Juliana Beatie is in her first year of SCC. She is a 2018 summa cum laude Music Education – Dual Certification graduate of Evangel University. She currently teaches at Marshfield High School, as their Head Choir Director and Assistant Band Director/ Woodwind Technician. Previous to Marshfield, Juliana was the Director of Bands at Purdy, Missouri. Throughout her vocal and instrumental performing experience, Juliana has toured both nationally and internationally; primarily in Europe and Asia, and had the honor to perform with Grammy and Dove Award winners Sandi Patty, Gary Sumlyan, Steve Wiest, and Dave Pietro.
Emily Bowen-Marler is in her sixth year with the Springfield Chamber Chorus. She has sung with choirs throughout the United States and Europe. Emily has also been seen on stage in Springfield Little Theatre’s productions of Cats, Children of Eden, and Rent, and in Springfield Contemporary Theatre’s productions of The Secret Garden and Evita. She sings every chance she gets, and enjoys making up songs with her husband to sing to their little boy.
Amy Brammer has been teaching choral music in Missouri public schools since 2006, and has been a member of SCC since 2010. Amy earned her bachelor’s degree in music education and master’s degree in choral conducting from Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. She has served as a District or State Choir coordinator for the majority of her career, and currently serves on the State MCDA Board. Amy is blessed to teach choir at Ozark High School, and is active in her church praise team, chancel choir, and hand bell ensemble. She enjoys spending time with her best friend and SCC Artistic Director, Christopher Brammer, and three wonderful children, Wyatt, Will, and Izzy.
Shelly Renee’ Reece Clark has been singing in the Springfield Chamber Chorus since 2021. She began singing in church in Harrisonville, Missouri and was active in music under the direction of Ed Roberts (band) and Lisa Walker (choir). While attending Southwest Missouri State University (now MSU), she performed for five years under the direction of Dr. Guy B. Webb in the Concert Chorale, and Jerry Hoover and Belva Prather with the Bruin Pride Marching Band, Concert Bands and Flute Ensembles. She has a B.S. in Political Science and an MBA in Economics from Missouri State University. Shelly attended Oklahoma City University, a private, liberal arts school, for her Juris Doctorate in Law and practices family law and mediation. She lives in Republic MO with her husband Zane and their two sons Christian and Christopher and enjoys watching live music with local musicians.
Amelia Davidson currently teaches music history at Drury University. She holds degrees in Vocal Music Education and Choral Conducting from Missouri State University, as well as a PhD in Musicology from the University of Kansas. Davidson’s research focuses on Czech musical institutions and identity, and she has presented papers regarding Prague’s opera history both in the United States and internationally. Additionally, Davidson has arranged music and served as a clinician for area choral ensembles, and has served as a chorister for Walton Music since 2015. Davidson is a founding member of the Springfield Chamber Chorus and is beginning her fifth season with the ensemble.
Tiffany Ketterman is singing in the Springfield Chamber Chorus for the first time this year!
Katie Kring is a choral composer, writer-of-musicals, baker and Springfield Chamber Chorus alto since 2012. Katie’s choral works and commissions are performed internationally, and she has served as SCC’s Composer-in-Residence for several years. Her piece At the Hour of Closing was the winner of the 2019 MCDA Opus Award. Katie’s musical theatre works include Pearl, Onward, Farmers Market the Musical, In the Swim, Kelly the Destroyer vs. the Springfield Cobras, and Think Big for the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Katie is the owner of B+B Boulangerie & Bakery and KatieMade Baking & Cooking School. She received her MFA in Musical Theatre Writing at NYU and her BFA in music at the University of Michigan.
Stacey Elizabeth Luehrs is starting her eleventh season with the Springfield Chamber Chorus. She has performed twice with SCC at the annual MMEA State Conference, once at the MCDA Summer Convention, and sang in the chorus of Candide with the Springfield Regional Opera. Stacey also starred as the female vocal lead in the touring rock opera, The Eyes of The Realm. She resides in Springfield with her amazing husband (and fellow SCC member) Andrew. Stacey enjoys caring for others through Intrepid Hospice, traveling to Africa, and gardening. She has degrees in Criminology and Psychology from Drury University, and recently became a member of the Taskforce on the Culture of Drury University.
Vicky Scott is a Music Education methods instructor at Missouri State University, teaching professional education courses, advising, and supervising student teachers. Prior to her full-time position at Missouri State, Vicky had a thirty-year career teaching Elementary Vocal Music in the Springfield Public Schools. She has served as guest clinician for elementary honor choirs in the Springfield area. Vicky is married to fellow SCC member Jerry Scott. They are the proud parents of sons Jacob and Chris, daughter Maddison, daughters-in-law Sydney and Katie, and son-in-law Christopher. Vicky loves singing with the worship team at church, reading, planting flowers, snuggling her Schnauzer puppies, and Florida gulf coast beach time with her family. Most of all, she loves being Nani to her sweet grandbabies.
Haley Stegeman is a first year member of Springfield Chamber Chorus. She is a 2020 graduate of Missouri State University with her Bachelors of Vocal Music Education. Haley will begin her teaching career this fall – teaching middle and high school choir in the Spokane school district. In recent years, Haley served as Student Representative on the Missouri Choral Directors Association executive board for a two year term, and interned with the Boy’s and Girl’s Choirs of Springfield. Haley has toured extensively with the Missouri State Chorale including trips around the United States, Italy, Scandinavia, and China.
Courtney Wright is thrilled to be join the Springfield Chamber Chorus for the first time this season. She has been a music educator in southwest Missouri for the past 14 years, and currently teaches for Springfield Public Schools at Sequiota Elementary. She is also an online adjunct professor for Drury University in Springfield, MO. She conducted The Madrigal Singers and co-taught basic conducting at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, MO. Courtney is an active clinician and adjudicator in the southwest, MO area. She lives in Springfield, MO with her wife Sara and their one-year-old daughter Marleigh.