After graduating with a degree in vocal performance from UCSB, Patti began her professional career at the Santa Barbara Civic Light Opera where she earned her Actor's Equity card. She lived and performed in New York City for over ten years. Memorable roles include Eliza Doolittle in "My Fair Lady" and Maria in "West Side Story." She also worked as the production singer on Carnival Cruise Line's "Ms Fascination." While in NYC, Patti earned her Masters in theatre from NYU and developed the lower school drama program at The Convent of the Sacred Heart School. Patti is currently the drama director of the SHHS Drama Program. She performs locally with Jazz @ 7 and has been a featured performer in several recent Broadway reviews at the White Barn.
Kathryn Hopgood, Soprano
Kathryn's deep joy for music has led to sixteen years of choral ensembles and a music performance degree from Pacific Union College. Kathryn has been a soprano soloist in Spain, Scandinavia, China and Russia, and has also enjoyed playing lead roles for the Napa Valley Musical Theatre such as Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof. She takes much joy in performing in many Napa Valley weddings, church services and other private parties and charity events and is a lead musician in a local band, "The Fabulous Screwtops." Kathryn spends her days with the amazing students at the Calistoga Jr/Sr High School as their Registrar has hopes of having her own choir someday.