Seasons with Chorale: 15
Voice Part CHORALE: Soprano
Education/Training: Bachelor Degree in Music, Vocal Production, Chapman University; Master of Education Degree, Grand Canyon University
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do? Yes
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform? Teach music and drama at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic School, Encino, CA to Kindergarten through 8th grade. 340+ students!; Soprano soloist/section leader and guitar mass director at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic Church, Encino, CA; Soprano soloist/section leader at Glendale City Adventist Church, Glendale, CA; Soprano section leader/octet member for Temple Israel of Hollywood, Hollywood, CA
The Seeker, Sum of All Fears, A.I., Wild, Wild West, Deep Blue Sea, Heartbreakers, Murphy Brown, Double-Stuff Oreos
Favorite choral work(s):
Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem and Duruflé Requiem are tied.
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
Singing the oratorio Voices of Light by Richard Einhorn, which was performed accompanying the 1928 silent film, The Passion of Joan of Arc as a live soundtrack and commentary. The libretto was taken from the diary of Joan of Arc and the writings of female mystics and saints. We toured with the LA Mozart Orchestra and Anonymous Four, performing this profound, shattering experience all over the Midwestern US. It literally changed my life.
What are you listening to these days?
When I hit “shuffle” on the ol’ iPod, I get: Dave Brubeck’s Jazz Impressions of Japan, Paul Pew, Dougie Maclean’s Riof album, Joni Mitchell, Donald Fagan, Debussy, Fauré, Ravel’s string quartet, Beausoleil, and the soundtracks to Thunderball, Out of Africa, and Amelie, to name a few
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