Telesterion is a Seattle band started as a group of friends and alumni of the Eleusyve Rites of Eleusis presentations getting together to make music.
Here’s video footage of them performing “Uncharmable Charmer” at the Rites of Mars release party at the Rendezvous in Seattle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wwh4s5MK5A0
The line up includes:
Melissa Holm is a long time active member of OTO who sings, plays flute and provides additional percussion. She is a founding member of Eleusyve Productions, and performs and directs in the various presentations.
Kristin Holsather started working with Eleusyve during the Rite of Venus. She and Jon met in audio engineering class. She plays rhythm guitar and sings in Telesterion. She has been involved in every Rite since, working behind the scenes in Mercury and Venus, and taking a role on stage during Sol and Mars (Aries in both presentations) as well as taking on associate director duties.
Kat Ralbovsky plays drums – He performed in the Eleusyve presentation of Mercury doing poi and staff work, and starred as Sol in The Rite of Sol.
Tierany Seriflame – Plays keys and sings, she performed doing poi in The Rite of Mercury, and took the role of Besz during the Rite of Sol. She also assisted with some of the early blocking for The Rite of Mars.
Jon Sewell is a longtime member of OTO who plays guitar and sings for Telesterion. Additionally, he’s been composing and producing musical adaptions for The Rites of Eleusis for more than a decade with Eleusyve Productions in Seattle
Here’s their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/thetelesterion