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Meet The  Jewel  Tones

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Meet

Miracle

Sepulveda 

Miracle Sepulveda is a Greensboro, NC native that now calls Seattle her home. Miracle grew up listening to Motown hits and dreamed of being a part of group like THE JEWEL TONES. She is thrilled to be living out her sequin fantasy! She sings Soprano 1/Jewel 1  in the trio.

 

Random Fun Fact: Miracle's favorite color is pink! When she isn't singing you can find her dressed head-to-toe in pink and rollerskating around Seattle at events and venues as one half of her rollerskating performance duo. 

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Meet

Cheryse McLeod Lewis

Bringing Carolina sass to THE JEWEL TONES, Cheryse McLeod Lewis is a Greensboro, NC native who was raised on fabulous Motown music and hot Krispy Kreme doughnuts! 

 

As the founder and executive producer of The Jewel Tones, Cheryse loves performing for Motown fans of all ages, from toddlers to grandparents. She primarily sings Alto/Jewel 3 but sometimes also swings the Soprano 1/Jewel 1 part.

Random Fun Fact: Cheryse is also a professional opera singer who once performed on the 1st National Broadway Tour of The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.

Meet

Nalica

Hennings

Born and raised in Seattle, Nalica Hennings has been in college in Bellingham for the past 5 years and is so excited to bring her voice back to her home town. When she is not singing musical theatre or opera, Nalica loves to show off her soulful side singing Motown. She also works at a winery in Woodinville so if you need any wine recommendations, she's your gal. Nalica sings Soprano 2/Jewel 2 in the trio.

 

Random Fun Fact: When Nalica is not singing Motown with THE JEWEL TONES, you can find her performing as your favorite Disney Princess Tiana or singing musical theatre with her Broadway band.

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Meet

Sarah Tweet

Born and raised in a small town in the foothills of Mt. Rainier, Sarah Tweet is a Pacific Northwest gal through and through. She loves the natural beauty of the Puget Sound and now calls Gig Harbor home. In her youth, Sarah spent time honing her soulful voice singing in church, vocal jazz ensembles and, of course, belting into a hairbrush in her bedroom. Sarah sings Alto/Jewel 3 in the trio.

 

Random Fun Fact: When Sarah is not teaching at her voice studio, performing or hanging with her 3 kids, she will either be found at the gym getting sweaty and throwing around heavy weights, on her sofa crocheting or chasing her Dalmatian down the beach.

Meet

Ashanti

Proctor

Bio coming soon!

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Meet

Maria Mannisto

Born and raised in the Seattle area by Finnish parents, Maria Mannisto is now delighted to call Port Orchard her home. When she's not tending to her 10-acre property (and budding gardening addiction), you can find her on stage with many of Seattle's leading orchestras and ensembles. Maria is absolutely thrilled to sing Soprano 1/Jewel 1 with THE JEWEL TONES.

 

Random Fun Fact: Maria is a dog-lover, yoga teacher and avid backpacker. She is fluent is Finnish and Swedish and loves to visit her family's cottage in Finland.

Meet

Rachel Nofziger

Rachel Nofziger is thrilled and honored to be living her childhood dream of singing soulful, bold jams with other strong women. 

 

Seattle is her home and she revels in bringing history, joy, and community to life through Motown-inspired shows. Rachel sings Soprano 1/Jewel 1 in the trio.

 

Random Fun Fact: When not singing opera or Motown, Rachel is a mother of three, a nurse, and an urban farmer.

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Meet

Paloma Dettloff 

Paloma, a Mexican-American artist and singer-songwriter with roots in North Carolina, is thrilled to be part of the vibrant harmonies of THE JEWEL TONES. As Jewel 2, she brings her unique blend of soul and authenticity to the stage, adding her voice to the rich tapestry of this Motown-inspired group. Beyond her work with THE JEWEL TONES, Paloma embraces various musical endeavors, including her recent performance with the Seattle Symphony, where she shared her love for Latin music.



Random Fun Fact: When Paloma isn't singing with THE JEWEL TONES, she loves practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu rolls with the girls!

Meet

Ziara

Greathouse

Ziara Greathouse is a mezzo-soprano from Atlanta, GA with a passion for music. Ziara has been singing all her life, studying choral music education and opera performance in college. While she went to school to be a music teacher, Ziara decided to pursue her dreams of performing on stage. She loves to sing genres from gospel, jazz, classical and, of course, Motown! She sings Alto/Jewel 3 in the trio.

Random Fun Fact: Ziara loves to bake. When she's not performing with THE JEWEL TONES, you can catch her in the kitchen whipping up a great dessert like a cheesecake or trying a new cookie recipe!

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THE JEWEL TONES are a sparkling homage to the music of Motown, the definitive era of American artistry and soul. This all-female, Motown-inspired vocal trio performs all of the most popular Motown hits and always leaves audiences "dancin' in the street!" With lively choreography, dazzling costumes, amazing wigs and a glamorous style reminiscent of the great 1960s girl groups, the trio engages audiences with warmth and nostalgia and welcomes them back to a time when Diana Ross was queen and brilliant women

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about
the jewel tones

ruled the stage. It doesn't get any better than this All-American, Motown playlist that includes hits by The Supremes, The Temptations, The Shirelles, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Martha & The Vandellas, The Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, The Ronettes and many more. Audiences love singing along with all of these fantastic songs that have stood the test of time.

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DID

YOU 

KNOW?

The word Motown is short for its Detroit birthplace, AKA "Motor Town".

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