Bel Canto

About Bel Canto

Bel Canto or Women's Advanced Choir is a challenging and exciting ensemble of advanced female singers, sophomores, juniors and seniors.  As in Madrigals,  members are expected to perform throughout  Southern California in the Southern California Vocal Association Honor festivals, solo and small ensemble festivals, the Carnegie Honors Performance Series,  the Haborlites Barbershop Quartet Chorus Diva Day, and many university and music camp summer intensives.

Bel Canto Choir Officers

Isabel Ragone

Soprano I Section Leader

Isabel Ragone, is this year’s Soprano I section leader of Bel Canto. She is currently a senior, and looks forward to being a part of choir again! Prior to High School, she was in choir for 2 years at Pioneer Middle School, and found a love for music and performing. She is also a self-taught pianist, and strives to improve her musical skills every year. She is excited to continue on with everyone in choir for her senior year and create new memories with her peers. 

Isabella Sansevero
Soprano II Section Leader

Isabella Sansevero is the Soprano II section leader for Bel Canto. She is a Junior and this is her third year in Beckman Choir. Previously she was in choir for 2 years at Pioneer Middle School. She's loved music ever since she was little.  She used to take piano and vocal lessons and now she's learning guitar. She is so excited to be a part of this program and can’t wait to make lots of memories with everyone this year!

Christine Pagunsan

Alto I Section Leader

Christine Pagunsan is honored to hold the position of Alto I section leader for Bel Canto. While she joined choir just last year, she's had the privilege of connecting with many people who share their love for music. She's thrilled about the upcoming year, as she hopes we can grow as a choir!

Erika Yamada

Alto II Section Leader 

Erika Yamada is the Alto II section leader in Bel Canto! She is a Senior, making this her third year in Bel Canto and her fourth year in Beckman Choir. She hopes to continue developing her skills as a performer and making memories with her fellow choir members.