Karen P. Thomas has served as the artistic director and conductor of Seattle Pro Musica since 1987. With Seattle Pro Musica she has produced seven critically-acclaimed commercial CD recordings, and has received the Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence and the ASCAP-Chorus America Award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music. She has appeared as guest conductor at the Bergen International Festival, International Conference on Women in Music, the Alliance World Festival of Women’s Singing, Festival Vancouver in Canada, the NPR radio show Saint Paul Sunday, and at the American Guild of Organists National Convention and the American Choral Directors Association NW Division Convention, among numerous others.
Katie Skovholt joined the staff of Seattle Pro Musica in 2010, She earned her Bachelor of Music Education degree from PLU in 2006, and completed her Master of Business Administration coursework in 2010. She currently serves as soprano soloist, cantor, and section leader for Plymouth Congregational Church, Seattle. Katie is in demand as a soloist in the Puget Sound region, hailed for outstanding and expressive singing. Recently, Katie was a featured vocalist on the 2015 GRAMMY-award winning album Winds of Samsara.