Our Members

Regina BurgherMG CamarilloRachel GonsenhauserLyndsey GoreMicah HendlerHeather MacDonaldRyan McCartyConnor McMahonAlex MortonRamya PrabhakarAndrew RossSam ScarrowLeila SchochetDileep Srihari

Regina Burgher

King of Prussia, PA | Soprano

Regina joined The Capital Hearings in September 2018.

She is a former member of the Princeton Tigerlilies as well as the Princeton Glee Club and its Chamber Choir. She currently also performs with the 18th Street Singers.

Regina is a graduate of Princeton University and works in arts administration. She is currently the Individual Giving Manager for Americans for the Arts.

MG Camarillo

MG Camarillo

 Virginia Beach, VA | Baritone

MG joined The Capital Hearings in May of 2022.

MG is a Music Therapy graduate of Shenandoah University. During his time there, he was a member of the Shenandoah Singers and Shenandoah Chorus. He was a music director for a few original shows and musicals touring elementary and middle schools in Loudoun County, VA under A Place to Be, a Music Therapy private practice. In 2021 he sang with The NEWorks Voices of America for the Washington, D.C. leg of the Andrea Bocelli World Tour. MG currently serves as music director for the St. Bernadette Filipino Choir.

Outside of rehearsals you will probably find MG exploring new restaurants, playing volleyball or just being in the company of friends and loved ones drinking bubble tea.


Rachel Gonsenhauser

Northborough, MA | Alto

Rachel joined The Capital Hearings in October 2022.

She previously served as the musical director of InAcchord A Cappella and also sang as part of Muhlenberg College’s Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and Women’s Choir.

Rachel is a graduate of Muhlenberg College where she studied environmental science and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. She also holds a master’s degree in environmental economics and policy from Duke University. She currently works as a physical scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water.

In her spare time, Rachel loves getting outdoors for a hike or run or hosting a board game night with friends.


Lyndsey Gore

Sumter, SC | Alto

Lyndsey is a founding member of The Capital Hearings. She currently serves as President and Business Manager.

She holds a master’s degree in arts administration from the University of Indiana, and previously studied music and political science at the University of South Carolina. She is currently in Planned Giving at the Kennedy Center, and has previously worked at Arts Laureate, Capitol Riverfront BID, The Clarice at the University of Maryland, Washington National Opera, and the Choral Arts Society of Washington. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Capital City Symphony.

Lyndsey is well-versed in wrangling people – especially singers, children, and/or singers who are acting like children. She is a South Carolina Gamecock and very proud of it.

Micah Hendler

Bethesda, MD | Tenor

Micah joined The Capital Hearings in June 2018.

He is a former member of the Yale Whiffenpoofs and was music director of The Duke’s Men of Yale. His arrangement of “Singin’ in the Rain” was nominate for a CARA award. He is the founder of the Jerusalem Youth Chorus, a choir for Israeli and Palestinian high school students.

Micah is a graduate of Yale University, having studied music and international studies. He also writes for Forbes.com on music, society, and social change in a global context.

Heather MacDonald

Londonderry, NH | Soprano

Heather is a founding member of The Capital Hearings. She currently serves on the Music Team, and previously has served on the Board of Directors.

Heather also performs with the Choral Arts Society of Washington in the Symphonic and Chamber Choirs, which has led to performances at Carnegie Hall, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Kimmel Center, and venues all over China; as well as the opportunity to sing under the batons of Marin Alsop, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Gianandrea Noseda, Michael Tilson-Thomas and other acclaimed conductors. She currently serves as a staff soprano at All Souls Episcopal Church, DC. She began her a cappella life with the MIT/Wellesley Toons.

Heather is a graduate of Wellesley College and works as a product owner for WorldStrides. When she’s not singing, she’s usually cooking for friends, trying new restaurants or planning her next vacation somewhere delicious.

Ryan McCarty

Allentown, PA | Baritone

Ryan joined The Capital Hearings in March 2018.

