Michelle Glorieux enjoys culturally diverse living with her trilingual family (French, Dutch and English) in the San Francisco Bay area, after living for nearly a decade in her husband's native Belgium. She lives and breathes language, has degrees in both language and radio/TV/film, has been a journalist and has taught French and English around the globe, from kindergarten to university.
Kelsey Suan's background art alit the recent Academy Award-winning animated short film "Hair Love." Kelsey grew up with both Filipino and Mexican heritage in Los Angeles, and graduated with a BFA from CSUF in Los Angeles.
Jesse Lewis is a four-time Grammy Award-winning music producer and sound recording engineer, and is well known for his collaborations with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Gustavo Dudamel, and many more. When not producing music for others, he likes to jam with baroque and grunge cello, or might be found on the floor building block houses with his daughter in their bilingual English-Japanese household.
Kip Jones is known for his ebullient and innovative solo performances in a style he describes as "experimental folk." He's performed at scores of eclectic venues such as Ecuador's Ministry of Economic Inclusion, Tirana's Liceu Artistik "Jordan Misja," two miles inside Chom Ong Tai cave in Laos, and the platforms of most subway systems in North America. As a composer, his work has been commissioned by ensembles that include the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra and A Far Cry. A native of Minnesota, Kip earned his degree in Violin Performance from the Berklee College of Music.