Bradley Detrick grew up in a musical family in Lima, Ohio. After starting piano lessons at age 8, he was
soon playing trumpet with the school band program at age 11. He began playing percussion professionally at age 13. After receiving his Bachelor of Music Education degree at Bowling Green State University and his M.M. in Jazz Pedagogy at the University of Miami (FL), he spent 3 ½ years of touring 50 weeks a year with the Glenn Miller Orchestra as trumpet soloist, arranger, and road manager in 48 states and 11 countries. Moving to NYC, he was soon performing his compositions with the mystic pilgrims jazz quintet, while also working as a professional music copyist and later, a booking agent for the Glenn Miller Orchestra. As a free-lance trumpeter, he has appeared with Max Roach, Julio Iglesias, Eddie Palmieri, Billy Eckstine, Bobby Caldwell, and others. The 2004 Merkin Hall production of Detrick’s oratorio Prophecies marked a new direction of exploring vocal music. Detrick's first operatic offering, The Yellow Star, was premiered in 2008 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC and in 2018 received it's fourth productions--this time by the Garden State Opera.
Charlotte Detrick is a versatile singing actress who has excelled in both pathos and comedy, from operetta to grand opera. Growing up in South Florida, she trained in the corps de ballet with the Miami Ballet Company. As a young singer, Charlotte became a company member of the New York City Opera, with whom she sang in over fifteen different productions. With NYCO she also toured Japan and was featured in the Emmy award-winning “Live from Lincoln Center” telecast of Madama Butterfly. Recent credits include Francesca in Rachmaninoff’s setting of Francesca da Rimini and Regina in Mathis der Maler with Garden State Opera, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus and Marguerite in Faust with Hudson Opera Theatre, as well as the title role in Countess Maritza and Nadina in The Chocolate Soldier with the Liederkranz Opera Theatre. Past credits include Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore at the prestigious New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Nedda in Pagliacci, and Clorinda in La Cenerentola on tour in Florida and at the Belleayre Festival in upstate New York. This past summer Charlotte traveled to Bulgaria to sing the title role in Suor Angelica and performed in concert with the NY Dramatic Voices.
Zachary Detrick, composer, had his first premiere at Merkin Concert Hall at age 4. He began his composition studies with Daniel Ott at the Juilliard School. His pieces have been premiered by Carnegie Hall’s ACJW Ensemble, DZ4, Yarn/Wire, Metropolis Ensemble, Face the Music, Gutbucket, PubliQuartet, New York Youth Symphony, American Composer’s Orchestra, loadbang and others. Recent premieres include performances at the National Opera Center, Le Poisson Rouge, Symphony Space, Queens Museum, WTC Memorial Plaza and the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center. In 2014, a portion of his Beyond Outer was heard on NPR’s All Things Considered as part of an interview highlighting pieces to be performed during the very first NY Phil Biennial. In March of 2015, Detrick’s Puck’s Fantasy was performed by the New York Philharmonic at David Geffen Hall, conducted by Courtney Lewis. His composition HeavenRunner for symphony orchestra and original film created from NASA footage was premiered at Roulette in Brooklyn by Face the Music in December of 2015. Detrick’s composition Armchair President Two for the Samurai Mama Big Band was premiered at the DiMenna Center in February 2017 and in March, his A Challenge to All of Us commissioned by Quartet:ThisSideUp was premiered at Roulette. As piano soloist, he has premiered works by composers from The Walden School. Detrick was a percussion soloist in Clunker Concerto with Face the Music, and performed and recorded as a percussionist with Contemporaneous during the Bang On A Can Festival in 2018. In 2012, Detrick was awarded first place in the Robert Avalon International Composers Competition (Junior Division). He was first place winner of the 2017 Christopher Newport University Young Composers Competition and a winner of the Washington Square Winds 2016-17 Student Composition Contest. Following 3 years of composition study with Dr. Kyle Blaha, Detrick currently attends The Juilliard School as a composition major, studying with Dr. Robert Beaser.