Seasons With Chorale: 1
Season Joined: 2016-17
Hometown: Woodinville, Washington
Pepperdine University B.A. Theater and Music; USC M.M. Vocal Arts from USC; G.C. Opera Wolf Trap Opera Studio, Aspen Opera Theater Center
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
Los Angeles Opera Chorus, Pacific Opera Project, Fresno Grand Opera, Cabrillo Music Theater, Guest Soloist, Hollywood Master Chorale
Jud Fry - Oklahoma, Cabrillo Music Theater; Hollywood Master Chorale - 20th Anniversary Gala, Guest soloist; Courfeyrac - Les Misérables Fresno Grand Opera; Anthony - Sweeney Todd, Pacific Opera Project
The Count of Monte Cristo Concept Album - Alexandre Dumas; Close Encounters Cast recording - The President/George Washington; Megatrax Holiday 2014, 2015; Megatrax Movie Trailers, 2015
Highlights of your musical career:
Les Misérables at Fresno Grand Opera with the 25th Anniversary Tour/ New Broadway cast; Anthony in Sweeney Todd with Pacific Opera Project; Jud in Oklahoma with Cabrillo Music Theater; Ensemble in Candide at Wolf Trap, with the National Symphony Orchestra; Beethoven 9 with LA Phil; Billy Budd with LA Opera Chorus; Aida at the Hollywood Bowl with the LA Phil
Favorite choral work(s):
Sea Symphony, Ralph Vaughan Williams
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
Singing Beethoven 9 with Dudamel conducting the LA Phil and Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra from memory.
What are you listening to these days?
Britten Folk Songs, Led Zeppelin 1 and 4, Ella Fitzgerald, lots and lots of audiobooks
Anything you'd like to add about yourself?
Prolific audiobook narrator with over 135 titles
Where do you live in L.A.?
What L.A. experience do you consider essential for visitors/newcomers?
Hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains, especially up in Malibu Creek State park. Going to the beach, eating some good sushi, driving Mulholland, driving up PCH to visit Point Dume