ABOUT THE ARTISTS

 

Playing the part of “Ariach”

Chelsea- Lead Vocals

Chelsea is a classically trained American soprano with a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University (14’) and an MM from Mannes (16’), both in vocal performance. Prior to switching genres, Ritenour was an up and coming coloratura with contracts both in and out of the United States. Shortly after finishing one of her contracts with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Ritenour was hired with a traveling pop production band that toured not only throughout the Pittsburgh area, but also the US. This is what prompted her transition to rock vocals in 2019.

Ritenour is also a very successful vocal coach/teacher promoting vocal health, agility, range expansion, and authenticity of sound.

Playing the part of “Abaddon”.

Donny- Bass guitar/Backing Vocals

Donny comes from a musical family and started playing at the age of 11. He loves all types of music from thrash metal to fusion jazz and beyond. Donny uses whatever type of gear that sounds good and speaks to him.

Playing the part of “Locrian”

Paul – Guitars/Backing Vocals

Paul was born into a musical family and has been playing since the age of 6. With an “old school” approach, he has a wide range of influences including Paul McCartney, Ritchie Blackmore, Yngwie, Jake E Lee, Queensryche, Nightwish, Steve Perry, King Diamond & Captain Jack Sparrow to name a few!