Ta‘u Pupu‘a

Tenor Unique in the opera world, Ta’u Pupu’a was an outstanding NFL Defensive End, until a career-ending injury changed his life and led him to a new career – opera. A Juilliard Opera Center (ADOS) graduate, he is a native of the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga. Pupu’a attended Weber State University in Utah on a.. read more →

Marsha Thompson

Soprano Marsha Thompson is lauded by The New York Times for her “…stellar performance of Violetta in La Traviata (in Central Park)…revealing a warm agile soprano…who sang and acted expressively throughout the evening.” Ms. Thompson sang Sieglinde in Die Walküre with Trilogy Opera Company in Newark, NJ, and Aida with Boheme Opera NJ and Opera.. read more →

Jim Curry

Jim Curry began his music career writing and performing the opening song, “The Time of Your Life” for his senior play. The song was then voted to be the 1975 class song and Jim was awarded a Rotary Scholarship to study music in college. Even at this early stage in his life, Jim’s natural voice.. read more →

Ann Krinitsky

As Director of Marin Symphony Youth Performance programs and the Virtuoso Program at San Domenico School, Ann Krinitsky also conducts Family Concerts with the Marin Symphony. She graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied with Michael Senturia. Ms. Krinitsky completed three summers of study with Harold Farberman and various visiting.. read more →

Amy Hānaialiʻi

Hawai’i’s top-sellingfemale vocalist of all time. Amy’s success as a recording artist speaks for itself and is evidenced by a multitude of awards and acknowledgments, including 5 GRAMMY® nominations for Best Hawaiian Music Album. Her role as a cultural force for Hawaiian Culture stems from composing in Hawaiian Language and bringing her language to the.. read more →

Naoto Otomo

Graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music. Studied under Seiji Ozawa, Kazuyoshi Akiyama, Tadaaki Otaka and Morihiro Okabe. While still being a student of the Toho Gakuen, he entered NHK Symphony Orchestra and had his debut with the orchestra at 22. Now Otomo is a Honorary Guest Conductor of Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, conductor laureate of.. read more →

William Wolfram

American pianist William Wolfram was a silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions and a bronze medalist at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow. Wolfram has appeared with many of the greatest orchestras of the world and has developed a special reputation as the rare concerto soloist who.. read more →

Rune Bergmann

An energetic and compelling figure on the podium, Norwegian conductor Rune Bergmann is a dynamic, versatile conductor with an extensive classical, romantic, operatic and contemporary repertoire.  Considered among today’s most talented young Scandinavian conductors, his elegant interpretations and reputation as an inspiring and profound musician continue to attract the attention of orchestras throughout the world… read more →

Behzod Abduraimov

Behzod Abduraimov’s performances combine an immense depth of musicality with phenomenal technique and breath-taking delicacy. He works with leading orchestras worldwide including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra and Münchner Philharmoniker, and prestigious conductors including Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Manfred Honeck, Lorenzo Viotti, Vasily Petrenko, James Gaffigan, Jakub Hrůša and Vladimir.. read more →

Chee-Yun

Violinist Chee-Yun’s flawless technique, dazzling tone, and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents. Charming, charismatic, and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music. A winner of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and a recipient of the Avery Fisher.. read more →