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Meet Our Team

Where Passion and Dedication Meet

Jeron Devonté

Executive and Artistic Director of BE

Jeron received his bachelor of music in vocal music education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He also has a master of sacred music in vocal performance from the University of Notre Dame. As a multifaceted musician, Jeron is a talented choral conductor and vocal instructor. Jeron has received numerous awards and recognition for his musical talents and has been featured in publications such as RISE Chattanooga and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s alumni magazine. The music department of music at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has previously advertised its program utilizing the likes of Jeron's talents.  As he works alongside his choral teacher from high school, Ms. Neshawn Calloway, he aspires to afford underserved community members the experience of participating in meaningful vocal music opportunities just as Ms. Calloway afforded them to him. Learn more about Jeron at

Neshawn Calloway

Artistic Director of the Sogno Choir

Neshawn received her bachelor of music from the University of Memphis with a concentration in choral music. She obtained her master's in music education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where she worked with and was mentored by distinguished composer, Roland Carter. As a choral director Neshawn conducts six vocal ensembles. Her groups have consistently scored superior ratings at local, regional and state festivals as well as festivals abroad. Neshawn has experience conducting major works with chorus and orchestra. She served as assistant director for the Chattanooga Choral Society for the Preservation of African American Songs for 10 years. She currently serves as the choral director at Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts. Neshawn has also served as music director for several shows at the Chattanooga Theater Center. Learn more about Neshawn at

Meet The Board

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

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