Jeannette McCafferty has been singing since before she could talk! She comes from a very musical family: grandfather and uncle are both concert pianists; and both her parents are singers. She has always been in chorus. She sang in the Madrigals group and took private voice lessons in high school. Jeannette attended James Madison University, where she double majored in Special Education and Spanish, and was a part of the JMU Chorale. That is where she met her best friend and future husband, Leo. They have four beautiful children and are very active in their church. Jeannette has sung at all of her friends’ weddings and is happy to be able to keep singing as a member of Bonus Track. She is currently employed by Harford County Public Schools as a Home and Hospital teacher, teaching Spanish.
Liz Zimmerman - Having been born a Perry (daughter of Wayne, sister of Matt) Liz has spent all her life surrounded by music. She has put her voice on display in the past with various choirs and local community theaters in the Maryland area. She now lives in Cochranville, Pennsylvania with her husband and two children. Liz works from home for Zions Bancorporation, which is located in Salt Lake City, UT, and spends her remaining free time pursuing her passion for fiber arts. She hosts a knitting video podcast on YouTube called Just One N, discussing her crafty endeavors and life in general.
Julia Mattson grew up in Champaign, Illinois, and has lived in Illinois, Utah, Texas, and now Maryland. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in Math Education and then attended medical school at the University of Illinois. After completing a residency program in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Texas A&M, she moved to Maryland and began practicing OB/GYN in the community. She is now practicing at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE. She has been married to her husband William for 14 years and is a proud mother of 4 lively and wonderful children. Her love of music, and in particular, singing, began as a child and has continued throughout her life. She has participated in church choirs over the years and has occasionally been involved in other performing groups, including Madrigals and a spiritual performing group at BYU called Latter Day Sounds, which traveled around the Western states performing Sunday evening firesides. She is thrilled to now be singing with Bonus Track, which is challenging her musical range and bringing her out of her comfort zone, thanks to its very talented founder and leader Wayne Perry.
Matt Perry grew up in the Bel Air area studying music throughout his school years and continuing as a trombone major at Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho). After serving a 2 year mission Munich, Germany, Matt returned to University of Utah, changing his major to speech pathology, then continued study at Towson University to receive a doctorate in Audiology. He is the owner of Harmony Hearing and Audiology at Festival Mall in Bel Air, MD. Matt nurtures his passion for music by directing his church choir, taking on occasional roles in local community theater, and singing tenor in Bonus Track. He and his wife, Leslie, have 4 very busy children.
Wayne Perry has been a local musician and music director since moving to Harford County in 1978 after graduation from Towson University. Wayne majored in music education as a tuba player studying with Dan Brown of the Baltimore Symphony, and also studied voice. After 13 years as the band and orchestra teacher at Joppatowne High School, he transitioned to school administration, retiring as a principal in 2008. All along he has stayed engaged with music in various capacities; as a stage performer, bass player, and music director in several music theater productions in the area, as the director of his church choir, and has always been willing to grab a guitar and sing folk songs for anyone that would listen. Since retiring, Wayne continues his professional career in education as an adjunct instructor for McDaniel College and as the registrar for the Maryland Association of Student Councils, but has expanded his musical involvement as the assistant director for the Deer Creek Chorale, and of course as music director of Bonus Track. Wayne and his wife, Karen, live in the Bel Air, MD area, where they raised 5 children and now enjoy 10 grandchildren.