Vocals with Flute and Piano or Keyboard
Linda Radtke, while classically trained, is comfortable with a wide range of musical styles and language. Her vocal style has been described as “engaging, with a warm and expressive style and impeccable musicianship.” A graduate of Rutgers University and the University of Vermont, Linda sings with the professional vocal ensemble Counterpoint, and has sung solos of many great choral works with the Vermont Philharmonic, The Vermont Symphony, and in Vermont productions of opera and musical theatre, including Sound of Music (Maria and Abbess), King and I (Lady Thang), Camelot (Guinevere), and most of the alto leads in Gilbert and Sullivan operettas. She has presented the Rogers and Hart Songbook throughout Vermont with jazz pianist John Lincoln. Her research on Vermont songs led to touring programs with the Vermont Humanities Council’s Speakers’ Bureau with pianist Arthur Zorn and a recording, Vermont History through Song. Other recordings include nine with Robert De Cormier and Counterpoint, Vermont’s professional vocal ensemble. Linda hosts a choral program on Vermont Public Radio.
Alison Bruce Cerutti has performed as soloist and chamber musician throughout Vermont, and as a flute accompanist in the U.S. and France. For eight years, she studied with Louis Moyse and accompanied his flute master classes in Vermont and France, and in 2012 performed with his former students in St. Amour, France. Cerutti has played with TURNmusic for the 2015 production of A Fleeting Animal, Arioso, the Northern Third Piano Quartet, the Cerutti-Reid Duo, Veritas, and the Bruce Klavier Duo; and appeared as a soloist with the Burlington Civic Symphony Orchestra and the Vermont Philharmonic. She has premiered works by Vermont composers Lydia Busler, Erik Nielsen, David Gunn, Dennis Bathory-Kitsz, and Jacob Morton-Black. A Vermont native, she studied with Sylvia Parker and earned degrees from, Oberlin Conservatory and the Hartt School. She maintains an active piano studio and is an adjunct professor at Norwich University.
We can’t thank you enough for playing for us. Your music was such a wonderful addition to our ceremony and you captured our vision perfectly! Thank you for making our day memorable. People are still talking about how lovely it was. Your music added the finishing touch to a very blessed day."Kelly and Justin