continued performances with MbM Talents Apex String Duo, Trio and Chamber Orchestra, Zoriy has performed at the Metropolitan Museum of New York for Faberge Collection; at Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art; for Ray Charles in Trenton Memorial Museum and for Ricky Martin, in Madison Square Gardens, at the New York ' Russian Tea Room for New Year's Eve and has appeared on "Inside Editions" Weddings Special Program. He was also featured at Gracie Mansion for the 1997 National Mayor's Conference and has made appearances on ABC's "Regis and Kathie Lee Show" . CBS and ABC and Russian Radio , all aired programs devoted to the String Quartet he performed with.
Zoriy Zinger continues his slendid musical career in Florida with the Apex String Trio and MbM Talents. He has over 25 years of experience playing in groups, as a soloist and as a strolling violinist. His extensive repertoire covers a wide variety of music from classical to jazz, contemporary, Broadway and ethnic favorites ranging from American standard to Gypsy, Russian, Italian, Irish, Latin and many others.
Tereasa Payne - Flute
Tereasa Payne, is a versatile flutist with vast Orchestral, Broadway shows, recitals and chamber music experiences. Tereasa's performances as a freelance flutist have taken her around her current homestate of Florida, as well as throughout the United States, Canada, England, Switzerland, and Italy. Besides his continuing appearances with the MbM Talents' Apex Ensembles, she is a member of the Central Florida Symphony, the Seaside Music Theater Orchestra, the Southwest Florida Symphony, and the Craig Turley Orchestras (providing music for the National touring Broadway shows throughout Florida). She is also a regular performer with the Valdosta Symphony, the Ormond Beach Symphony, and the Spanish Lyric Theater Orchestra.
Tereasa studied with Marianne Gedigian at Boston University, Trygve Peterson at Arizona State University, Patricia Masek at Augustana College, and Cynthia Meyers (currently the piccoloist with the Boston Symphony) in Omaha, Nebraska. Presently she is the Adjunct Instructor of Flute and Chamber Music at both Daytona Beach Community College and Bethune-Cookman College.
Though trained as a classical flutist, Tereasa has broaden her field of expertise by adding clarinet, saxophones, and ethnic flutes to her repertoire of instruments; allowing Tereasa to delve into many worlds of music, including classical, Broadway, jazz, and pop music. Tereasa has had the pleasure of collaborating with such artists as: Frank Sinatra Jr., Stephanie Powers, Dennis DeYoung of STYX, Sandy Duncan, Nestor Torres, Ralna English, Susan Egan, Sal Viviano, Bobby Vinton, Bebe Neuwirth, Robert Goulet, Shirley Jones, Marla Schaffel, John Vickery, Robert Evans, Conrad John Schuck, Amy Grant, and Michael W. Smith.
Simon Hutchings - Sax and Clarinet
Simon Hutchings, woodwinds artist and a native of London, England is completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Solo Performance there under the guidance of Dr. Joseph Wytko. He presently is Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone and Chamber Music at Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Florida, and at Daytona Beach Community College. A founding member of the Helios Saxophone Quartet, Simon has performed throughout the US, including the 2003 World Saxophone Congress in Minneapolis, MN, and a 2004 New York City debut at Merkin Concert Hall. The group also served as Artists-in-Residence for the 2003-4 season at Brevard College in North Carolina.
Simon is a versatile performer and teacher in many varied musical genres and currently enjoys a busy performing schedule. Besides his continuing appearances with the MbM Talents' Apex Ensembles, Simon has been alto saxophonist with the Joseph Wytko Saxophone Quartet from1998 to 2004, and has performed with many ensembles from Arizona, Florida, and elsewhere, including the Phoenix Symphony, the Valdosta Symphony, and the USAF Falconaires. He currently performs as a member of the Seaside Music Theater Orchestra in Daytona Beach, FL, where he plays flute, clarinet, and saxophones, and performs with many of the touring Broadway shows and national acts. Some of the artists he has accompanied include Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis, Robert Goulet, Shirley Jones, Micheal W. Smith, Frankie Avalone, and Marie Osmond.
