Seasons With Chorale: 9
Season Joined: 2008-09
Hometown: Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, full scholarship
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
I'm also an actor who works in the theatre.
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
I've performed as a singer or actor in the four corners of the US and many places in between - big screen, small screen, and stages from Lincoln Center to the Hollywood Bowl; High Holidays at Stephen S. Wise Temple; Michetti/Knowles Yuletide Carolers, Jazz back-up vocalist for a member of the Gershwin family in NY, Las Vegas, Boston, LA; Other Choirs include St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, Santa Fe Desert Chorale, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal NYC, Goodman Chamber Choir, Canticum Novum Singers, August Chorale, Lark Musical Society
Amadeus for South Coast Repertory, The Christians for the Mark Taper Forum, the Virtue Hope in Hildegard von Bingen's Ordo Virtutum staged by Cantoris LA; Nurse and Belle Reve Ghost in LA Opera's A Streetcar Named Desire with Renée Fleming; Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd; Mother Abbess in Sound of Music; Messiah guest soloist for Ojai Youth Symphony & Community Chorus
On camera: An Evening With Alan Jay Lerner for Great Performances-PBS; Surviving Christmas; Gift of the Magi; Christmas With the Kranks; Verdi Requiem-Dudamel and LA Phil; Recordings: St. Bartholomew's Choir NYC; LAMC: Górecki Miserere, 50th Season Celebration; Soundtracks: Shaggy Dog, Godzilla, Big Hero 6, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hangover 3, Despicable Me 2, Romeo & Juliet, Keanu, Hail, Caesar!
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
My first concert with the Chorale at Disney Hall - Rachmaninoff - and at the Hollywood Bowl. The Duke Ellington Sacred Concert with James Newton was pretty spectacular.
What are you listening to these days?
Rosemary Clooney, Bernie Dresel and the BBB, KPCC
Where do you live in L.A.?