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Bruce Gelfand

Scott Warner

Bruce Gelfand has over 25 years experience in theater, film, and television in both New York and Hollywood. His plays have won national playwriting awards, and been produced Off-Broadway, and in theaters around the country. His movies have been seen on American Playhouse, in countless film festivals, and in markets around the world. He is also a novelist and prize-winning poet. As a writing teacher and coach, Bruce has lectured at universities and led writing workshops around the world. He is the editor of the anthology, Brighter the Light, Deeper the Shadow.

Scott Warner holds the Doctoral degree in Music Composition from the University of Michigan, where he was teaching assistant to three Pulitzer-Prize winning composers.  A music professor for many years at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, his classical music compositions have recieved grants and awards from ASACP, BMI, The National Association of Music Teachers, and many, many others.  As a life-long jazz pianist he has performed and recorded around the world, with musicians and friends from the bands of Horace Silver, Harry Connick Jr. and Wynton Marsalis.

Vocalists

Tami Dahbura is currently on the road in the First National Tour of the award-winning Broadway musical, In The Heights. Credits include Off-Broadway:  The Pajama Game.   National/International Tour: A Chorus Line.  Tami has been performing in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 10 years.  Some of her favorite local credits include:  Into the Woods, Gypsy, Tune the Grand Up, Bingo, The Full Monty, and many other productions.  Tami has also performed many times with the Sacramento Philharmonic and the Oakland East Bay Symphony.  When not onstage or out on the road touring, Tami lives in Vallejo, California with her beloved pets and boyfriend, and is actively raising and training a puppy for Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Natasha Miller has produced CD projects at Fantasy Records in Berkeley, as well as at Skywalker Studios. She is a classically trained violinist and holds the first violin position in her string ensemble The Sapphire String Quartet. Natasha is also a songwriter, vocalist, and plays the acoustic guitar and piano. As a vocalist, Ms. Miller has had the honor of performing at venues such as the Monterey Jazz Festival, Yoshi’s in Oakland and San Francisco, The Plush Room in San Francisco, Blues Alley in D.C., and the Jazz Standard in NYC