Russian-American conductor and pianist Dennis Doubin is a perennial member of San Francisco Opera music staff, where he has participated in over 50 productions. He serves as assistant conductor, prompter, coach, banda whiz, and chorus whisperer. Recently, Maestro Doubin made his SFO conducting debut with La Bohème. Further professional engagements include Los Angeles Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Seattle Opera, San Diego Opera, Opera San Jose and others. Currently Mo Doubin is music director of Vegas City Opera. Dennis began his operatic career in Moscow, Russia as a member of the Bolshoi Opera children's choir. He studied at the Moscow Choral Academy. In the US, Doubin was a student of the late pianist Vitaly Margulis and matriculated at UCLA. Mo Doubin is a graduate of the Merola and Adler programs at SFO. A sought after coach, Dennis collaborates with established operatic luminaries as well as promising vocalists.