Katy grew up singing and playing the piano, and eventually took up playing the harp as well. She has sung in numerous state and national honor choirs, and treasures those experience above almost all others. Katy attended CSU Stanislaus as a vocal performance major, and during this time performed roles in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi and Mozart's The Magic Flute. She has over 10 years of experience singing and playing for weddings, funerals, and other special occasions. She has taught both private voice and piano lessons to people from ages 5 to 65, and enjoys helping people unlock their musical abilities. Katy currently sings in the Modesto Symphony Orchestra Chorus and is a part of the worship team at Heartland Community Church in Ripon, CA.
Guitar, Voice, Piano, Conducting
Yohan has been working with numerous musicians and students at all levels as a conductor, music director, voice coach, guitarist, and teacher throughout the past 10 years. He has conducted and prepared ensembles including the USC Apollo Men's Chorus, Thornton Opera Chorus, the Hermosa Beach Youth Chorus, the San Fernando Valley Youth Chorus, and the Los Altos Scholars. Yohan has assisted with musical direction for productions with Expressions Summer Theatre, the Beyer High School Drama & Choir Department, and most recently was Musical Director of the Gallo Center of the Arts production of "A Christmas Memory."
Yohan received his Bachelor of Music from California State University, Stanislaus, and his Master of Music from the University of Southern California. To learn more about Yohan Partan and to view examples of his conducting and compositions, visit his professional website at yohanpartan.com.