I am a classically trained lyric soprano who has been performing and teaching singing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years. I have a great passion for all styles of music, and can assist you in choosing the appropriate songs that will beautifully enhance your wedding ceremony, memorial service or event.
Price Range: $150 for 2 songs. $50 for each additional
What to Expect
You can expect professionalism and a quality performance for your wedding, memorial service or private event.
I LOVE music! I have a graduate degree in singing and I’ve dedicated my entire life to it. I have a vast knowledge of music and strive to find the perfect songs for the perfect moments. I am happy to offer free consultations in picking just the right music for your events, because it’s so much fun for me – and I know how important it is to you. I am happy to work side by side with your wishes or to make recommendations based on my expertise.
Planning a funeral or memorial service can be overwhelming, and I understand that you want to celebrate the life of your loved one in the most meaningful ways possible. I will be sensitive to your requests and if needed, I can provide planning assistance as needed for ensuring the best musical choices. If desired, instrumental accompaniment (1-5 instruments) can be arranged at an additional fee.
Looking to keep the guests occupied and happy during the reception, while the bride and groom are busy taking photographs? For a perfect transition between the ceremony and the DJ, I can perform lively jazz standards, pop classical and /or classical pieces with accompaniment (instrumental ensembles or single instrument options available).
I returned home to the Bay Area after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Pitzer College, and a Master of Music in Vocal Arts from the University of Southern California. I have performed roles with West Bay Opera, Pocket Opera, Berkeley Opera, the Lamplighters, Golden Gate Opera and Opera San Jose. I have also performed with the San Francisco Opera Chorus, The Community Music Center Orchestra, and have managed, sung and am new owner of The Merrie Olde Christmas Carolers, the oldest and largest professional caroling organization in the country ((link hidden)).
I am a former winner of the SF Concerto Orchestra Vocal Competition in both the Living Composers and Cabaret divisions, and the Grand Prize winner of the Art Song division.
I have thoroughly enjoyed positions on the faculty at Community The Music Center of San Francisco, NDNU, De Anza College and The Academy of Art College. I live an active lifestyle with my husband and 3 children, and to keep my sanity I play soccer at least once a week.
Additional Booking Notes
No special lighting or staging needed. If it is a large venue, sound equipment may be needed, but I've trained in vocal projection so I'd like to think I can do it without too much amplification.
Influences & Inspiration
I am a classically trained singer, but I have influences in many genres of music.
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