While in London Simon reached the semi-final stage of the BBC 2 'Young Musician of the Year' competition, and performed at the Henley Arts Festival's 'Young Musicians Platform' two years running. Since moving to the US Simon has been a winner of many international competitions including the 2003 Fishcoff Chamber Music Competition (Gold Medal), the 2003 Coleman Chamber Music Competition (1st Prize), and the 2000 Monterey Bay Chamber Music Competition, in Carmel, CA (1st Prize). Simon can be heard on the CD Trinity Fair, released in 1994 on Hep Records, featuring the Trinity College Big Band with Bob Florence, and as a member of the Joseph Wytko Saxophone Quartet, on that group's CD recording Entangoment (Time Grabber Digital 2000).
Robert and Deborah DeGaetano - Flute, Guitar, Sax, Rhythm
Robert and Deborah DeGaetano hold their Bachelor of Music Degrees in performance from Stetson University. As a flutist, Deborah studied with Dr. Jean West, a student of the late Geoffrey Gilbert, a world-renowned teacher. Deborah has also acquired Levels I, II, and III in Orff Schulwerk training, studied Musik Garten at the University of Miami, and most recently gained a certification in Montessori Music in Rochester, N.Y. As a guitarist and saxophonist, Bob received his instruction from Dr. Stephen Robinson of Stetson -- a protégé of Andre Segovia, and was also first chair sax player in the U.S. Army Band.
Their Flute and Guitar duo "Daybreak" began in a rehearsal that changed to a wedding for the two artists - Finding their personalities as well as their instruments complimented one another they were married. They continued study with the renowned pianist/composer Harold Blanchard of New Smyrna Beach, FL whose expertise encompasses jazz as well as classical music. Now "Daybreak's" duo is a force in itself. From jazz, pops, Broadway, folk, sacred and classical music, this flute, sax, guitar duo, with some vocals and rhythm combinations with or without sound tracks is suitable for multiple venues. They have played for museums, galleries, fundraisers, weddings, receptions, and corporate events through out Central Eastern Florida, for Lutheridge, the North Carolina Lutheran retreat and most recently have joined MbM Talents, the MbM Apex Ensembles and the Harmonious Life and Health Orchestra. Robert and Deborah DeGaetano make their home in Deland, Florida.
Victor Bowers - Violin
Victor Bowers is a world class violinist well known for his technical abilities, fluid expressiveness and interpretive sensitivities. He began his musical studies at age 6 and gave his first public performance, on television, at age 8. His teachers include professor Sabina Micarelli and Dr. Ayako Yonetani of the University of Central Florida (UCF), Joseph Scheer, concertmaster for the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, and further coaching at The Juilliard School with Professor Sally Thomas. While earning his degrees in Business and Music at UCF, he held post as concertmaster of the University Orchestra.
An experienced performer, Victor has played for many Christian evangelists and evangelical crusades, Florida's Governor Charlie Crist, Sea World and Walt Disney World, while remaining a regular performer for SuperChannel WACX television productions. He has toured internationally in South Korea and Brazil for Christian music mission ventures, has played with the Orlando Philharmonic and Brevard Symphony Orchestra, and the touring orchestras for Marvin Hamlisch and the rock group "Kansas." Aside from the above, he continues performing extensively for weddings, private functions and multi-denominational churches across the United States. When working with MbM Talents and the Apex Strings, along with Harmonious Life and Health Institutes' Concerts for Health and Healing programs, Victor is hired specifically for his creative abilities of improvisation and his precision performances, as well as his heart felt interpretations which bring God's love into our healing concerts.
To his credit are two recordings: "Songs & Strings"--duet recording with his sister, vocalist Angela Courte, released in 1993, and a 1999 self-titled recording "Victor Bowers, Violin with Vocal Orchestra." Both CDs feature sacred hymns and gospel favorites. Victor presently resides in Orlando, Florida.
