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Annika Andersson-Coming Soon

Cindy Cockerell has been performing with Cantare since 2012. Her experience includes local musical theater and church groups for over 20 years. She and her husband have three children and six grandchildren. Her interests include health, fitness and science.

Jessica Dickens lives in Pollock Pines with her husband and 6-year old son. Jessica
began singing at age 12 and has performed with many choral groups, including the Sunnyvale Valley Chorale, Valley Choral Society and UC Davis University Chorus. She enjoys true crime
books, crossword puzzles and making people laugh.


Linda Ford Hughes, a retired schoolteacher, has been singing in choral groups since elementary school. She joined Cantare in 2010. She and husband, Floyd, are active in the
Placerville Church of the Nazarene and enjoy traveling.

Robin Milner-Coming Soon

Carrie Penaloza, soprano, joined Cantare in 2015. Born in Napa, residing many years  outside California, she returned to Shingle Springs in 2010. Involved since childhood in choruses, church choirs and community chorales, she has two grown children. She enjoys music/singing, dancing, travel, and reading.

Alanna Schlag-Coming Soon

Allora Schlag-Coming Soon


Jacey Hill-Coming Soon

Ann Hoyt-Coming Soon


Judy Hunt-Brown.  Music has been important throughout her life.  She played the piano, sang in choirs, and graduated from SDSU with a degree in Music. Following a career in education as a teacher and elementary school principal, she is now reestablishing her musical roots as a third year Cantare member.

Kathy Keleshian grew up California and the Bay Area.  She now lives in Shingle
Springs.  Her family includes husband, Phil, daughter, son, and seven wonderful grandchildren who live in the area. She worked in education and is retired.  She sang in high school, college and church choirs in addition to Cantare.  


Ruth O’Shea moved from South Carolina to Shingle Springs with her husband in 1986. A Registered Nurse with a Master’s Degree in Nursing from Emory University, retired and serves as a Faith Community Nurse at the Church of the Nazarene. Ruth joined Cantare in 1994 and is President of the corporation.

Donna Trevino born in Kansas, raised in Sacramento vacationed at Sly Park often. She and husband, Ed, consider this area just about as close to perfect as a location can get and moved here in 1980 to raise their two boys. She teaches at El Dorado High.


Alex Grambo-Coming Soon


Doug Rose-Coming Soon


Curtis Sanders-Coming Soon


Karl Collins-Coming Soon


Paul Hoagland-Coming Soon

Ed Lucas is a California native who lives in Nevada City joined Cantare in September 2017 “in search of a voice”.  He began singing in 1988 with the Capitolaires (13 yrs.), Grass Valley Male Voice Choir (16 yrs.), and Placer Pops Chorale (2 yrs.).  Ed holds a BS from Sac State University with a teaching credential in Biology.

Stanley Price, baritone, learned to sing in mid-life with the Gold Rush Chorus, Placerville.  He sang with the SCSO for 10 years under Donald Kendrick.  His musical tastes are "omnivorous”, and his favorite music is "live music".  Cantare needs Stanley because of a severe beard shortage.

Al Woods had been a member of Cantare since 2011, has been involved in choral singing since elementary school. He has also sung in gospel quartets and mixed quartets. Al holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and worked in the aerospace industry prior to arriving in Placerville
in 2009.

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