Cantabile is a musical term meaning “singable” or “song-like”.


Cantabile Vocal Ensemble is an organization based in Lexington, Kentucky,

led by Donna Bonner.  The 16-voice ensemble was formed in February 2012.

Our Mission

Cantabile Vocal Ensemble is an organization that values the life-long journey of music learning.  With passion for sharing music to Central Kentucky communities through vocal music performances and outreach events,  Cantabile brings music into the lives of audiences and provides community engagement without regard to their financial standing or beliefs. Cantabile performs sacred, secular and popular choral arrangements which challenge its members and delight audiences.  



photo by Dr. David Greenlee
photo by Dr. David Greenlee

Previous concert venues include:

Ashland the Henry Clay Estate (Lexington, KY), Beaumont Presbyterian Church (Lexington, KY), Crestwood Christian Church (Lexington, KY), Curtins@8 with Nick Lawrence Radio Program (WUKY radio, Lexington, KY), First Presbyterian Church (Paris, KY), First United Methodist Church (Lexington, KY), Gardenside Baptist Church (Lexington, KY), Good Shepherd Episcopal Church (Lexington, KY), Farish Theater-Lexington Public Library (Lexington, KY), Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church (Lexington, KY), Faith Fellowship (Lexington, KY), Midway College (Midway, KY), Palomar Neighborhood Lodge and Clubhouse (Lexington, KY), Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Theatre (Lexington, KY), Sayre Christian Village Life Enrichment Center (Lexington, KY), Sayre Christian Village Banta Building (Lexington, KY), Sayre Christian Village Friendship Towers Assisted Living (Lexington, KY), Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill (Harrodsburg, KY), South Elkhorn Christian Church (Lexington, KY), Spindletop Hall (Lexington, KY), St. Raphael’s Episcopal Church (Lexington, KY), Tates Creek Christian Church (Lexington, KY), The Villa Assisted Living (Lexington, KY), Wesley Village (Wilmore, KY), Woodford Community Theatre (Versailles, KY), Woodland Arts Fair (Lexington, KY) and private events


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