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Almeida is Senior
Lecturer in Music Theater at Baylor
University. He was
recently Music Director for
Shakespeare in the
Shakespeare Dallas. He
was also Composer/Music Director/Music supervisor
for a new translation of Goethe's
Faust at the U. of Texas
in Dallas. He is currently working remotely
at Zurich University of the Arts in
a program called Creation and Scenario
in Music. He is concept and stage
director for Oscillating Realities
a new performance piece.
RAFFI ARMENIAN resides
in Montreal Canada. He is working
on several new recording
He has recently finished a book "Guideline
for the Interpretation of beethoven
Bass baritone ISAIH MUSIK AYALA performed
Alidoro in Rossini's La Cenerentola at both
Tri-Cities Opera and Syracuse Opera. He returned
to Union Avenue Opera in St. Louis for performances as
Gremin in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegen. On Dec. 11
he played FBI Agent Tom Scarborough in an opea Fannie Lou
by Richard Thompson at JPAC in Newark.
Tenorr PEDRO BARBOSA
made his debut as Don Ramiro in Rossini's La Cenerentola
with Salt Marsh Opera..In November
he performed in an Opera Gala for Cincinnati Opera.
Soprano KAREN HUGHES BEACOM performed Christmas by Candellight
in Curtis Mi. on Dec. 11 followed by solosit with
Sault Symphony Orchestra in Ontario on Dec. 11. She
performed Handel's Messiah with the Great Lakes Chamber
Orchestra on Dec. 15 and 16. She performed the
Saint Saens Christmas Oratorio with Soo Theatre
on Dec. 22.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA
BRIOLI performed Amneris
Hamburg . She
the title role in
Zanetto by Mascagni as
well as Zia Principessa
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY was recently
Phantom of the Opera
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO founded Opus 1 Singers
they have had several concerts.
He is completed his third opera
based on Thurst
is based on the historical novel by Mary Donnarumma
Sharnick. He just finished writing the music for a PBS
mini-series Stars on Stage.
On Nov. 17 the Rutgers University
Orchestra did a reading of his new
symphony. On Jan 17 PBS channel 13 will have his composition
on the air. He also led a semi-staged version of Mozart's
Cosi fan tutti at Opera
America in NYC.
Soprano SARAH JOYCE COOPER
sang as soloist in The Ordering of Moses
by Nathaniel Dett on Oct. 13 with the Rochester Oratorio Society.
She made her main stage debut as Monica in Menotti's
Medium with Tri Cities Opera
and Syracuse Opera. She
also performed as an artist in "Love in the Timw of..." with
Boston Opera Collaborative at the Multicultural
Center in Boston. In thie work were the world premiere's of three
songs. They are Ghosted by Paul Frucht and Charles
Coe, Before the Pandemic by Lille Rebecca McDonough
and Maria Luisa, and The Value of a
Bird by Akshaya Avril Tucker and Madeline Lam. In December she
joined the Alabama Shakespeare Festival as Maggie
Porter in Jubilee by Tazwell Thompson for previews on Dec. 28
and performances from Jan. 6 through the 29th. In February she will
perform Gretel in a children's production of Hansel and Gretel with
Boston Lyric Opera. She is a semi-finalist
in the Mary Jacob Smith Singer of the Year Competition in Shreveport
Louisiana. On March 18 Sarah performs as soloist in the Brahms Requiem
with Eastern Connecticut Orchestra
in New London Ct.
Mezzo-soperano ALYCE DAUBENSPECK is on the voice faculty at
LaSales U. in PA.. She performed in a Gala
concert with Raylynmour Opera in New Hampshire.
She also sang the Mozart Requiem with Interrupted Sound
Ensemble in Allentown PA. She sings La Ciesca in
Gianni Schicchi with the New Jersey Festival
Orchestra on Feb. 24 and 25.
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
well as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore
Series in Baltimore.
Professor of Voice
at Peabody Conservatory
of Music in Baltimore Maryland. He was
a part of the Peabody Summer Vocal Academy. He
also taught and performed at the Hawaii Performing
Arts Festival. Carl made his debut with the
Brazos Symphony Orchestra
in Texas as bass in Beetrhoven's 9th Symphony.He
also made his debut as Stephen Kumalo in Weill's Lost in the Stars
with Annapolis Opera. He sang a concert at
Carnegie Hall "Songs of Hope" a group he is torung
with. He also made his debut with The Choral Arts
Society of Washington in a series of concerts. The concerts
weree Dec. 19 and 24. On Feb. 4,5,11 he returns to the In-Series
in DC for staged performances of Nathaniel Dett's The Ordering of Moses
at the Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church. On April 2 he returns
to Bach in Baltimore for the St. John Passion at the
Church of the Resurrection in Baltimore.
Soprano ISABEL DUPRE sang
a recital at the
Lincoln Center Library
followed by an audition trip in Europe.
Israeli Countertenor DAVID FELDMAN
in Bern Switzerland. He
performed J.S. Bach'sPassion
with Bachkoor Brabant at
Florilegium Musuicum in
the Netherlands. He also perfomed
J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passiom
with Ribahuta Musica
at Sint janskerk in Gouda Netherlands.
