Erin McNally ’02
An accomplished vocalist and actor, Erin McNally has been engaging theatrical audiences for years and is thrilled to once again be a part of this wonderful evening, having proudly performed at the very first Vision & Visionaries. Armed with a B.A. in theatre arts from Cal State Fullerton, Erin has been a frequent crowd favorite at CSUF’s Concert Under the Stars. She has been a guest artist for the LA Musical Theatre Guild, and has been seen in “Sweeney Todd” with Amanda McBroom and “On the Twentieth Century” with Joanna Gleeson. Favorite roles include Little Red in “Into the Woods” and Amy in “Company,” as well as performing with such greats as Kristen Chenoweth, Kenny Loggins, Patty LuPone, and Sarah Brightman. A vocalist at the Hollywood Bowl for 13 years, Ms. McNally has been a featured soloist in “Showboat” with Alice Ripley and “The Movie Music of Woody Allen” with Ann Hampton Callaway. She is currently enjoying success as a concert and cabaret artist, having had four sold-out shows at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, including her recent theatre-for-young-audiences concert “Do-Re-Mi, Sing and Dance With Me!” When not performing, Erin is an advocate for arts education, sharing her passion for acting and voice by teaching at Disneyland for Disney Performing Arts, Tri-School Theatre, St. Juliana School and South Coast Repertory, where she has also served as music director for numerous productions. She currently lives in La Mirada with her husband Jeffrey and her two dogs, Mr. Darcy and Mr. Bingley, who make everyday something to sing about.
Bobby Nafarrete ’93
Bobby Nafarrete is a composer, arranger, keyboardist, music director, and MIDI-specialist. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in Commercial Composition and Arranging at CSUF, and MFA in Musical Theatre Writing at NYU/TSOA. Bobby has worked with NBC, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Bob Hope Tribute, Coca-Cola/McDonald’s, Music of the Millennium Tour, Sea World San Diego, Cirque de La Mer (soundtrack), CSUF, CSDH, Concordia University, Cypress College, RCC, The Cerritos Center of the Performing Arts, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Newport Theater Arts, Torrance Theater Company, and Barrington Stage Company. He currently is the Director of Music Ministry at St. Hedwig Catholic Church in Los Alamitos.