Composers & the Voice : INSTRUCTORS

PROGRAM Directors / Mentors / Instructors / SINGERS


PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Steven Osgood     C&V Artistic Director  2002-Present

Steven Osgood
C&V Artistic Director

2002-Present

Mila Henry     Head of Music  2011-Present

Mila Henry
Head of Music

2011-Present

Matt Gray Head of Drama  2017-Present

Matt Gray
Head of Drama

2017-Present

 
 
 
Jeanne-Minette Cilliers Music Director  2011-12

Jeanne-Minette Cilliers
Music Director
2011-12

Kelly Horsted    Music Director  2006-Present

Kelly Horsted
Music Director
2006-Present

James Lowe    Music Director  2005-06

James Lowe
Music Director
2005-06

Jennifer Peterson Music Director  2005-08

Jennifer Peterson
Music Director
2005-08

Elaine Rinaldi    Music Director  2002-04

Elaine Rinaldi
Music Director
2002-04

Charity Wicks Music Director  2013-2017

Charity Wicks
Music Director
2013-2017

Artistic Chairs (Mentors)

With each new group of fellows, sponsorships are named in honor of mentors and their support of Composers & the Voice. During the workshop session these “Composer & the Voice Artistic Chairs" make themselves available to our fellows for one-on-one discussions and feedback. 

Mark Adamo    composer   Little Women ,  The Gospel of Mary Magdalene ,  Lysistrata

Mark Adamo
composer
Little Women, The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, Lysistrata

Mark Campbell    librettist   As One ,  Silent Night ,  The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

Mark Campbell
librettist
As One, Silent Night, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

John Corigliano     composer   The Ghosts of Versailles ,  The Red Violin

John Corigliano
composer
The Ghosts of Versailles, The Red Violin

Tan Dun     composer   Peony Pavilion ,  The First Emperor ,  Marco Polo

Tan Dun
composer
Peony Pavilion, The First Emperor, Marco Polo

Ricky Ian Gordon     composer   27 ,  The Grapes of Wrath ,  Morning Star

Ricky Ian Gordon
composer

27, The Grapes of Wrath, Morning Star

Daron Hagen    composer   Amelia ,  Little Nemo in Slumberland

Daron Hagen
composer

Amelia, Little Nemo in Slumberland

Jake Heggie    composer   Moby Dick ,  Dead Man Walking ,  Three Decembers

Jake Heggie
composer

Moby Dick, Dead Man Walking, Three Decembers

Lee Hoiby    composer   The Tempest ,  This Is the Rill Speaking ,  The Scarf

Lee Hoiby
composer
The Tempest, This Is the Rill Speaking, The Scarf

Michael Korie    librettist   Grey Gardens, The Grapes of Wrath, Harvey Milk

Michael Korie
librettist
Grey Gardens, The Grapes of Wrath, Harvey Milk

Libby Larsen    composer   A Wrinkle in Time ,  Picnic ,  Mrs. Dalloway

Libby Larsen
composer

A Wrinkle in Time, Picnic, Mrs. Dalloway

David T. Little    composer   Dog Days ,  JFK ,  Soldier Songs

David T. Little
composer
Dog Days, JFK, Soldier Songs

Missy Mazzoli    composer   Breaking the Waves ,  Proving Up ,  Song From the Uproar

Missy Mazzoli
composer
Breaking the Waves, Proving Up, Song From the Uproar

John Musto    composer   Volpone ,  Later the Same Evening ,  The Inspector

John Musto
composer
Volpone, Later the Same Evening, The Inspector

Richard Peaslee     composer   Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Richard Peaslee
composer
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Tobias Picker     composer   Emmeline, Dolores Claiborne, Thérèse Raquin

Tobias Picker
composer
Emmeline, Dolores Claiborne, Thérèse Raquin

Kaija Saariaho     composer   L'Amour de loin ,  Émilie ,  Adriana Mater

Kaija Saariaho
composer
L'Amour de loin, Émilie, Adriana Mater

Gene Scheer    librettist   Three Decembers ,  Moby Dick ,  Cold Mountain

Gene Scheer
librettist
Three Decembers, Moby Dick, Cold Mountain

Stephen Schwartz     composer / librettist   Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Stephen Schwartz
composer / librettist
Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Seance on a Wet Afternoon

