Taylor Carnes is a director with a special focus in music-theatre. As a director, performer and creator, Carnes has worked in opera, musical theater, spoken drama and film. She has been involved in various productions with the Aspen Opera Center, Stockton Opera, Stockton Symphony, Opera Modesto, Modesto Symphony Orchestra, Fresno Grand Opera, and Pacific Opera Theatre. She is the Assistant Director of the Aspen Opera Center at the Aspen Music Festival and School for the 2019 season. In addition, Carnes wrote, directed and produced the short film, Almost Charming which will have its premiere at the Rom Com Film Festival in Los Angeles. Ms. Carnes has a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music.