Vance Reese , D.M.Departmental Accompanist
M.M., Southern Methodist University
B.M., Scarritt College
Organist, coach-accompanist, double-bassist, and singer
Current Performances: pianist and Assistant Director for the Asheville Symphony Chorus; coach-accompanist for the Asheville Lyric Opera (formerly served as chorus master); departmental organist at Christ School; keyboard and cantorial soloist at Congregation Beth Ha Tiphila; frequent guest organist at regional churches and colleges; co-principal double bassist for the Asheville Symphony Orchestra.
Professional Affiliations: co-founder of Opera Creations (Asheville, NC performance company specializing in Gilbert & Sullivan operettas).