Barbara Ness has been soprano-ing for more than 30 years. In addition to traveling as a soloist to perform the Mozart and Rutter Requiems, she has been a choir director, madrigal ensemble leader, private voice teacher, cantor, lyricist and songwriter. She was the lead vocalist of Animus Instinct, which released its EP, “Everything in Time,” in 2012. Ness currently writes songs for and performs with the bluegrass/folk duo Barb & Craig. Ness enjoys providing backup harmonies to Rebecca Zapen and Friends as well as The Florida Björkestra. She resides in Seminole, Florida, with her 2 music-crazed children, wannabe-chef husband, and an ever-changing menagerie of reptiles.