Seasons With Chorale: 5
Season Joined: 2012-13
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
I'm a freelance violist/violinist and fire performer. I also work for a couture balloon company.
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
Favorite choral work(s):
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
Surviving the earthquake on stage at Disney Hall during the LA Phil performance of Daphnis et Chloe. Our music must have shaken the Earth to it's core (or at least to it's tectonic plates). First thought to cross my mind when it hit: "Well, I really can't think of a better way to go."
What are you listening to these days?
Where do you live in L.A.?
What L.A. experience do you consider essential for visitors/newcomers?
1) Treat yourself to a Red Velvet cupcake from the cupcake ATM at Sprinkles! 2) There is a lovely grassy knoll on the beach by the rings in Santa Monica (just south of the pier) where circus folk, acro-yogis, slack liners, capoeira dancers, and all other variety of movement artists gather on Sunday afternoons. They're inspiring to watch and even more fun to play with! Stop into Bay Cities while you're in the area and grab one of their infamous sandwiches along with a side of their drool-worthy mac n' cheese. Speaking of pure edible bliss: 3) Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles - Be prepared for the inevitable food coma to follow.