Meet the Singers - Baritone/Bass 

Baritone/Bass Alexander Jozefacki Alex was born in Toronto, Ontario. He became a member of the Festival Singers in 1976 and then the EIS in 1979 and continued until 1981. He then left the Singers to go to law school, but continued to sing with Dr. Iseler as a member of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. He returned to the EIS in the fall of 1996. Alex now has his own law practice, Jozefacki-Fielding. Alex and his wife have three children, twins David and Alexis and elder daughter Dianne.  David King David studied vocal, choral and instrumental music and education at the University of Western Ontario where he received the Don Wright Choral Scholarship and conducted the UWO Choir. He has sung in and directed choirs, musicals and operas including various works for Mooredale Concerts, and was quest choir director for the Canadian Brass at their annual Roy Thomson Hall Christmas Concert. David has been a clinician at CAMMAC, Long & McQuade's Music Education Centre and for various schools including Earl Haig S.S. Claude Watson Arts Program. He also conducts All The King's Voices, a mixed-voice semi-professional choir that has performed on CBC and at Roy Thomson Hall, The Glenn Gould Studio and The Toronto Centre For The Arts. Nelson Lohnes Nelson was born in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Organist and music director at St. James The Apostle, Brampton. Occasional teacher for the Dufferin Peel Roman Catholic School Board and Peel Board of Education. Grade 10 Silver Medal and A.R.C.T. Gold Medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Music Associate and Music Licentiate Diplomas from the Western Board of Music. Solo work during career has included opera, musical and choral societies in England, the United States and Canada. Recent solo work was in August at Niagara on the Lake International Festival singing several Spanish Tango pieces with chamber quartet. Nelson will soon be recording a new solo CD, including "Song for the Mira". Graham Robinson Graham Robinson joined the Singers in the summer of 2007. He received his Bachelors of Music in Voice at the University of Victoria, where he studied under Dr. Bruce More, Alexandra Browning, and Susan Young. Graham was a featured performer for the University of Victoria Chorus and Chamber Singers, and the Victoria Chamber Orchestra In addition to his role as a soloist, Graham has managed a vocal studio and provided vocal coaching to the Cantiamo Youth Choir. After spending time in Cuba and Japan, he now resides in Toronto. In addition to singing with Elmer Iseler Singers, he is featured regularly with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Univox, Humbercrest United Church, and All The King’s Voices. Michael Thomas Baritone Michael Thomas, a native of Toronto, has been a member of the Elmer Iseler Singers since 1998. His powerful, emotive voice has been featured in performances as a soloist with numerous choirs in the Toronto area, most notably with the Amadeus Choir and the Elmer Iseler Singers. He was also the baritone soloist with the Toronto Symphony's New Creations Festival in 2013 in the Canadian premiere of Vabeni: Ritual of Prehistoric Fossils of Man by Krystof Marayka. Michael is a music instructor for the Toronto District School Board and, since August 2006, has been Music Director at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Markham. Michael was selected to sing with Placido Domingo as a member of the Blackcreek Summer Music Festival Chorus. 
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Meet the Singers 

Baritone/Bass Alexander Jozefacki Alex was born in Toronto, Ontario. He became  a member of the Festival Singers in 1976 and then the EIS in 1979 and continued until 1981. He then left the Singers to go to law school, but continued to sing with Dr. Iseler as a member of the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. He returned to the EIS in the fall of 1996. Alex now has his own law practice, Jozefacki- Fielding. Alex and his wife have three children, twins David and Alexis and elder daughter Dianne.  David King David studied vocal, choral and instrumental  music and education at the University of Western Ontario where he received the Don Wright Choral Scholarship and conducted the UWO Choir. He has sung in and directed choirs, musicals and operas including various works for Mooredale Concerts, and was quest choir director for the Canadian Brass at their annual Roy Thomson Hall Christmas Concert. David has been a clinician at CAMMAC, Long & McQuade's Music Education Centre and for various schools including Earl Haig S.S. Claude Watson Arts Program. He also conducts All The King's Voices, a mixed-voice semi- professional choir that has performed on CBC and at Roy Thomson Hall, The Glenn Gould Studio and The Toronto Centre For The Arts. Nelson Lohnes Nelson was born in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Organist and music director at St. James The Apostle, Brampton. Occasional teacher for the Dufferin Peel Roman Catholic School Board and Peel Board of Education. Grade 10 Silver Medal and A.R.C.T. Gold Medal from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Music Associate and Music Licentiate Diplomas from the Western Board of Music. Solo work during career has included opera, musical and choral societies in England, the United States and Canada. Recent solo work was in August at Niagara on the Lake International Festival singing several Spanish Tango pieces with chamber quartet. Nelson will soon be recording a new solo CD, including "Song for the Mira". Graham Robinson Graham Robinson joined the Singers in the summer of 2007. He received his Bachelors of Music in Voice at the University of Victoria, where he studied under Dr. Bruce More, Alexandra Browning, and Susan Young. Graham was a featured performer for the University of Victoria Chorus and Chamber Singers, and the Victoria Chamber Orchestra In addition to his role as a soloist, Graham has managed a vocal studio and provided vocal coaching to the Cantiamo Youth Choir. After spending time in Cuba and Japan, he now resides in Toronto. In addition to singing with Elmer Iseler Singers, he is featured regularly with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Univox, Humbercrest United Church, and All The King’s Voices. Michael Thomas Baritone Michael Thomas, a native of Toronto, has been a member of the Elmer Iseler Singers since 1998. His powerful, emotive voice has been featured in performances as a soloist with numerous choirs in the Toronto area, most notably with the Amadeus Choir and the Elmer Iseler Singers. He was also the baritone soloist with the Toronto Symphony's New Creations Festival in 2013 in the Canadian premiere of Vabeni: Ritual of Prehistoric Fossils of Man by Krystof Marayka. Michael is a music instructor for the Toronto District School Board and, since August 2006, has been Music Director at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Markham. Michael was selected to sing with Placido Domingo as a member of the Blackcreek Summer Music Festival Chorus. 
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