Meet the Musicians for The Right Note
We have four fantastic musicians lined up to accompany the cast for all six performances and we cannot wait for you to see them play.
Sheela Ramesh (Music Direction, Keyboard) is a music director, composer, and arranger/orchestrator. Other recent Bay Area theater credits include musical directing Theatre’s Rhinoceros’s The Boy from Oz and eight short musicals for Musical Cafe’s showcases of new musical theater, and composing original music for Inferno Theatre’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, in which she also played Peasblossom. Sheela trained as a singer at Carnegie Mellon University (BFA) and the Royal College of Music (PgDip). She has performed in musical theater and opera with companies in in the US and UK. Sheela also holds degrees in psychology/cognitive science (BS, Carnegie Mellon; MSc, University College London) and law (JD, Yale Law School).
Jacob Wolkenhauer (Guitarist) is a Berkeley-based composer and guitarist. He has composed the original scores for a number of short films, including the Stephen King film, Big Driver. His original compositions for dance have been used by Post:Ballet, Diablo Ballet, and Westwick-Dolder Dance Theater. He has also lent his guitar playing and production skills to local music acts such as Tawnee Kendall & The Hangover Brigade, Jeb Havens, Joseph Hickey, and the Grace Woods Trio. http://www.jacobwolkenhauer.com
Nicholas Martin (Bassist) is a Michigan-born musician, composer, and songwriter. Classically and formally trained as a guitarist, bassist, pianist, and vocalist, he has over ten years of experience as a multi-instrumentalist, having played as a pit musician in multiple theater productions, most recently in Theatre Rhinoceros’ production of The Boy from Oz. Nicholas also performs as a solo classical guitarist, having recently performed as the soloist for Joaquin Rodrigo’s Fantasia para un Gentilhombre with the San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra. Nicholas currently resides in San Francisco.
David Walker (Drums) is thrilled to be working on this production of The Right Note. Recent credits include playing drums in Theater Rhino’s The Boy From Oz, Ray of Light’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and the Tuck ‘n’ Roll Player’s Cyberotica at Oasis. He has also worked on the tech team with Third Cloud From the Left on their production of Dernier Cri. David is also in two local rock bands, Jon Telegraph, and MuFTA (Music for the Apocalypse). When not drumming, David is running his screen print supply business, Anthem Screen Printing. Much love to Carol, Cassie and Emoción.