Other Information

EDUCATION

  • University of Notre Dame, BA, Program of Liberal Studies
  • Northwestern University, MM, Voice Performance
  • Voice lessons with Inci Bashar (current) Phil Kraus, Judy Haddon
  • Vocal coaching with Ken Smith (current), Paul Thompson (current), Alan Darling, Judy Jackson
  • Shakespeare: Intensive with Nick Sandys, 2011
  • Beginning Shakespeare Monologue with Susan Hart and Jeffrey Carlson, 2012
  • Intermediate Shakespeare Monologue with Susan Hart and Jeffrey Carlson, 2013
  • RP coaching with Eva Brenneman 2010 and Kathy Logelin 2011

Other Skills

Cabaret performer:  Uncommon Ground, Blue Star Wine Bar, Charleston Bar, Kitty Moon Cabaret, nursing and convalescent homes and senior centers

Languages/Dialect: Italian, French, German, Japanese, RP

Instruments: intermediate piano; rudimentary guitar

Opera Stage Directing:

  • Madama Butterfly (Puccini)                  Opera Theatre Highland Park
  • Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)         Bowen Park Opera
  • I pagliacci (Leoncavallo)                      Opera Theatre Highland Park
  • La traviata (Verdi)                              Opera Theatre Highland Park, AD for Opera San Benedetto
  • A Hand of Bridge (Barber)                  Opera Etc.
  • Gallantry (Moore)                               Opera Etc.
  • La Pizza con Funghi (Barab)                Opera San Benedetto
  • The Village Singer (Paulus)                  Opera San Benedetto

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AGMA member in good standing; Opera America