Mary Christine Bos - Violin & Flute
Mary Christine Bos, violinist and flutist, comes from a family of talented musicians. She began her formal violin training at the age of six and flute at the age of eleven. Mary is an honor graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Music, has been a distinguished member of numerous esteemed symphony orchestras in Oklahoma, Colorado, and Florida and currently performs with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bach Festival Orchestra, and Walt Disney World, as well as for MbM Talents and the Apex Chamber Ensembles. She has toured with notable artists such as Natalie Cole, Ray Charles, Burt Bacharach, Andy Williams, Dionne Warwick, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, The Moody Blues, Sandy Patti, Regis & Kathie Lee, Smokey Robinson, Neil Sedaka, Henry Mancini, Marvin Hamlish, and most recently Beth Neilson Chapman.
Whether strolling, playing in string quartets or with the Apex Ensembles of MbM Talents, Mary is a wonderful, creative presence. With her BM degree in Composition she composes, arranges and transcribes music on the spot, as well as uses her skills in formal music-writing settings for Anglin House Publishing and for Walt World Fantasy Weddings. Mary has set many of Melody's originals to ensemble orchestrations.
Mary shares her love of music in the teaching arena and has over two dozen students many of which are award winning who progress into local youth orchestras and receive college musical scholarships. Mary presently resides in Orlando, Florida with her husband Michael and daughter Christine.
Griff Moore - Pianist
Whether playing for American and Global Corporate Events, Holocaust Memorial Events, the 41st President of the United States -George H. Bush, or churches and concert series, Griff Moore's experience and love for God and music are ever present. He is a graduate of Oral Roberts University after which he taught Piano in Brussels, Belgium where he had many opportunities to travel and work with many nationalities throughout Europe, including some of the Soviet Bloc Countries, and some in the Middle East and Asia. Whatever the language barriers may have been, it was always overcome by the language of God's love, among His people. Today Griff makes his home in Orlando, Florida. There he continues his concert work, performs with MbM Talents and the Harmonious Life and Health Orchestra and has added "One Piano - 4 hands" and Piano and Harp Duos to his instrumentations. He is a composer, arranger and recording artist with a solo CD entitled, Remember Your Dreams. His poise and grace come from God his Father as he uses the full range of the keyboard to create passionate interpretations of well known songs in a semi-classical style. He is inspired by the quote of A.W. Tozier, "Every true work of art praises God apart from the composer's intentions because it could not have been written without the gifts from which God gave His creation."
Dr. Jane Hoffman - Flute
Dr. Jane Hoffman was a faculty member at Humboldt State University in California for eight years before going back to school for the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from SUNY Stony Brook New York. She received that degree in 1995. She has traveled abroad to study in Nice, France and on the same journey performed several concerts in Mallorca, Spain. She was a member of the Contemporary Chamber Players through Stony Brook University and performed in the Miller Theater at Columbia University in NYC. She was a participant in the internationally known Sarasota Music Festival in 1993. She also earned her Masters Degree from Cal State Northridge in 1984. For the past 8 years she has been the Director of the Hecht School of Music in Sarasota Florida. She is a frequent performer in the Sarasota-Tampa Bay area. She enjoys her seasonal work with the Sarasota Opera (6 seasons). She is a member of Trio Voila, flute,viola and guitar, released her first CD in 2002 "A Journey" , and also plays with local jazz musicians in many venues. She has enjoyed performance with the Craig Turley Orchestra, a touring group throughout Florida accompanying artists such as, Brian Wilson "Pet Sounds" of the Beach Boys, Olivia Newton John, Clay Aiken, Michael Bolton, Anne Murray, Michael W. Smith and music of Led Zepplin. She spends her summers teaching at Interlochen Summer Arts Camps and will be returning for the next season performing with MbM Talents and the Harmonious Life and Health Orchestra.
For Bookings please contact: MbM Talents
Melody Long Anglin, Concert Harpist and Vocalist
1500 Beville Road, Suite 606-300, Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Phone: 386-767-7862 Fax: 386-756-1356 email@example.com