Category: Herring Chamber Ensemble – Tenor

Michael Gray, tenor

Michael was born in Asheboro, NC and raised in Greenville, SC. He has served as Senior Pastor at Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Taylors, SC, for twenty-five years. His music education in college included a minor in music with a voice proficiency and participated in choir during his undergraduate education. In 2014 he earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana. He has directed both church and high school choirs and has sung with the Anderson chorale…

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Keith Jameson, tenor

Keith has enjoyed a 28-year career as a professional opera and concert singer. He has been heard nationally at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Los Angeles Opera, New York City Opera, The Santa Fe Opera, and many others. Internationally, he has performed with Opera di Firenze at the Maggio Musicale, the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, Opera di Roma; Palau de Les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia; Spain; Massimo Theater, Palermo, Sicily; English National Opera in London; Royal Opera di Wallonie in Liege, Belgium; and at the Sejii Ozawa Matsumoto Festival in Japan. Mr. Jameson sang with Boston Baroque, in many performances of Handel’s Messiah, and in Haydn’s The Creation and Lord Nelson Mass, both commercially released on CD.

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Townsend J. Pass, Tenor

Townsend J. Pass was born and raised in Greenville, SC. He sang with WHHS Madrigals before attending South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities where he studied voice and sang with the Greenville Chorale as a Young Artist. After his graduation from Coastal Carolina University (B.A. in Music Theatre) in 2010, he immediately moved to New York City where he continued his career as a performer.

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David Mark Rasbach, Tenor

David Mark Rasbach, tenor, a native of Johnstown, PA, now resides in Greenville, SC, where he divides his time between teaching, directing Rushingbrook Children’s Choir and composition. Mr. Rasbach studied with organist, Donald Wilkins at Carnegie-Mellon Conservatory of Music, and he is a graduate of Bob Jones University, from where he holds a bachelor’s degree in organ and a master’s degree in composition.

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Randall Traynham, tenor

Randall Traynham, tenor, is a native of Greenville. Randall attended the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and graduated from Furman University with a bachelor of arts in music where he was a member of Furman Singers, Furman Choir, and the Phi Mu Alpha Men’s Chorus. He earned an MBA from Troy University and is employed by PaymentsFirst as director of education.

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TJ Turner, tenor

Dr. T. J. Turner, tenor, was recently named one of Memphis’s Top 20 Under 35 and received the University of Memphis Graduate Document Award for his dissertation research. He has received positive reviews of his “solid performances” in his professional debut as The Doctor in The Handmaid’s Tale with GLOW Lyric Theatre: Opera Wire described his “crystalline high tenor” as “delightful to listen to.” …

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