Carl is a vocal coach/accompanist who frequently works with San Francisco Opera Center, West Bay Opera, Opera San Jose; and is an alumnus of the prestigious Merola Program at the San Francisco Opera. Carl studied voice and choral conducting at Brigham Young University and soon after returned to the Bay Area to pursue vocal coaching and accompanying at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Carl is the Principle Accompanist for the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus and conducts one of their small ensembles, Vocal Minority. Carl can also be seen on Sundays conducting the Chancel Choir at the Congregational Church of San Mateo and is a regular soloist for the church. Carl is thrilled to be involved with OEBGMC and is looking forward to an entertaining and exciting concert season.