Marin Arts & Culture May 2017 - Page 42

ARTISTS’ MARKETPLACE This is our forum for Marin creatives to get together and share their talents. To hear or see a video of these artists, click the arrows below. Click on the headshots to go to their websites. For more information on submitting a listing please contact « Dèsirèe Goyette-Bogas Patrick Leveque » A baritone and voice teacher, Mr. Leveque has returned home to Marin County after a six-year run of Phantom of the Opera in Las Vegas. In Marin he has played many roles including Curly in Oklahoma! in the Marin Mountain Play and has been a soloist at Davies Symphony Hall. He holds a Master of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and currently teaches voice in the MFA program at American Conservatory Theater, Dominican University and in his private studio. Jonathan Poretz » Born in New York City but a proud Marinite since 1995, Jonathan has had the honor of portraying Frank Sinatra in several Rat Pack tribute productions, an experience that has taken him cross country, and most recently on a three-month tour of Germany. Locally, Jonathan has headlined several of the Bay Area’s top jazz and cabaret nightclubs, including Yoshi’s Oakland and Feinstein’s at the Nikko. He currently can be seen and heard as himself in “Sex, Swagger & Swing: Sinatra and Darin in the Concert That Never Was,“ and “When Vegas Was VEGAS!” 42 MARIN ARTS & CULTURE Deborah Winters Grammy–nominated vocalist, cabaret artist, composer, arranger, inspirational speaker and voice-over actor, Ms. Goyette, is best known for her work on the Garfield and Peanuts animated shows. In addition to a two-year run as a television co-host with famed impressionist Rich Little, Ms. Goyette has appeared on numerous television specials, animated series and talk shows. Favorite voice-over roles include Barbie, Betty Boop, Petunia Pig, Garfield’s nemesis Nermal, the voice of Danse on the classic animated series Jem and the Holograms and numerous voices for Disney, Fisher-Price, V-Tech and Leapfrog toys. A Bay Area native, vocalist extraordinaire Deborah Winters is a longtime favorite among jazz-savvy San Franciscans. Deborah began her career over two decades ago as a singer/ songwriter/guitarist performing a stunning array of original songs. Her reputation as one of Marin County’s top voice coaches was recently acknowledged in the Pacific Sun’s annual Best of Marin awards, where she was voted as one of the top three in the Best Vocal Coach category.