Seasons With Chorale: 9
Season Joined: 2008-09
Hometown: New York, NY
Romance Languages, Princeton; voice teachers and vocal coaches include Deanna Murray, Juan Pons, and the incomparable Lisa Edwards!
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
I own and operate a nonprofit tutoring service for children with special needs and/or circumstances.
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
Lead singer, Poncho Williams and the Jazz Cats; Guild Opera Co.
Verdi Requiem, Santa Monica Symphony; A Night at the Opera w/ USC Marching Band; Mozart C-Minor Mass, Los Angeles Chamber Choir, Disney Hall; Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert, Santa Monica Symphony.
Festival of Carols, LAMC; Gorecki, Miserere, LAMC; The Gospel According to the Other Mary, LA Philharmonic; Christmas with Caroline, 2004.
Highlights of your musical career:
Shabat welcome service for Nelson Mandela at B'nai Jeshurun, New York; Ellington Centennial with Jay Hogarth and my older brother, Lennie, at the Tarrytown Music Hall; "Operator" at Chorus America, Zipper Hall (the only E-flat I've ever sung on stage); Jubilee Singers and Adams tours.
Favorite choral work(s):
Brahms, Ein Deutsches Requiem; Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols
What are you listening to these days?