Originally from Indianapolis, Parker arrived in the Washington DC area in 2017 (by way of Seattle, San Francisco, Atlanta, Montreal, Nashville, Saint Louis, and Dallas). He is a classically-trained singer and for the last 40 years has performed with orchestras and chorales in concert halls across North America - notably Carnegie Hall (Mozart Requiem) and Davies Symphony Hall (Britten's War Requiem).
Ron Squeri is a name heard through cabaret and recording history. His career spans decades. His performance career started in musical theater, and progressed to both cabaret and recording.
Squeri's journey in cabaret began in the vibrant streets of Washington DC, where he honed his craft in the smoky, intimate venues that define the genre. He then spread across the country to New York City, Chicago, and Palm Springs, no name a few places.
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Roger Schmelzer comes to Capital Cabaret amid a successful career as a not-for-profit arts and business leader and as an accomplished cabaret vocalist. From his Indianapolis base, Roger is CEO of the National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds and has led the boards of The Great American Songbook Foundation (founded by Michael Feinstein), Theater on the Square and The Cabaret over the last 15 years.
Craig is an internationally known singer/song-stylist, actor and author. He is Board President of the ASA (American Songbook Association) and presents the Pomranz Performance grant every year to deserving performers of all kinds who are looking for the chance to start performing The Great American Songbook.
Rachel Dougan is founder and principal of ViVi Interiors, a multi-disciplinary design studio focused on mindful transformations for clients who eschew fast fashion for authentic, enduring homes.
Prior to establishing her design studio in 2015, Rachel honed her creative and management experience for over 15 years in corporate leadership roles including: at the global professional services firm Arthur Andersen, as part of the global branding team which developed and launched the company’s first $100M internal rebranding campaign