Krassen Karagiozov

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Organist

Saint Thomas was pleased to welcome Krassen as our organist in March 2013. Born and educated in Bulgaria, Krassen earned two Masters of Music degrees in Piano and Voice Performance, one from SELU in Bulgaria, and the second from North Carolina School of the Arts. Prior to moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, he taught at High Point University, and Winston-Salem University in North Carolina.

Krassen has been a member of Opera San Jose’s Resident Artists ensemble where subscribers have enjoyed his performances on the California Theater stage. He is also a freelance opera singer who performs nationally and enjoys teaching voice on a part-time basis at San Jose State University.

Of his two beautiful children, Nikolai and Sophia Valentina, this proud dad says: “They are my biggest treasures!

Krassen also plays a mean jazz piano and enjoys many sports including badminton, ping-pong, soccer, tennis and more.

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