About the Artist
"Capital Transit" is an entertaining, education-enriching, five piece vocal/instrumental group based in Raleigh- Durham. A graduate of Oberlin School of Music, singer/songwriter Tim Smith plays sax, flute, & keyboards nationally and internationally. Drew Lile performs on guitar, bass, banjo, and mandolin with the NC Symphony, NC Theater, NC Jazz Repertory Orchestra and with national Broadway tours and visiting artists like Pavoratti, the Pointer Sisters, and Little Anthony and the Imperials. He currently teaches guitar at Duke University. Dave Youngman (graduate of the High School of Music and Art in Manhattan, and also University of Buffalo) plays keyboard, sax, guitar & clarinet. He has been writing, performing, and teaching music for over 30 years. Cindi Johnson has performed in Raleigh, as solo singer and pianist and as part of a group. She also taught kindergarten for 20 years. Lola Youngman, with a BS in Music Education, has taught music for over 30 years. She has written and directed many children's performances, including 12 of Wake County's "Pieces of Gold" shows. Together this group is unmatched for experience in performance and experience in Music Education.