- Teaches students:
- Ages 12+
- Teaching since:
As a performer, I take pride in providing moving performances. One of my passion projects is making classical music more accessible through recital work and retranslating music into modern English. My work often combines stand up comedy and music to help other see that classical music is actually really cool when done right. I also have a real passion for jazz, as it is one of the most thrilling to perform.
We perform condensed versions of operas in modern English in non-traditional venues. We also take on cultural issues whenever possible. I've written translations for The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Carmen, and La belle Hélène, and co-wrote La bohème.+ Read More
Performed in opera outreach tours all over Washington State as Prince Paulo in Cinderella en Espãna, and Coyote/Frog/Tayil in the Our Earth Trilogy. I also performed as Papageno/Sarastro in previews of The Magic Flute
Performed in Aida, Beatrice and Benedict, Le comte Ory, La traviata, Der fliegende Holländer, Maria Stuarda, and Nabucco
An American labor union that represents 8,000 current and retired opera singers, ballet and other dancers, opera directors, backstage production personnel at opera and dance companies, and figure skaters.