Mezzo-soprano Chelsea Lyons is honored and overjoyed to return for her fifth season with Chicago a cappella!
Chelsea also sings with the Grant Park Chorus, Music of the Baroque, Stare at the Sun, and the two-time Grammy-winning new music choir The Crossing in Philadelphia. She can be heard on many of The Crossing’s studio albums, including the 2022 Grammy-nominated Rising w/ The Crossing and the recently released Born, featuring works of Michael Gilbertson and Edie Hill. As a concert soloist, Chelsea has performed with Pacific Chorale, Spektral Quartet, Madison Bach Musicians, and the Green Lake Music Festival. She also enjoys singing at Glencoe Union Church as a cantor and with the Chancel Choir. A California native, Chelsea is a graduate of California State University Fullerton (’13) and Northwestern University (MM ’17). Chelsea is also an arts administrator at the Northwestern Bienen School of Music and serves as a board member of Constellation Men’s Ensemble. Outside of music, Chelsea loves sewing, cooking, playing games, traveling, reading, and spending lots of quality time with her partner, Janie.