Pam Cochrane is the Conductor and the Managing and Artistic Director of the Regal Opera Company Chorale. She began the company twenty three years ago for professional singers in the area to perform their craft,and she produced over forty operas and operettas. The operas were phased out three years ago, and now the Chorale is the focus of the company. Ms. Cochrane is an alumna of the University of Oklahoma and Texas Woman’s University graduating with a BME and an MA in Vocal Pedagogy. She has taught music to students from elementary age to the university level and was the “Most Outstanding Teacher of the Year” from Harrison Lane Elementary in Hurst, Texas. With over twenty years’ experience in sacred music, Ms. Cochrane has conducted many anthems and major works with church choirs in Georgia, Kentucky and Texas and was Director of Choirs at Tarrant County College in Hurst, Texas. Maintaining a voice studio in her home has always been an important part of her life for forty years and over thirty of her students have been selected to the Texas All-State Choir. Several of her students have sung with major opera companies and in professional musical theaters. In 2003 Ms. Cochrane received the Women’s Shelter “Legacy of Women Award” for excellence in the Arts category. She believes that “the arts elevate the spirit and stir the imagination!”
Mike was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Services Administration. He has been involved with the Regal Opera Theater Company and Chorale since 2011 and has appeared in all winter Chorale performances and several of the Company's stage productions, such as “The Mikado” and the final performance, "Celebration." Mike currently lives in Colleyville, TX and is married to Kathy. Together they have two daughters, one son and one granddaughter. In his role as a board member, Mike serves as the President of the Regal Opera Company.
Celeste was born and raised in Ohio, living mainly in Canton, Ohio. In 1999, Celeste moved to Fort Worth, Texas. While Celeste does not sing, she does have a love of live theater and a love for Opera that developed when she was a college student in Ohio. She worked behind the scenes in props, costuming, lighting, sound, and set painting at the Players Guild Theater in Canton, Ohio, for the Canton Ballet, and for the Canton Civic Opera Company. A friend introduced Celeste to the Regal Opera Company’s production of The Elixir of Love in the fall of 2007. Celeste was appointed to the Regal Opera Company Board in 2011 and appointed as Secretary of the Board in January 2015.
Crys began her singing career as a vocal student of Pam's in high school. She was a member of her university choirs and studied music education, eventually graduating with a business degree. She has been a member of the Chorale since 2017 and serves as The Chorale's marketing chair concentrating on its online presence and promotion.