Seasons With Chorale: 5
Season Joined: 2012-13
Hometown: Seattle, WA
BM Vocal Performance, University of Southern California; Fulbright Fellowship, Austria
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
I am a founding member and current board member of Ensemble Vocatrix, a touring early music ensemble based in Los Angeles.
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
Bach Collegium San Diego, The John Alexander Singers, Golden Bridge Consort, Pacific Chorale, The Choir of St. James', Ensemble Vocatrix, The Clarion Singers and LA Schola.
Carissimi's Jephte (Filia) with Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble, Vaughan Williams' Mass in G Minor at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Mozart Requiem in San Miguel, CA for a 9/11 Tribute Concert, Cantata for solo soprano Ich habe genug, BWV 82a with Bach Collegium San Diego, Handel Messiah at The Norris Center for the Performing Arts in Palos Verdes, Brahms Requiem at Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, Allegri Miserere at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Stanford Magnificat in G at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, Haydn Missa in Angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass), Cantata for solo soprano Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 with Bach Collegium San Diego, and Bach Mass in B Minor with Musica Angelica conducted by John Alexander.
Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience
League of Legends (soloist)
Diaries of a Wimpy Kid 4
The Mad Whale (soloist)
Star Wars: Rogue One
Various commercials, YouTube Red
Verdi Requiem on Deutsche Grammophon as well as The Radio Hour and other Jake Heggie compositions on the Delos label.
Highlights of your musical career:
Lagrime di San Pietro with Peter Sellars and LAMC. Other highlights include singing in a post-concert Schubert recital with Sir András Schiff following a performance of Haydn's Paukenmesse with the LA Philharmonic, a concertized production of West Side Story with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, first performing the lead role, Anima, in the 2015 fully staged version of Hildegard von Bingen's transcendent Ordo Virtutum (now continued touring performances), premiering the first ever choral opera, The Radio Hour, by Jake Heggie, soloist debut on Classical KUSC, recording an album of new music with Susan Graham, appeared as a returning soloist to Canterbury Cathedral with the Clarion Singers, and most recently was featured in an upcoming documentary film, The American Chorister, following the lives of professional vocalists and choristers in Los Angeles.
A defining moment of favorite LA Master Chorale onstage experience:
West Side Story at Hollywood Bowl with Gustavo Dudamel and Lagrime di San Pietro with Peter Sellars!!