BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Kara Pecson – President
Kara Pecson has been singing choral music since she was eight years old, and finds it to be an endless source of creation and inspiration. She has been a member of Resonance for four years, and also sings regularly with the San Luis Obispo Vocal Arts Ensemble and Canzona Women’s Ensemble. She also enjoys social dancing, and has been blessed to be involved with the Cal Poly Salsa Club for over fifteen years. Professionally, she has worked for Quest Diagnostics for six years, and loves helping people stay healthy, whether emotionally, physically or spiritually. She enjoys living the beautiful life of the Central Coast.
Kelly Christopherson – Secretary
Kelly Christopherson is a Psychology student working towards her licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy. She brings her experience of starting up and running Non-Profit Organizations in the past, including founding Diabetic Youth Connection of San Luis Obispo County. She currently runs the Compliance and Administrative Departments for the Northern Region of California Psychcare. Kelly has been singing and playing musical instruments such as Flute and Saxophone, since the fourth grade, and currently performs with the Opera San Luis Obispo Grand Chorus, The San Luis Obispo Master Chorale, Central Coast Gilbert and Sullivan, and is the bassist and Youth Director for Paso Robles Church of the Nazarene.
Paul Osborne – Treasurer
Paul Osborne has been a choral director, tenor soloist, and composer/arranger on the Central Coast since 2006. He received his degree at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, where he studied choral conducting with René Clausen. He was the choral director at San Luis Obispo High School from 2007 to 2012. He is currently the Chorus Master for Opera San Luis Obispo, the founder/director of Resonance, the worship leader and a member of the Board of Directors at Paso Robles Church of the Nazarene, and last Fall was his first season as director of the Young Men’s Ensemble with the Central Coast Youth Chorus (formerly the Central Coast Children’s Choir.) He performs locally with the San Luis Obispo Master Chorale, Central Coast Gilbert & Sullivan, the Vines Chorus, and the “Bach in the Mission” series with the Cal Poly Early Music Ensemble. Paul plays a variety of instruments including, but not limited to Piano, Guitar, and Trumpet. He resides in Atascadero with his wife Katrina and daughter Emmy.
To learn more about Paul, check out his personal website: www.paulosbornemusic.com
ADDITIONAL TEAM MEMBERS
Liam Daley – Assistant Director
Liam is a bass-baritone, composer/arranger, and visual artist from Atascadero. He studies voice with Amy Goymerac, and is currently a student at Cuesta College. In addition to Resonance, he sings with many local groups such as Opera San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo Master Chorale, and The New World Baroque Orchestra. He immerses himself in a variety of other musical fields such as conducting, music theory and composition, and hopes to build a long and fruitful career in music.