Brendan Hartnett is an accomplished educator, director, and singer. Brendan directed up and down the coast of California with companies including Opera Parallele and the Pacific Opera Project. As an educator, he has been a Lecturer in Music at the University of California at Santa Cruz, and has taught undergraduate acting and directing at UCLA. As a singer, Brendan has enjoyed performing with many San Francisco Bay Area companies and ensembles, such as Pocket Opera. Most recently, he directed and sang in The Gondoliers with the Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company.
Praised for her “shimmering tones” and “star struck vulnerability” by Opera News, Greek-American Soprano Jamie Chamberlin Granner has sung with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and is a frequent performer with LA Opera and Long Beach Opera. In 2015, Chamberlin garnered national attention when she was selected to portray Marilyn Monroe in the US Premiere of Gavin Bryars’ Marilyn Forever in a haunting production by LBO’s visionary Artistic Director, Andreas Mitisek.
World-renowned leading tenor Nathan Granner gained chart-topping success as a founding member of The American Tenors and has originated numerous roles in world premieres, including Korey Wise in Anthony Davis' Pulitzer Prize-winning The Central Park Five. Mr. Granner also uses his skills as a producing artist to create engaging video performances, including “Sing Out Loud," a popular web series for LA Opera.
Zach Neufeld is a composer of a diverse range of work, including choral, orchestral, chamber, and electronic music. He is equally active as a pianist, organist, teacher, and conductor, and is in demand as a collaborative pianist for singers. Recent performances include selections from Winterreise with tenor Thomas Segen for the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Inside the Music series at Disney Hall, the piano-four-hands arrangement of Barber of Seville with Pacific Opera Project, and masterclasses with Susan Graham, John Bucchino, and Speranza Scappucci.
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