(Voice, Cape Youth Chorale)
Bachelor of Music, Peabody Conservatory
Master of Music, Yale University
A dynamic and versatile musician, Mr. Yankee is artistic director of Falmouth Chorale, conductor of Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra, choral director at Falmouth Academy, and conducted Cape Cod Opera for two seasons. He plays in the Woods Hole Folk Orchestra, performs on hammered dulcimer, coaches ensembles, teaches privately and leads workshops ranging from Renaissance choral music to traditional bluegrass. He has a long affiliation with the Walden School for young composers and has written music in a wide variety of genres.
Prior to coming to Cape Cod in September 2007, Mr. Yankee served as artistic director of the San Diego Choral Union and Children's Choir, and also founded and directed the Telluride Choral Society. He earned a Bachelor of Music Degree at Peabody Conservatory and Master's degree at Yale School of Music.