Name: Brielle Marina Neilson
Voice type: Alto
SFS Chorus member since: 2014
Hometown: Simsbury, CT
Music schools I attended: Carnegie Mellon University, DePaul University, San Francisco State
Began singing: When I was less than a year old. My mother says I used to sing myself to sleep in my crib at night.
Musical inspirations: I don't remember what initially inspired me, but by the time I was learning how to write, I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up.
If I were not a professional singer, I might be: a photographer or a writer
Favorite composers: Mozart, Verdi, Debussy, Barber, Gershwin, and Cole Porter
Favorite vocal works: Verdi's Requiem, La Traviata, Carmen, and The Marriage of Figaro
This season, I am really looking forward to: Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe and Brahms' Requiem
When I’m not working, I enjoy: Spending time with my husband, my 3 year old daughter Stella and my fabulous friends.
On my CD player/iPod: Some of everything. All genres are represented.
Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Hanging out in nature, finding yummy food and wine and seeing live music, of course!
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