Meet the St. James Parish Music Directors....
Taylor and Tanis Gonzaga are Pacific Northwest natives who met on campus at the university of portland in Oregon, where they both graduated with bachelors degrees in music performance. They have a wealth of experience in liturgical music, having directed and cantored for several parishes back in their home state of Oregon, while also appearing with local companies as performers and teaching music to students of all ages out of the Vancouver music academy in Washington state. In addition to their work at St. James, Taylor also serves as the current graduate teaching assistant at the university of Minnesota Duluth, where she will be earning a MM in vocal performance, and Tanis is pursuing a career in health care while performing and directing music actively in the area. They are very excited to join the wonderful St. James community and make some beautiful music!