Our Staff

Christopher J McCafferty
Artistic Director

 

Chris McCafferty is a well known Tenor Soloist and Vocal Coach.  He founded Illumni Men's Chorale in 2009 after finding out Lagerquist Hall was empty the week before Christmas.  We haven't looked back since!

Chris maintains a vocal studio, where his students have consistently obtained high scores at local contests.  He is the former duet partner or operatic diva Angela Meade, and had the privilege of being asked to conduct both the two oldest, and largest men's choruses in the United States.

Chris tained at Pacific Lutheran University, where he studied voice with Marcia Baldwin of Metropolitan Opera fame, conducting... read more.

Sean M. Haley
Resident Conductor

 

Sean M Haley  is Organist and Director of Music Ministries for Kent Lutheran Church, and a pipe organ technician for Marceau Pipe Organs, Inc. of Seattle. When not working on organs or performing church music, Sean runs his own composition and recording studio, Digital Klavier Studios.  

 

Sean received his Associate of Arts in music from Peninsula College in 2000 and his Bachelor of Music degree in Organ Performance from Pacific Lutheran University in 2005 studying with Dr. Paul Tegels and Kathryn Habedank, Harpsichord. He studied conducting with Kathryn Lehmann and... read more

Micah L. Bisson
Principal Accompanist

 

Micah L. Bisson is happy to be returning to Illumni for his 3rd season as Princial Accompanist. He is a native of the Seattle area and took to music at a very young age. He was playing organ for church services and was regularly engaged as the organist as early as 10 after he moved to Denver, CO with his family.

 

After high school, Micah entered into the US Army Band program as a piano player (02N), traveling to Norfolk, VA to study at the acclaimed Armed Forces School of Music. Post-military service, he was quickly... read more.

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