Pianist and coach Bryndon Hassman has played for more than 30 productions at LA Opera since 2000, both behind the scenes on the music staff as well as in the orchestra pit, and he can heard on the company's Grammy Award-winning recordings of The Ghosts of Versailles and Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny. He has been on the music staff of San Francisco Opera for 31 seasons. He has performed in recital with Rolando Villazón and he coached Robin Williams for his "opera singing" in Mrs. Doubtfire.