Soprano LAUREN FREY made her debut as soloist in Handel's Messiah
with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic on Satuday
Soprano SUZAN HANSON has redirected her career to being
a director. She just made her directing debut at
Utah Festival Opera directing a new production
of Copland's Tenderland.
MANAGEMENT produced a new roster video
"Heart of Opera". It
is on youtube at
We welcome MADDIE HERTEL to our roster. She is a singer, dancer,
is head of the opera
is a busy soloist and accompanist in
New York and throughout the US. He performed in The
Ullmann Project Irvington NY Presbyterian Church. He also performed
in A Concert of New Music at the National Opera
Center in NYC. He
Puccini e Verdii at the
Old Dutch Church
in Kingston NY. He will
perform an Italian Opera Concert
at the Tower Music Series
at the reformed Chruch in Poughkeepsie NY.
He performed Beethoven's Piano Sonata
Op. 109 and a Beethoven 4 piano arrangement
at the Clayton
Piano Festival in North
Carolina. Go to the Clayton
Piano Festival website for the livestream.
Tobias and Anthony in Sweeney Todd with Opera Omaha
On Feb 24 and 25 he performs as Gherardo in Gianni
Schicchi with New Jersey Festival orchestra.
Soprano JENNY LINDSEY performed
Liu in Puccini's
the Lincoln Center
Library. She also performed
in Bizet's The
Pearl Fishers with
in Williamsburg in Virginia.
She sang Fiordiligi in Mozart's
Cosi fan tutte in "Opera Reads" at Opera America.
is an artistic consultant for many orchestras and opera
Mezzo-soprano EMILY LIPSCHUTZ looks
forward to performing concerts in Florida
and New York. She recently performed on
"Broadway Holiday"at Phoenicia
Festival of the Voice 24 Main
Tenor CHRTISTOPHER LONGO returned to Salt Marsh Opera
in the Fall as Gherardo in iGianni Schicchi and
Judge in Trial by Jury. On March 27 to
31 her performs as Tamino in The Magic Flute with Salt Marsh
Opera in Ct.
Director JAMIBETH MARGOLIS is busy in NYC. She directed
a semi-staged production of Cosi fan
tutti at Opera
America on May 1.
Mezzo-soprano LAURE DE MARCELLUS has just finished
a new album "Pauline Inspired" based
on the music of Pauline Viardot. She did this with
her Spanish pian ist Alberto Urroz. and is produced by
Centaur Records. On March 19 she performed
music from the CD at Salle des Abelles in Geneva Switzerland.
On Friday April 8 she performed "Pauline Inspired"
a show honoring the extraordinary artist Pauline Viardot
at Old First Concerts
in San Francisco. She made her debut as Countess in Tchaikovsky"s
Pique Dame with
West Bay Opera. Last Summer was the release of her CD
"Pauline Inspired". On Dec. 8 she performed her show "Pauline
Inspired" at La Maison Francaise at NYU. It
is a tribute to Pauline Viardot Garcia and the pianist was Alberto Urroz.
Tenor MORGAN MASTRANGELO performed as guest soloist
with Forte International Competition
at Carnegie Recital Hall.. This Summer he joined
Opera Saratoga, covered Almaviva in Il Barbieri
di Siviglia, sang Tobias in Sweeney Todd,
and was tenor soloist in Rossini's
Petite Messe Solennelle. On August 4 he
performed an opera and Broadway concert at the Kasschua Memorial
Shell in Ridgewood NJ. He travels to europe
in September and is a semi-finalist in the Ottavio Zinno International
Vocal Competition in Italy. He made
his debut with Herb Dimmock's Bach in Baltimore singing
Bach Cantata 182 in Oct. On March 3-5
he will be in a play as Micael in The Smallest Sound in the Smallest
Space by Bryne McClendon at the Cell Theatre.. This
is a part of the Why Collective in residence at the Cell Theatre. Morgan
will tour as Frederic in Pirates of Penzance with New York
Gilbert and Sullivan Society from March 14 through April
We welcome tenor STEFAN METZNER to our distinguished roster.
Soprano VICTORIA MININGHAM
is producing and performing with Victoria's
Opera House her own company in NYC.
She performs a concert for the NY Bar Assn. on Dec. 12.
made his debut with Opera Idaho as George Benson in
Dead Man Walking. He also
sang Don Alfonso in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte
in "Opera Reads" at Opera America. He makes his debut
with Salt Marsh Opera in the lead role in Gianni Schicchi
and Judge in Trial by Jury. 10/14-23.
On October 30 he was in Clearwater Fl. for a performance of
Verdi's McBeth with Opera for Earth.
On Feb. 28 through March 12 he performs Michele in Il Tabarro
with Regina Opera in Brooklyn.
MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in
Austria. He is also
conductor for the
Chamber Orchestra in
MARTINA PORTYCHOVA was pleased
to be a Semi-finalist
in the Premiere
and NYIOP International Vocal Competition
as well as the Music
International Grand Prix Competition.
She sang Dorabella in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte
in "Opera Reads" at Opera America. She just received
her MMusic in vocal performance from the University
of Arizona and is currently finishing her DMA. She
is also on the Administrative staff of the Tucson Desert Song Festival.
