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GraduateVocalArtsProgram

DawnUpshaw,ArtisticDirector
KayoIwama,AssociateDirector

DistinctionList2015

ThecurriculumoftheVocalArtsProgramfostersfearlessentrepreneurialskills,unique
artisticvalues,andprovidesaccesstocontactsintheprofessionalmusicworld.Thesespecial
aspectsoftheprogram,alongwiththesupportofthedistinguishedfaculty,enableits
graduatestoleadlivesinmusicthatarediverseandwideranging.

BelowisalistoftheaccomplishmentsofthegraduatesoftheVocalArtsProgramsinceit
wasestablishedin2006.

YoungArtistPrograms/Festivals:
AldeburghFestivalBrittenPearsYoungArtistProgram
AldeburghMusicFestival
AmericanBachSoloistsAcademy
AmericanInstituteofMusicalStudies
AmherstEarlyMusicFestival
AspenMusicFestival
BardMusicFestival
BelCantoInstitute
CartagenaInternationalMusicFestival
ChautauquaInstitutionMusicFestival
CincinnatiMayFestival
ColoradoMusicFestival
CrestedButteMusicFestival
DeutscheOperBerlinEnsemble
DesMoinesMetroOperaApprenticeship
Dornemann'sInternationalVocalArtsInstitute
FallIslandVocalArtsSeminar
Festivald'AixenProvenceVocalAcademy
FireIslandOperaFestival
GrantParkMusicFestival
InternationalVocalArtsInstitute,Montreal
KlangspurenFestival
LAcadmieInternationaledtdeNice
LaLinguadellaLirica
LosAngelesOperaDomingoThorntonYoungArtistProgram
LyricOperaofChicagoRyanOperaCenter
MacaoInternationalMusicFestival
MarlboroMusicFestival
MetropolitanOpera,LindemannYoungArtistDevelopmentProgram
MostlyMozartFestival
MozarteumInternationalSummerAcademy
MusicAcademyoftheWest

NewHorizonFestival(AspenMusicFestival)
NewMusicGatheringatSanFranciscoConservatoryandCenterforNewMusic
NewWaveFestival
OberlinBaroquePerformanceInstitute
OberlininItaly
OjaiMusicFestival
OperaintheOzarks
OperaontheAvalon
OperaWorks
PacificMusicWorksAccademiadAmore
"QueenofPuddings"contemporarysongcoursewithJohnHess&DirineN
RaviniaFestival
SaitoKinenFestival
SanFranciscoOperaAdlerFellowship
SanFranciscoOperaMerolaProgram
SantaFeOperaApprenticeship
SavannahVoiceFestival
SongFest
StratfordSummerMusicFestival
SugarCreekFestival
TafelmusikSummerBaroqueInstitute
TanglewoodFestival
TelAvivInternationalVocalArtsInstitute
TokenCreekChamberMusicFestival
UrbinoMusicaAntica
VancouverInternationalSongInstitute
VancouverNationalSongInstitute.
VerdiSquareFestival
WendyNielsen'sOperaWorkshopIntensive
WinterCreativeMusicResidencyFellowshipattheBanffCentrefortheArts
WolfTrapOpera

ProfessionalActivities/Appearances:
21stCenturyConsort
AlbanySymphony
AmarilloOpera
AmericanRepertoryTheater
AmericanSymphonyOrchestra
AnnapolisOpera
ArsLyrica
AshLawnOpera
AstralArtist
BackBayChorale
BaltimoreSymphonyOrchestra
BeardedLadiesCabaret
BerkshireBachSociety
BerlinPhilharmonicsOrchestraAcademy
BostonBaroque

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BostonPops
BostonSymphonyOrchestra
BouffesduNord
CarnegieHall
ChicagoSymphonyOrchestra
CincinnatiSymphonyOrchestra
ClevelandOrchestra
Contemporaneous
DaCapoChamberPlayers
EarlyMusicVancouver
ElPasoOpera
EmbassySeries,Washington,D.C.
EnsembleSansMatre;NouveauClassical
FiresongEnsemble(cofounder)
FlintSymphony
GothamChamberOpera
GrandHarmonie
Handel&HaydnSociety
HandelOperaProject
HawaiiOperaTheatre
HotelElefant(ExperimentsinOpera)
HoustonGrandOperaChorus
HoustonSymphony
HungarianRadioSymphonyOrchestra
InternationalEnsembleModernAcademy
JuilliardChamberOrchestra
KalamazooSymphonyOrchestra
KansaiPhilharmonicOrchestra
KennedyCenter
KennedyCenterrecitals
LePoissonRouge
LeTrainBleu
LeipzigMDRSymphonyOrchestra
LexingtonPhilharmonicOrchestra
LincolnCenter
LondonSymphonyOrchestra
LosAngelesPhilharmonic(DeutscheGrammophonrecording)
LyricOperaofChicago
MagicFlute(internationaltourofPeterBrook'sadaptation)
MartinaArroyoFoundation
MarylandLyricOpera
MetropolitanMuseumofArt
MetropolitanOperaChorus(currentmember)
MetropolitanPhilharmonic
MobileSymphonyandSinfoniaGulfCoast,
NashvilleSymphony
NationalArtsCentreOrchestra
NationalSymphonyOrchestra

