Photo credit: Erin Ninehouser for The Genesis Collective
Voces Solis, a premier chamber choir established in 2013, performs a diverse repertoire of challenging and innovative choral works. Composed of professional musicians, music educators, and experienced choristers, we are committed to providing an educational experience for our members and our audiences alike. In addition to public performances, private events, recordings, and symposiums, Voces Solis also collaborates with other arts organizations to bring the highest quality choral chamber music to the Pittsburgh area.
Dr. Ryan Keeling
Becki Toth is a professional singer, actor, director, and teacher living in the Pittsburgh area. A familiar face to Pittsburgh’s theater audiences, Becki has performed with City Theater, Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Front Porch Theatricals, Stage 62, MTAP, and many other local and regional companies. Becki was twice named Pittsburgh’s Favorite Actress by Pittsburgh’s City Paper. She also served as the Voice Department Assistant at the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts, and worked as the Director of Educational Outreach for Saltworks Theater Company.
Becki is the co-lyricist and co-composer of the musical Abduction, which won an honorable mention at the 2019 New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF) and second place in the 2021 International Search for New Musicals.
Becki has performed with such varied acts as Ben Folds, The Chieftains, The Skivvies, and odc/dance. Becki teaches Song Coaching and Voice at CMU’s Musical Theater Pre-College Program in addition to her position as Lecturer in Musical Theatre at the University of Pittsburgh.
Pianist Ellen Fast is an active contributor to Pittsburgh’s music scene. She founded the Jade Piano Trio, which gave its debut performance in October 2018 as part of the Music in a Great Space series at Shadyside Presbyterian Church. She collaborates often with area vocalists and instrumentalists and has appeared with the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale, the Incidental Chamber Players, and OvreArts. She plays regularly for Mt. Lebanon High School choirs and has served as rehearsal accompanist for Resonance Works | Pittsburgh.
Board OF DIRECTORS
Executive Director at The Genesis Collective
Adjunct Faculty at Robert Morris University
The Educational Outreach Committee is comprised of music educators in the
Southwestern Pennsylvania region who are members of Voces Solis and/or Summer Singers:
Michael Bruno, K-12 Music, West Greene School District
Erik Kolodziej, Elementary Music, Quaker Valley School District
Gail Novak Mosites, Middle & High School Music, The Ellis School
Rebecca Showalter, Elementary Music, Mt. Lebanon School District