From: San Diego, California. LA Opera: Audra McDonald concerts in 2013, 2018 and 2023.

He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, where he studied with Bertram Turetzky, and he holds a master’s degree from the California Institute of the Arts. Symphonic credits include performances with the San Diego Symphony, American Symphony Orchestra, Manhattan Philharmonia and various ensembles based in the Baja California region of Mexico.

His 40+ theater credits include Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler, Legally Blonde, Rogers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, See What I Wanna See, Guys and Dolls, the PBS special A Broadway Celebration on In Performance at the White House, Jane Eyre, Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway and An American in Paris, among many others. His stage and sideman credits include collaborations with Audra McDonald, Kristen Chenoweth, Kelli O’Hara, Nancy Sinatra, Victoria Clark, Shirley Jones, Cliff Richard, Deborah Voigt, Sandra Bernhard, Clay Aiken, Taylor Hicks, David Johansen, Sigur Rós, Jeff Beck, Richard Klein and Andrea Bocelli, as well as appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman and America’s Got Talent.