Seasons With Chorale: 8
Season Joined: 2009-10
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
MM and Graduate Certificate in Vocal Arts from USC, BA in Music from Pomona College
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
I teach 1st and 2nd grade music at Hooper Avenue Elementary through Education Through Music-LA, and I work part-time in the Master Chorale office
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
Horizon Music Group, Millenium Consort, Beverly Hills Presbyterian
Golijov's Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra at Pomona College; Barbara Conti in ¡Figaro! (90210) with LA Opera Off Grand; Messiah, Einhorn's Voices of Light, Respighi's Lauda per la Natività del Signore and Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem with LAMC; Mozart's Mass in C minor, Brahms Requiem and Mahler 4th Symphony with Pomona College Choir and Orchestra; St. John Passion with Pasadena Master Chorale
David Lang's the national anthems/little match girl passion and Górecki's Miserere with LAMC, The Gospel According to the Other Mary and DVD Verdi: Messa da Requiem with the LA Phil, Josh Groban's Stages; movies include Hail Caesar!, Frozen, Big Hero 6, Keanu, The Conjuring, Godzilla, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; on screen in Shameless
Favorite choral work(s):
Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem, anything by Poulenc, Shawn Kirchner's Heavenly Home
Where do you live in L.A.?
What L.A. experience do you consider essential for visitors/newcomers?
Check out the Bradbury Building, Grand Central Market, and Angel's Flight downtown; Griffith Observatory (it's free!); The Magic Castle, if you can get in!