Erin Rettino

Erin is a singer, songwriter, and performer who grew up in sunny Southern California.  For most of her life she has been apart of the Grammy- and Dove Award-nominated Christian children's series "Psalty the Singing Song Book."  She graduated with a degree in Music from the University of Southern California's Thornton School of Music.  Since college she has been busy performing professionally in Los Angeles.  Her favorite performances include Fiddler On The Roof (Tzeitel), Good News (Patricia Bingham), and HAIR (Tribe) with the original Broadway producer Michael Butler.  In addition to doing musical theater, she has also become a musical theater and vocal jazz educator.  She is currently on staff at the South Orange County School of the Arts as well as being a private voice teacher.







Stephanie Wright

Stephanie Wright is an accomplished vocalist with experience in an array of musical genres including opera, musical theater, jazz, art songs, oratorios, masses, and cross-overs. She received her B.A. in Music from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo where she studied vocal performance with renowned mezzo-soprano Jacalyn Kreitzer. Stephanie sings at weddings and special events throughout Southern California and teaches voice lessons and beginning piano lessons. You can find more information about her background and experience at www.StephanieJWright.com.  She is grateful to be singing with her fellow carolers during this festive time of year.






Jessica Hayes

Jessica Hayes is a recent graduate from Cal State University of Long Beach.  While she worked on her Bachelors Degree in Theatre Arts, she performed in many musicals such as Evita (Evita), Nine (Luisa), Hair (Sheila), and Songs for a New World (Woman 1).  She also sang in CSULB's Cole Conservatory of Music with the University Chorus and Chamber Singers.  Now that school is over, Jessica has continued  to perform and share her knowledge of the arts with her community.  She is currently a choral instructor for Kidsingers Association of Santa Ana, an acting coach for Take the Stage Long Beach, and an improv performer with the Imagination Machine.






Thomas R. Cummings

Thomas currently serves as vocal director at Saddleback Church and has been a professional actor and singer for over 10 years holding a B.A. in Theatre and Vocal Performance.   Professional credits include experience in film, commercials, theatre, live vocal performance, vocal sessions, print-work...and yes, even runway modelling on one occasion.  His most recent performances include Frozen from Disney Karaoke Series, Swing Into Spring (Emcee/Soloist), Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol (Bob Cratchet), Joseph...Dreamcoat (Levi), Evita (Magaldi), Featured Soloist (OC Sheriff's Medal of Valor Ceremony)...among many others.  In addition to all of this, Thomas also released his first album entitled 'Christmas', which is available on iTunes.  He has loved singing with The Fireside Carolers over the years. [thomasrcummings.com]





Tom Keyes

Tom is an I.T. Manager by day, a husband and father of 3 by night, and a singer, sound engineer, music director, and performer in all the times in between.  Having spent most of his adult life in community theater, Tom specifically recently spent 5 years with Gallimaufry Performing Arts in Laguna Beach before hanging up his Tragedy/Comedy masks to start his own year-round vocal band, Frequency, in 2009.  As a Program Manager of the Contemporary A cappella Society (CASA.org) he lives and breathes A cappella music and loves Christmas carols so where else would he be besides Fireside Carolers?  Hope your Holidays are merry and bright!