Previous Accompanists


Yuko OtaguroYuko Otoguro grew up in Yokosuka, Japan, where she began studying piano at age 6.  She went to college in Tokyo, majoring in Asian History. After college, she continued her piano studies and spent five years as a member of the Kanagawa Piano Club, an amateur piano group. During this time she had the opportunity to accompany violin, flute, and cello players. She came to Sunnyvale in 2001. Yuko accompanied the Sunnyvale singers from 2009 to 2020.

Doug McGrathDoug McGrath played for the Sunnyvale Singers from 2003 until 2009, when he returned to be principal accompanist for the Silicon Valley Gay Men’s Chorus.


Shelly Catton accompanied the Singers for the 2002-2003 season.

Betty D’Angelo was the Singers’ accompanist since the group’s inception in 1976 until her retirement in Spring 2002. We will always remember Betty’s great talent and dedication to the choir.