Gregory Spears    composer   Fellow Travelers, Paul’s Case

Gregory Spears
composer
Fellow Travelers, Paul’s Case

Royce Vavrek    librettist   JFK ,  Dog Days ,  27 ,  Breaking the Waves

Royce Vavrek
librettist
JFK, Dog Days, 27, Breaking the Waves

 
 
 

INSTRUCTORS

Mary Birnbaum   Acting, 2017-Present

Mary Birnbaum
Acting, 2017-Present

Mark Campbell   Libretto Writing, 2015-Present

Mark Campbell
Libretto Writing, 2015-Present

Pat Diamond       Acting, 2015-2017

Pat Diamond
Acting, 2015-2017

Terry Greiss       Improv Studies, 2002-Present

Terry Greiss
Improv Studies, 2002-Present

 
 
 
 

Resident Ensemble of Singers

Dominic Armstrong   tenor, 2013-2014

Dominic Armstrong
tenor, 2013-2014

Derrick Ballard  bass, 2002-04

Derrick Ballard
bass, 2002-04

Matthew Burns   bass-baritone, 2013-2014

Matthew Burns
bass-baritone, 2013-2014

Rachel Calloway   mezzo-soprano, 2013-2014

Rachel Calloway
mezzo-soprano, 2013-2014

Jennifer Goode-Cooper     soprano, 2015-2017

Jennifer Goode-Cooper
soprano, 2015-2017

Matthew Curran   bass, 2005-08

Matthew Curran
bass, 2005-08

Mario Diaz-Moresco   baritone, 2017-Present

Mario Diaz-Moresco
baritone, 2017-Present

Anne Graczyk  mezzo-soprano, 2005-06

Anne Graczyk
mezzo-soprano, 2005-06

Adrian Rosas   bass-baritone, 2017-18

Adrian Rosas
bass-baritone, 2017-18

Brandon Snook  tenor, 2011-12

Brandon Snook
tenor, 2011-12

Jonathan Woody  bass-baritone, 2015-2016

Jonathan Woody
bass-baritone, 2015-2016

William Ferguson   tenor, 2003-04

William Ferguson
tenor, 2003-04

Justin Hopkins   bass-baritone, 2011-12

Justin Hopkins
bass-baritone, 2011-12

Rebecca Ringle Karamei   mezzo-soprano, 2011-12

Rebecca Ringle Karamei
mezzo-soprano, 2011-12

Deborah van Renterghem   soprano, 2002-2004

Deborah van Renterghem
soprano, 2002-2004

Caroline Worra   soprano, 2005-08

Caroline Worra
soprano, 2005-08

Abigail Fischer   mezzo-soprano, 2006-08

Abigail Fischer
mezzo-soprano, 2006-08

Keith Jameson   tenor, 2002-03

Keith Jameson
tenor, 2002-03

Kristin Sampson     soprano, 2013-14

Kristin Sampson
soprano, 2013-14

Amy van Roekel   soprano, 2002-07

Amy van Roekel
soprano, 2002-07

Matthew Worth   baritone, 2007-08

Matthew Worth
baritone, 2007-08

Blake Friedman   tenor, 2015-18

Blake Friedman
tenor, 2015-18

Deborah Lifton  soprano, 2013-14

Deborah Lifton
soprano, 2013-14

Tookah Sapper   soprano, 2015-2018

Tookah Sapper
soprano, 2015-2018

Michael Weyandt   baritone, 2015-present

Michael Weyandt
baritone, 2015-present

Michael Zegarsk   i  baritone, 2002-07

Michael Zegarski
baritone, 2002-07

Matthew Garrett  tenor, 2007-08

Matthew Garrett
tenor, 2007-08

Robert Mack  tenor, 2005-07

Robert Mack
tenor, 2005-07

Amy Shoremount-Obra   soprano, 2011-12

Amy Shoremount-Obra
soprano, 2011-12

Jorell Williams   baritone, 2011-2014

Jorell Williams
baritone, 2011-2014

Blythe Gaissert     mezzo-soprano, 2015-18

Blythe Gaissert
mezzo-soprano, 2015-18

Andrea Arias Martin  soprano, 2011-12

Andrea Arias Martin
soprano, 2011-12

Donna Smith  soprano, 2007-08

Donna Smith
soprano, 2007-08

Stephanie Woodling  mezzo-soprano, 2002-04

Stephanie Woodling
mezzo-soprano, 2002-04