Seasons With Chorale: 22
Season Joined: 1995-96
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Chapman University/USC, Vocal Performance
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
I am on the music staff at San Marino Community Church and sing for the High Holidays at Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades. I do a little private vocal instruction, studio singing, and enjoy various musical opportunities throughout Southern California as an ensemble singer and soloist.
Los Angeles Bach Festival/Mezzo Soloist, Cherubino/Palisades Symphony; Mozart Requiem/Mezzo Soloist/Los Robles Master Chorale; Carmen/Palisades Symphony; Verdi Requiem/Mezzo Soloist)/Pomona College/Cal State Long Beach; Dvorák Requiem/Mezzo Soloist/Palisades Symphony; St. Matthew Passion/Los Angeles Master Chorale; Messiah/Los Angeles Master Chorale
With the Los Angeles Master Chorale: David Lang/The National Anthems, Verdi Requiem (DVD/PBS Great Performances with the LA Phil), Górecki: Miserere, Nico Muhly/A Good Understanding, Salonen/Glass, Argento Te Deum, Lauridsen Lux Aeterna, Christmas, Mahler 3rd Symphony with the LA Philharmonic; Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and Glass Music Through the Ages with Linda Ronstadt, These Are Special Times with Celine Dion
Highlights of your musical career:
There are so many ... any time I have the privilege to be on stage with the Master Chorale, I'm having a musical highlight!
Favorite choral work(s):
Requiem (Duruflé), Rejoice in the Lamb (Britten), Laud to the Nativity (Respighi), 2nd Symphony Finale (Mahler), Little Match Girl (Lang)
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
Again, this is so difficult. The 2014 performances of the Verdi Requiem with the LA Philharmonic was pretty epic. And getting to be a part of the performance of Frank Zappa's 200 MOTELS will be forever etched in my memory!
What are you listening to these days?
Amanda Marshall, Daryl Hall, Anything Motown, the Zen station on my TV, my husband's drum pad/sticks.
Anything you'd like to add about yourself?
Being a part of the LAMC is a great honor. I feel so lucky to be able to love my work, whether I'm singing, working in my Apothecary (ravenshearth.bigcartel.com)cooking -- CREATING! I'm blessed to create music with my best friends.