He is a former music director of the Princeton Nassoons and is an alumnus of the Princeton Glee Club, Chamber Choir, and Opera Company. He also performs with the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the The 18th Street Singers. Ryan is a graduate of Princeton University studying music theory and composition, and his works and arrangements have won several competitions and been performed around the world.

Ryan currently works as a technical consultant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. As a hobby he makes crossword puzzles, which have been published in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. Ryan has also had some unusual brushes with celebrities, including performing in the film “Admission” with Tina Fey, participating in Madeleine Albright’s first selfie, and singing for Joan Rivers’s dog’s funeral (long story).

Connor McMahon

Atlanta, GA | Bass

Connor joined Capital Hearings in May of 2024.
Connor is a former member of the Georgia State University Singers and has performed in several choirs throughout his life. He has sung backup and accompaniment for Josh Groban, Andrea Bocelli, and Sarah Brightman. Connor sang bass II for Georgia State University Singers when they performed at the World Choir Symposium in 2023 in Istanbul, Turkey. and when they recorded the first collegiate recording of Durufle’s Requiem in 2023.
Outside of Capital Hearings, Connor is a student at The George Washington University Law School where he studies international law, is a sitting judge on the Student Bar Association Supreme Court, proud member of the Middle Eastern North African Law Student Association, and member of the GW Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Board. He also loves to read, write, play video games with his friends, and go out dancing.

Alex Morton

Cheltenham, England | Mezzo

Alex joined The Capital Hearings in June 2023.

More to come soon!

Ramya Prabhakar

Atlanta, GA | Alto

Ramya joined The Capital Hearings in June 2023.

More to come soon!

Andrew RossAndrew Ross

 Washington, DC | Bass

Andrew joined The Capital Hearings in May 2022.

He is a former member of Harvard VoiceLab, Bayesoncé, the Boston Choral Ensemble, the Chamber Singers of Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges, and the former mus-ical director of the ‘Ford S-Chords.

A passionate climate nerd (and onetime modeler), he currently works as a software engineer for Arcadia.

Sam ScarrowSam Scarrow

Ambler, PA | Tenor

Sam Scarrow joined The Capital Hearings in Winter 2020. He is a former member of University of Chicago’s The Ransom Notes and Oxford University’s Out of the Blue.

By day, he is an advocate for civil justice reform and serves Director of Communications for the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice. Also by day — Sundays — he is the tenor section leader with the National Presbyterian Church’s Chancel Choir.

Express any interest in music to him and you might find yourself singing a barbershop tag.

Leila Schochet

Princeton, NJ | Alto

Leila joined The Capital Hearings in March 2018.

She previously served as music director of the Middlebury Bobolinks and is an alumna of the Middlebury College Choir.

Leila is a graduate of Middlebury College where she majored in psychology, education, and Spanish. She works as the Education Policy Director for early childhood and child welfare on the Senate HELP Committee. When she’s not singing, Leila enjoys cooking, doing yoga, hiking, and exploring D.C.


Dileep Srihari

Williamsville, NY | Tenor

Dileep is The Capital Hearings’ founder and served as music director through March 2017. He was producer of the ensemble’s first two albums, When The Night Is New (2017) and Opening Statement (2013).

He also performs regularly with the Choral Arts Society of Washington. He has been a featured soloist with Choral Arts on several occasions, including performances of Mozart’s Missa solemnis in C, Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Bruckner’s Mass in E Minor, Gabrieli’s In Ecclesiis, Biebl’s Ave Maria, and MacMillan’s Seven Last Words from the Cross. He has also appeared as a soloist in concert series at the Library of Congress and at the Freeman Stage in Delaware.

He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center, the Music Center at Strathmore, London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, and Pittsburgh’s Heinz Hall. He is also an alumnus of the Cornell University Glee Club and a member of its Alumni Board.

Dileep is a graduate of Cornell University and the Georgetown University Law Center. He currently works in public policy for PlayStation, and was formerly a U.S. Senate staffer. In his spare time, he is a Buffalo sports fan who is always circling the wagons for next year.

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