Bruce holds an MFA in Directing from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, and has directed over one hundred theatre, musical, and opera productions throughout the USA and Canada. He worked as a producer for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, and also directed for OSF. Bruce has written four children’s operas that have toured the West Coast, several screenplays, and a full-length musical.
Robert has been the Portland Christmas Revels Music Director since 1999. He is a published composer who has also taught elementary and middle school music at the Franciscan Montessori Earth School, and has sung with several choirs around town. He founded and led early music ensembles in Philadelphia and Portland and plays a number of instruments.
Associate Music Director
Betsy joined Revels in 2006. She arranges music for the Revels chorus and instrumental groups as well as appearing on stage with her fiddle in the Christmas Revels. She has been teaching fiddle and violin out of her Portland home since 1999, and she plays regularly for contra and English Country dances both locally and all around the country.
Regina comes to us with many years of experience as a music teacher and children’s chorus director. She is a resident artist at the Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School in Southeast Portland where she taught music from 1995 until 2013, and she is the director of the Buckman Chorus. Regina’s experience covers many genres of children’s music and movement and we look forward to working with her.
Dr. Jamie Lynn Webster
ViVoce Music Director
Music Director Dr. Jamie Lynn Webster holds a PhD in musicology and ethnomusicology from the University of Oregon. She brings to ViVoce an extensive background in East European music and early music.
When not singing and directing, Jamie spends her week with her daughters, teaching piano to a small studio of promising young people, playing for and directing traditional music programs for St. Stephen Lutheran (Gladstone), and teaching music history and world music classes for Pacific University (Forest Grove).