Seasons With Chorale: 9
Season Joined: 2008-09
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida
Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance, Master of Music, Vocal Performance, Louisiana State University; Young Artist, Fort Worth Opera Studio; Apprentice Artist, Des Moines Metro Opera
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
Inside Sales Manager
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
Worship Team/Choir Faith Community Church, West Covina, CA
Delaware Opera, Fort Worth Symphony, Fort Worth Opera, Greensboro Symphony, Baton Rouge Symphony
Los Angeles Master Chorale: Górecki: Miserere, Nico Muhly A Good Understanding
Highlights of your musical career:
Grand Finalist, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (performed on Met Stage with Met orchestra, & broadcast on public radio); singing His eye is on the Sparrow with Tony Award winner Stuart Malina accompanying me on piano at Greensboro Symphony performance
Favorite choral work(s):
Morten Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna, Eric Whitacre's Water Night, Mozart's Requiem
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
Singing Balm in Gilead at Disney Hall with Maestro Gershon & the Chorale has yet to be surpassed. Unforgettable.
What are you listening to these days?
Renee Fleming, Harry Connick Jr., Chris Botti, Jill Scott and Michael Bublé
Anything you'd like to add about yourself?
Just thrilled to be able to sing with the best musicians in the city! What an absolute joy!!
What L.A. experience do you consider essential for visitors/newcomers?
Visitors MUST attend a concert at Hollywood Bowl and attend an LAMC a cappella concert at Disney Hall.