Based in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on the St. Lawrence University campus, the Ad Hoc Singers, formed in 2008 to offer an opportunity for vocal chamber performance, perform not only in Gunnison Memorial Chapel but also around the North Country. The group often performs in concert with Sondra Goldsmith Proctor in special multi-cultural programs.
Alexandra Jacobs Wilke is the Communications and Government Relations Associate at the State University of New York at Potsdam. In addition to singing, Alex serves on the board for the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. A graduate of Wagner College, she studies voice with Julia Pomainville and is also a member of the Potsdam Community Chorus.
Julia Pomainville serves at St. Lawrence University as Arts Programming Coordinator for the departments of Art and Art History, Music, Performance and Communication Arts, the Newell Center for Arts Technology, and the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery. She is a graduate of State University of New York at Potsdam with the Bachelor of Arts in Music History and Literature and the Bachelor of Education in Music. Besides teaching studio voice at St. Lawrence University, she maintains a private voice and piano studio.