Kim Moller, soprano
Kimberly earned her M.M. in Vocal Performance and a Graduate Performance Diploma in Voice from Boston University in 2013. This year she also earned an MFA in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University. Career highlights include touring as a soloist with The Boston Symphony Orchestra Pops under the direction of Keith Lockhart. Regionally, she appeared as Kira in Xanadu the Musical with Moonstruck Theater Company, Philia in Sondheim’s …Forum with St. Louis Meramec Theater. Other highlights include a televised broadcast at Tremont Temple in Boston of Handel’s Messiah, Mabel in Pirates of Penzance with Sudbury Savoyards. Kimberly has sung with Cambridge Holiday Pops, Masterworks Chorale, Longwood Opera, Boston Metro Opera, FOPAC, Brockton Symphony Orchestra, BUSO and Boston University Baroque, Union Avenue Opera, Webster Symphony Orchestra and La Donna Musicale in the U.S. premiere of Christina Rossi’s Il Figliuol Prodigo in downtown Boston. She has been teaching professionally in her private voice studio for 8 years. Check out kimberlymoller.com for more info and to see the latest news about her performing career.
Patricia Jewel, alto
Patricia is a graduate of the University of Redlands where she received her Bachelor’s degrees in Music and Psychology. She is an educator, ASCAP songwriter and studio singer. Her recent theater credits include: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Congregant), Ragtime (Ensemble), Shrek The Musical (Mama Ogre, Mama Bear, Dragon), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Muzzy Van Hossmere) and Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle). Patricia has toured nationally and internationally with award winning ensembles and has lent her voice as a session singer for both rock and gospel recording artists.
Richard is a longtime favorite of Southern California audiences. A Moonlight Stage Productions veteran, he was seen last summer as Clopin in Hunchback of Notre Dame, earlier as Radames in Aida, the Stoker in Titanic, Marius in Les Misérables, and Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance. Select regional credits include Che in Evita (Musical Theater West) the King in The King and I (Welk Resort Theatre), Nanki-Poo in Hot Mikado (Starlight Musical Theater), and Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Welk Resort, Center Stage).
Johnny is delighted to be a part of this wonderful concert of the Messiah! Here are some musical theatre productions he has performed in: SHREK (Lord Farquaad), SPAMALOT (Sir Robin), DROWSY CHAPERONE (Feldzig), LEGALLY BLONDE (Kyle), CAROUSEL (Ensemble), GREASE (Danny), JOSEPH (Joseph), Oklahoma (Curly). Venues: Moonlight, Performance Riverside, MTW, SDMT, Curtain Call, YLCLO, Center Stage, Disneyland, TVP, FAN and The Sacramento Music Circus. Johnny would like to thank Elan for this opportunity and for inspiring him and countless others with her passion for music that is extremely infectious. He would also like to thank his fellow soloists for the opportunity to work with them after the privilege of sharing the stage with them last summer.
Elan McMahan, conductor
Elan works in the arts community as a pianist, musical director and conductor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from BYU and master’s degree, also in piano performance, from the St. Louis Conservatory of Music. Elan has performed as soloist with several orchestras, including the Palomar Symphony, North Coast Symphony and Missouri Festival Orchestra. She has taught elementary classroom music in the Carlsbad Unified School District and is currently an associate faculty member at Mira Costa College. Elan is Resident Musical Director for Moonlight Stage Productions, having provided musical direction for over 50 shows. This summer she will musically direct and conduct Moonlight’s upcoming productions of Matilda and West Side Story. Elan also works for The Old Globe in San Diego; her most recent project: Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Her work at Moonlight and the Globe has received critical acclaim, including the San Diego Critics Circle Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Musical Direction in 2012, 2015 and 2017.