Meet the Musician
Chief Musician Beth E. Revell,
Chief Musician Beth Revell, a native of Bullhead City, Ariz., joined the Navy Band Sea Chanters chorus in 2001. She earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from Northern Arizona University in 1998. While at NAU, she twice won second place at the Arizona National Association of Teachers of Singing competition, won two opera scholarships, and performed in seven different ensembles, including a chamber chorus and a vocal jazz sextet. She performed with the Flagstaff Symphonic Orchestra on nine large choral works, including Carmina Burana, Fauré Requiem, Verdi Requiem, Beethoven’s 9th symphony, and Mahler’s 2nd symphony. She was also a four time soloist in Handel’s Messiah, and sang lead roles in The Tenderland, Albert Herring, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Signor Deluso, and Dido and Aeneas. She also served as music director of the wait staff at Black Bart’s Steakhouse in Flagstaff. Her teachers include Sally Hanson, Lloyd Hanson, Jo-Michael Scheibe and Edith Copley.
Upon graduation, Revell moved to New York City, where she took a break from music and worked as creative administrator for the information architect division of a web designing company. She later auditioned for the Sea Chanters and currently serves as Sea Chanter administrative petty officer and command administrative staff assistant in addition to her performance duties. She is also the leader of the Bluejackets vocal jazz quartet. In her free time, she enjoys singing in choirs and spending time with her family.