Tammie Junkans received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Bethel University, a Master of Arts in Music Education from the University of St. Thomas and then taught music in private and public schools for twenty years. As the Pastor of Traditional Worship at Calvary Church in Roseville, she directs the adult Worship Choir and oversees all choral and traditional instrumental ensembles. She is also an adjunct instructor in Music Ministry at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul and leads hymn sings for Bethel University and the Set Apart Conference at UNW each year.
Bruce Messer received a Bachelor Degree in Choral Music from Bemidji and a Masters of the Arts from St. Cloud University in Conducting. He taught in the Wheaton and Anoka Public School systems and then directed Choirs at Fridley Middle and High School for 29 years where he also led World Drumming Ensembles, the Varsity and Concert Choirs as well as the Show Pops choir and the Chamber Singers. A founding member of TRC, he is also an active baritone soloist at Zion Lutheran Church in Anoka and the area.