Faculty Professional Activity

Musical Arts Faculty

In June 2017, soprano Marcelle Dronkers and baritone Lee Strawn headlined the cast of Pocket Opera’s presentation of Donizetti’s ROBERTO DEVEREUX, singing the roles of Elisabeth I and The Duke of Nottingham.

Debra Lambert will be traveling to Chengdu in July to prepare Longyue Dai’s (MFA 2018) recital and to attend the performance. 

Daniel Lockert is pianist/accompanist and pre-concert lecturer for the Verdi REQUIEM at Mendocino Musical Festival. He is accompanying soprano Julie Kierstine in a Schubert recital, and will be musical director/pianist for a Leonard Bernstein musical theater concert at the Lark Theater in Larkspur.  

Debra Lambert

  • “Mrs. Higgins,” My Fair Lady, Symphony Silicon Valley, California Theatre, San Jose
  • “Marie,” The Most Happy Fella, Symphony Silicon Valley, California Theatre, San Jose
  • “Heidi,” Follies In Concert, Oakland Symphony, Paramount Theatre, Oakland
  • Assistant Music Director, Little Women, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
  • Pianist, Sancta Civitas, Stanford Symphony/Chorale
  • Alto soloist, Brahms Neue Liebelieder, Milton Suskind Festival, San Francisco
  • Alto soloist, Beethoven Ninth Symphony, Winchester Orchestra, Santa Clara
  • Who’s Who in America, since 2011
  • Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society (Business, Management and Administration, since 2012)
  • American Guild of Musical Artists (since 1979)
  • Actors’ Equity Association (since 1984)

Faculty and Alumni appearances have also been made in the following venues:

Opera San Jose
Pocket Opera, San Francisco
San Francisco Playhouse
San Jose Stage
Sierra Repertory Theatre
Symphony Silicon Valley
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Western Stage
Manhattan School of Music, advanced degree programs
New England Conservatory, advanced degree programs
Ball State University, Doctoral Program