deborah benedict - Vocal Director
Deborah is an instructor of voice at UC Berkeley and Dominican University of California. With a MA in voice from The New England Conservatory of Music, she apprenticed with The Santa Fe and Long Beach operas. She has performed operatic roles with the Yale Symphony, New Haven Opera, and Harvard Opera. She has performed with the Berkeley Opera, West Bay Opera, Diablo Light Opera, and San Bernadino Opera. She sang for twelve years with the chorus of The San Francisco Opera. Today, she directs choirs at St. Patrick's Church and Congregation Rodef Shalom. Deborah was music director for the West Marin Players for five years. She is also the choral contractor for Skywalker Ranch recordings, singing in vocals for video games and movies, among them: Spykids, Hell-Boy, and The Giver.