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Brennan Stokes
Assistant Director
Emerging composer, pianist, tenor, and teacher BRENNAN STOKES earned a Bachelor’s of Music in Piano Performance from Pacific Union College and has been active in playing and singing in school ensembles and church choirs throughout his education. He earned his Master’s Degree in Music Composition at the SF Conservatory of Music in the studio of David Garner. He has had masterclasses in piano with Leon Bates and Sonstraud Speidel and in composition with Jack Perla and David Conte.

Roziht Edwards
Composer and independent artist ROZIHT EDWARDS is a first year master's student in the Technology Applied Composition program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and produces her original music on all major streaming platforms. With over twenty years of experience as a collaborative pianist and a cellist, she has performed with choirs, solo instruments, and both Western and Chinese orchestras. Born and raised in Taiwan, she has also performed in California, New York, Hawaii, Illinois, Oregon, Missouri, and Utah.

Jonathan Roberts
JONATHAN (JONNY) ROBERTS (any pronouns) is a student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music pursuing a Master of Music in Technology and Applied Composition. He received a Bachelors of Music with an Applied Emphasis in Music at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities- College of Liberal Arts- School of Music, where he studied music with the cello and viola. After graduating, he plans to build a career in film scoring, composing for ensemble, composing for dance, and all together creating statemented art.

Merve Tokar
Composer and violinist MERVE TOKAR graduated from the Istanbul Technical University Turkish Music State Conservatory Performing Arts program in 2020. She is currently a master's student at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, where she studies Sound Design and works with A/V hardware, software, and electronics to create music and sound effects for visual media. A co-founder of the EVA String Quartet, she is an Avid Pro Tools® and Dante Level 1 certified and production sound recordist.