RAFFI ARMENIAN lives in Montreal Canada. He is working
on several new recording projects.
He led performances of Cunning Little Vixen
at Opera Laurier in Canada.
Soprano MEGAN BARRERA is on the voice faculty
of New World School
of the Arts in Miami.Sshe performed Viva La Zarzuela
with Vero beach Opera in Florida. She won First Place in
Classical Idol Rochester Oratorio
Competition. She also won First Place in the St. Petersburg
Opera Guild Competition in Florida. Following this was a faculty
recital at The Presbyterian Brickel Church in Miami.
His feature film Sleeping
and Waking is now on
Netflix as a streaming video. He recently
directed Elvis's Toenail
by Fionnuala Kenny at the
Theatre in Toluca Lake CA.
CHARLES BERRIOS is busy with concerts and performing events in
Director ANDREW BLOCK see HR Artists Management.
Mezzo Soprano LAURA
BRIOLI performed Amneris in Verdi's
Hamburg . She also performed
the title role in Zanetto by Mascagni as
well as Zia Principessa in
at Opera de Rennes.
Conductor/Pianist RICHARD CARSEY is currently conducting Phantom of the Opera on Broadway.
Conductor GERARD CHIUSANO has just founded Opus 1 Singers
and they have their first concert on Sunday Sept. 24 at 3pm at St. Joseph's
Church in Maplewood NJ.
ERICA COCHRAN recently
performed Adele in Die
Fledermaus with Boheme Opera NJ..
Conductor HERB DIMMOCK is Music Direcotr of the Herb Dimmock
Singers as well as the prestigious
Bach in Baltimore Series
We welcome mezzo-soprano EDITH DOWD to our roster.
is Assistant Professor
of Voice at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
He made his debut with Opera Carolina as Jose Castro
in La Fanciulla. He is currently at Glimmerglass Opera.
ESPAG recently led a perforance of Marshner's Der Vampyr
with Opera Company of Brooklyn.
He is Music Director of the Lesbian and
Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band as well as Music
Director of Judson Memorial Baptist Church in NYC.
Director JONATHON FIELD is
of opera at Oberlin
Conservatory of Music.
Baritone LARS FOSSER recently performed
the title role in Verdi's Rigoletto at
Opera Nomade in France.
Tenor ORSON VAN GAY II rejoined LA
Opera for Opera Door Days. On November 11 he performs
with Independent Opera Co. in LA.
Soprano SUZAN HANSON made her
New York City Opera debut in Fallujah. She sang Lillian Disney in the American
Premiere of The New Americans by Philip Glass at Long Beach Opera.
She repeated these roles in the opera at Chicago Opera Theater.
recently produceed a Broadway Concert
at the Lincoln
center Library. He also produced a Jazz Show for Woodstock
ERIC JOHNSON is head of the opera department
Pianist CRAIG KETTER
is a busy soloist and accompanist in
New York and throughout the US. He performed at the US Supreme
Court in in a ceremony for Kelly Hall-Thompkins who is a recipient
of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence. He performed Sonata #3 written
for him by Dana Richardson in a concert in April. On April
18 he performed for the NY Composer's Forum at St. Peters
Church in NYC.
Tenor KYLE ERDOS-KNAPP
made his debut as Doctor/Chuck/Warhol in the American Premiere of
The New Americans by Philip Glass at Long Beach Opera.
He repeated his roles in the opera at Chicago Opera Theater.
He is presently performing Mika Magadoff in Menotti's Consul with
Chicago Opera Theater Nov. 4, 10, 12.
Conductor DANIEL LIPTON
is Artistic Director of
Florida Opera Festival
in Tampa Florida. This season
he leads performances of Romeo and Juliet, La Cenerentola,
Tenor ANTHONY P. McGLAUN recently performed a solo recital
The American Songbook at the Ft. Collins
Museum of Art in Colorado. He was a singer in the
Duffy Institute for New Opera in Norfolk VA. He performed
an evening aat Downtown Artery in Ft. Collins Colorado with
a jazz trio.
Maestro MATTHIAS MANASI was on the music
staff of Opera Poznan in Poland. On May 23-26 he leads performances
of Mozart's Impressario with Nickel City Opera
in Western NY. He was named Music Director of Nickel City Opera
in Buffalo NY.
JAMIBETH MARGOLIS recently directed composer
Martin Halpern's new opera Last Wishes at Shetler
Studios in NYC.
Soprano MARIE MASCARI recently performed in a production
of Dimitrij by Dvorak at Bard College. She will
perform at LA Opera in a production of Philip Glass' La Belle
et la Béé as Félicie and Adélaide on October
28-31. She will also perform as Angel More in Virgil Thompson's The
Mother of Us All at Historic Hudson Opera House in NY
JULIA ANNE MILIN recently sang
Amelia in Um ballo in maschera
with West Side Opera Society
Baritone BRIAN MONTGOMERY recently
performed a concert at the Lincoln Center Library. He performs
a concert with the Asian Cultural Symphony at Alice Tully Hall
in Lincoln Center on September 15.
MUUS is Music Director
of Festival Steyr in Austria.
He is also conductor for the
Orchestra in Vienna.
Librettist JOHN OLIN
is busy writing Opera Librettos and working
with composers to make it all happen.
Baritone KENNETH OVERTON performed the
Faure Requiem and Michael Trotta's Seven
Last Words of Christ with Mid-America Productions
at Carnegie Hall.
PAMBIANCHI returned to the conducting staff of Glimmerglass
Opera this past Summer. This Fall he is assistant conductor of
La finta giardiniera under John Colaneri at Julliard
until October 20. Following thishe returns to Sarasota Opera
as assistant conductor for Carmen, Norma, and Tiefland.
Bass VALERIAN RUMINSKI is artistic director of Nickel
City Opera. He also sang Sacristan in Tosca at Opera
Coeur D'Aline in Idaho and repeated the role with Opera de Montrea.
On November 17 and 18 he performs Dmitri in Richard Wargo's Music
Shop with Nickel City Opera at Nichols School in Buffalo NY.
SEXTON recently performed an aria from Mozart's
Idomeneo for the Metropolitan
Opera Guild. She returned to the MOG for Traviata.
She also sang a GALA concert for Bohem Opera of NJ.
Baritone ERIC STRONG see HR
We welcome soprano SHAWMETTE SULKER to our roster.
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 of In the Spotlight
for Cable Access TV in Western NY.
Director MURIEL VON VILLAS continues her private studio in
Washington DC. She directed La Comte
Ory for Opera Company
Japanese-American soprano KAORI WILLIAMS performed
on Project 120 in Chicago.
Conductor DAVID WROE is Music Director of the New Jersey
Please go to the web site for concert information.
Director RAYMOND ZILBERBERG recently directed Into the Woods
at St. Petersberg Opera in Florida. In September
and October he was assistant director for a new production of Samson and
Delilah at Virginia Opera.