On Dec. 7 she sings a recital for her doctorate at the University of
Soprano DANA PUNDT made
her debut with Opera Project
Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus.
She compled a six month culinary
course. She also performed a recital
with Brad Caldwell as pianist. This is a part
of the Spectrum Workshop
Series on line. The composers included Poulenc,
Rachmaninoff, Strauss, Pasatieri, and Cipullo.
To see and hear this recital please go to
Spectrumworkshops.com Highlight Media
and link to her recital. She also appeared
with Pedro Barbosa in a video Heart of
Opera produced by Harwood Management.
Bass-baritone ELIAM RAMOS made his debut with
the Metropolitan Opera Guild on Oct. 19 singing
excerpts from Verdi's La Traviata. On Oct. 20 hye performed
the Bach Magnificat with Unsung Collective
in NYC. On Saturday Oct. 29 he sang in Hamilton Park in Jersey City
with Zombie Opera. He also made debut with
Herb Dimmock's Bach in Baltimore singing
Bach Cantata 182 on Oct. 23. He returned
to Bach in Baltimore singing
Bach's Cantata #2. He sangn Red Bank with Creative
Operations is a Spanish program and played The Sheriff in Fannie
Lou by Richard Thompson at JPAC in Newark. On March 18 Eliam
performs as soloist in the Brahms Requiem with Eastern
Connecticut Orchestra in New London Ct.
REDD is preparing and
producing his first CD "REDD". He is on the Board
of Directors for the William Warfield
Foundation. He has
produced many videos for both Harwood
Hr Artists Management. He made
his debut with the New Jersey Symphony as Hark
in Michael Raphael's Nat Turner with
Trilogy Opera.. He performed "Old Man
River" from Showbooat on a gala concert at Eastman School
of Music for the William Warfield Foundation.
Fred wass Dom Claude Frollo in a new off-broadway musical
Hunchback of Notre Dame by John Taylor Thomas
at the 30th Street Theatre in NYC. He
performed excerpts of Verdi's Rigoletto with the
Metropolitan Opera Guild in NYC.
He also did workshops and clinics at RIT in Rochester.
On Feb. 5 he makes his debut with Bach in Baltimore as soloist
in the Brahm's Requiem. On February 11 he returns to Symphony
Space in a new Creative Stage Production..
Rhee is Music
Director and Conductor of
Camerata New Jersey. He lwads
a concert for competition winners with
his Camarata Orchestra at
Merkin Hall in NYC on March 26.. For
info on Camerata New
Jersey please go to http://www.cameratanewjersey.org/
E. SELLERS was busy with engagements with Lyric Opera
of Chicago and The
Metropolitan Opera performing FireShut up
in my Bones. He also sang Don Alfonso
in Cosi fan Tutte with Opera Memphos. Last
Summer he performed in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess with
Des Moines Opera. He is performing in many
operas this season with the Metropolitan Opera. On
New Year's Eve he made his Metropolitan Opera Debut as Nicola
in Giordano's Fedora. Performances continue through Jan.
28. On Jan. 12 he was in a live stream workshop if Lisa DeSplain's new opera
The Hell-Bound Train at Opera America. On March
10 he will do a workshop of LisaDeSplainj and Melisa Tein's Song of the
Nightingale with On Site Opera.
Soprano MICHELE SEXTON
performed with "Opera
Favorites" at the
Old Dutch Church in Kingston NY.
She also performed in "An American Christmas
Songbook" at Bristol Riverside
Theatre in NJ.
Conductor ERIC TOWNELL is currently Music Director of
the Rochester Choral Society. Eric is also
of RESONANZ, a Rochester
based choral group.
He is Host/Producer
In the Spotlight
for Cable Access TV in Western
NY. Eric is Artistic Director
of The Finger
Lakes Chioral Festival
. On July 24 they perform Beethoven's Choral Fantasy,
Mozart's Symphony #32 and a portion
of Handel's Solomon at Hale Auditorium at Robert Wesleyan
College in NY.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
go to the web site for concert information.
Tenor ZIWEN XIANG performed Halstork's I Will Lift
up Mine Eyes and Dett's
Chariot Jubilee at Carnegie Hall
with Mid-America Productiuons
on June 3. He performed as Arturo in Donizetti's
Lucia di Lamermoor with New York
City Opera at Bryant Park in NYC. He performed a "gala" concert
at the Glow Foundation Community Center in Queens NY.He
also was selected to compete in "Opera's Golden Voice" International
Vocal Competition in Georgia. In January he made his debut
with Grand Rapiuds Opera as Ferrabdo in Mozart's
Cosi fan tutti om Jan 20 and 22. He performs
in a streamed production of Fractured Mosaics with White
Snake Projects. on March 30, April 1 and 3.
We welcome Italian baritone NICOLA ZICCARDI to our roster.
him in the Americas. He performed at the Musikverein
in Vienna in a Mozart concert and
performed as Marcello in La Boheme with
Teatro Magnani Fidenza in
Italy. He ia currewntly performing in Germany and at Teatro
de Giglio Luccca.