Bion Cantorum
Bion Cantorum

Our Mission

Bion Cantorum, Inc. is organized as a chamber vocal ensemble in Charlotte and nearby counties for cultural, charitable, entertainment and educational purposes. Our aim is to perform choral masterworks to increase appreciation for choral music among youth and adults. We are incorporated not-for-profit in the State of Florida

President: Jean Finks
Past President: Joan Byron
Treasurer: Ray Byron
Secretary: Vacant
Artistic Director (ex officio): Roy Engler
Member at Large: Francis Wada
Member at Large: Jeanette Zingo
Artistic Staff
Artistic Director: Roy Engler
Accompanist: John Renfroe

Where We Meet

Bion Cantorum performs three annual concerts at First Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda, 25250 Airport Road (near Taylor Road), Punta Gorda FL 33950. Regular weekly rehearsals are held at the church, beginning each Monday night during season from 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm. 
The ensemble is available for additional concerts at other local venues, and has performed in Cape Coral and Punta Gorda by invitation.
Singers interested in joining our group should love music and be able to read music and blend their voice with those of others. To schedule an audition, please email director Roy W. Engler at or call him at 239.826.7947.