CONDUCTOR AND ACCOMPANIST

Eric Rea
Artistic Director and Conductor

Conductor Eric Rea is pleased to be leading the recently-formed Temecula Valley Symphony Chorus. In addition to his work with the chorus, he serves as full-time faculty in the Music Department at Mt. San Jacinto College in Menifee where he directs the College Singers, and teaches music theory and voice. Prior to the full-time appointment at MSJC, he was on the faculty of Riverside City College for 4 years, teaching voice and serving first as Assistant Director and then Conductor of the Riverside Master Chorale. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, and the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

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Wendi Turk
Accompanist

Wendi Turk has enjoyed tremendous musical opportunities as a keyboard collaborative artist, musical director, and educator since 1985. Wendi’s vocal and instrumental coaching has prepared young artists for national and international recitals, auditions and competitions such as the regional Metropolitan Opera auditions, Spotlight and Young Artist competitions, and the prestigious Eisteddfodd competition in Wales. As a choral collaborator, she has performed with choirs on various concert stages and cathedrals in China, Wales, Ireland, England, Eastern Europe, Germany and the United States under the direction of Michelle Jensen (Azusa Pacific University Chamber Singers), John Byun (Riverside Community College/Temecula Valley Master Chorale), and Dr. Jonathan Talberg (CSU Long Beach).

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