Eric Kao,  Musical Director, Accompanist

In September 2021, Eric took over as the Musical Director of the Sierra High Notes as well as our accompanist. Eric is a graduate from the University of Nevada Reno, earning a Masters of Music in Collaborative Piano.


He previously graduated with a Dual Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering and Piano performance along with a Minor in Mathematics at UNR.

Eric brings an incredible energy to the Sierra High Notes as well as a fresh vision of singing, music, and performance. Eric is also dedicated to the Community Service of our mission statement as well as to out motto, “Sharing the Gift of Song.”




Kevin Craik, President

In February 2018, Kevin Craik became the President of the Nonprofit Organization that is now the Sierra High Notes. While he as been a singer with the group since 2014, he has been in entertainment since 1966. He sang with the Sierra Boy’s Choir and performed at the opening of the Pioneer Theatre in 1968. He has been a singer, dancer, and actor in many local productions. Kevin has also worked on the backstage side of the footlights, working as a stage technician for over 44 years including doing some 3000 performances of the Hello Hollywood Hello show at the then MGM Grand Hotel. Kevin is also a professional Ballroom Dancer and Instructor. He is currently the AV- Event Manager at the Peppermill Hotel  and Casino here  in Reno.