Meet the artists appearing with Kaylee
GBS Family Brass Ensemble
is a special group comprised of parents and children from the brass section of the Glenbrook South Band community.
Matthew Baumstark – Trumpet
Emma Morris – Tuba
David Morris – Trumpet
Skylar Read – French Horn
Melissa Read – French Horn
Katie Durow – Trumpet
Aaron Wojcik – Trumpet
Anne is a founding member of Promethean Theatre Ensemble, where she appeared in Brontë, Caucasian Chalk Circle, Bury the Dead, Kennedy’s Children, The Illusion and Our Country’s Good. A Skokie native, she studied ballet at Ballet Russe through her teen years, caught the theatre bug in high school at Loyola Academy, and received her B.A. in Theatre and English from Northwestern. She’s thrilled to be performing with her sister-in-law Kaylee!
Lisa Pogofsky Sobelman
Lisa is ecstatic to be singing again with the one and only Kaylee Durow. Lisa performed professionally in the musical theater world prior to having her amazing children, Josh and Lexie. About 4 years ago, Lisa started venturing out into community theater doing shows such as The Secret Garden, Joseph, Big and most recently, Into the Woods. Lisa is a free-lance graphic designer always looking for a new project; you can see her work at http://www.
Mara is honored to be a part of Magic of Christmas this year alongside her dear friend, Kaylee! Last seen in the role of Jane Ashton in Brigadoon at Center Stage in Lake Forest, Mara has a BS in music education from The University of Missouri, and worked as a high school choir director in Chicago for several years before taking a break to raise her own children. She currently teaches private voice lessons in and around the northern suburbs where she resides with her three little angels, Evan, Sydney and Aliza, and her wonderful husband, Daniel.
Jill is honored to be joining voices to celebrate the warmth of the season and the spirit with Kaylee. Last seen as a vocalist in The Right Brain Project’s Little Black Dress Cabaret, Jill has performed in the Chicago musical theater community for the past 20 years. She spends her days teaching math, Shakespeare, and musical theater and is currently pursuing her Masters in Liberal Studies at Northwestern University.