Guest Artists

Our Orchestra

Guest Artists
Hans Brightbill, cello -

Eternal Spirit
Jan 27 & 28, 2018

Hans Brightbill grew up in a musical family, starting cello at age eleven after several years of studying piano with his mother. While still in high school, Mr. Brightbill served as principal cello in the Orange County Youth Symphony...

Ivalah Allen, soprano -

Carmina Burana
Mar 17 & 18, 2018

Soprano Ivalah Allen has appeared as soloist numerous times in major cities in the Midwest as well as Costa Rica. Recent performances included Puccini's Suor Angelica, Bach’s Magnificat, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9...

Mark Andrew Kratz, tenor -

Carmina Burana
Mar 17 & 18, 2018

Mark Andrew Kratz is a 2006 graduate of the Tri-Cities Opera young artist training program and a 2003 young artist for the Tacoma Opera.

Igor Vieira, baritone -

Carmina Burana
Mar 17 & 18, 2018

Hailed by Opera News Magazine as “superb,” and “show-stealing,” Brazilian-American baritone Igor Vieira made his professional debut in his native Rio de Janeiro at age 17, singing the role of Dancaïre in Bizet’s Carmen.

Pam Otsuka, violin -

Fanfare and Concerto
Nov 18 & 19, 2017

Pam Otsuka, concertmaster of the Sonoma County Philharmonic, performs widely throughout the greater Bay Area, including stints with the the Santa Rosa Symphony, Ukiah Symphony, the Symphony of the Redwoods...

Robby Morales, viola -

Fanfare and Concerto
Nov 18 & 19, 2017

Robby Morales has been a member of the Sonoma County Philharmonic since 2009, when he was a junior in high school. He started playing piano at the age of 8.