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NewJapanPhilharmonicOrchestra
NewYorkCityOpera
NewYorkOperaExchange
NewYorkPhilharmonic
NewYorkSocietyforEthicalCulturerecital
NorthwestIndianaSymphonyOrchestra
NouveauClassicalProject
OngakujukuOperaJapanTour
OperaCabalatTheKitcheninNewYork
OperadeNice
OperadeVersailles
OpraFranaisdeNewYork
OperaNewJersey
OperaParallle
OperaPhiladelphia
OperaRoxPresents
OperaSlavica
OrchestraofSt.LukesatAliceTullyHallintheYoungConcertArtistsGalaConcert
OrpheusChamberOrchestra
PhilipGlassEnsemble
PhoenixSymphony
PiccoloTeatro
PrincetonSymphony
RadioKamerFilharmonie
RiversideSymphony
RoanokeCollegeSymphony
RoyalConcertgebouwOrchestra
SacramentoOpera
SanFranciscoContemporaryMusicPlayers
SanFranciscoFriendsofChamberMusic
SanFranciscoOperaChorus
SanFranciscoSymphony
SarasotaManatee
Scrooge:TheMusical(nationaltour)
SeoulArtsCenter
SeoulCityOpera
SouthwestFloridaSymphony
SpectrumNYC
St.PaulChamberOrchestra
StringOrchestraofBrooklyn
SymphonieAtlantique
Synchronomy
TaleaEnsemble
TheKnightFoundation
TheSongContinuesseriesatCarnegie
ThatredeCaen
TorontoSymphonyOrchestra
TulsaSymphony

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UnitedStatesCoastGuardBandSoloist
UnitedStatesNavalAcademyGleeClub
UtahOpera
UtahSymphony
VermontPhilharmonicOrchestra
WashingtonNationalOperaChorus(currentmember)
WestEnd
WildRumpus(memberofcontemporarymusicensemble)

PostGraduatePrograms:
CurtisInstitute
GlennGouldSchooloftheRoyalConservatory
IndianaUniversity,JacobsSchoolofMusic
McGillUniversity(Drama&Theatredegree)
UniversityofHouston,GraduatePrograminSpeechLanguagePathology
NewEnglandConservatory
TheJuilliardSchool
UniversityofMarylandCollegePark,MarylandOperaStudio
UniversityofNorthTexas

Competitions:
AcadmieInternationald'tdeNiceCompetition
BrianLawCompetition
CAMs2010HeidaHermannsInternationalVoiceCompetition(winner)
CanadaCouncilfortheArtsGrant
CanadianMusicCompetition
CivicMorningMusicalsVocalCompetition(finalist)
ClassicalSingerCompetition2013
ConnecticutOperaGuildVocalCompetition(winner)
EastBayOperaLeagueVocalCompetition(4thplace)
EisnerPrizeforCreativeAchievementintheArts
GerdaLissnerSongCompetition2011,2015
GiulioGariFoundationCareerBridgesCompetition(winner)
GrandJunctionSymphonyCompetition2014
HeidaHermannVocalCompetition(winner)
IreneDalisVocalCompetition(2012)
JamesTolandVocalCompetition(finalist)
JoyinSinging2014(winner)
LiciaAlbanesePucciniFoundationVocalCompetition
LiederkranzCompetition(finalist)
LorenL.ZacharySocietyVocalCompetition
LouisQuilicoVoiceCompetition
LuisMarianoSongCompetition2014
LyndonWoodsideNewYorkOratorioSocietyCompetition(3rdplace)
MarcellaKochaskaSembrichCompetition2015(winner)
MarilynHorneFoundationCompetition(winner)
MetropolitanOperaNationalCouncilAudition2009Winner
MetropolitanOperaNewYorkDistrictAuditions2007Winner

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MetropolitanOperaSanDiegoDistrictAuditions2015Winner
MetropolitanOperaWesternRegionalAuditionsFinalist
OperaColumbusIrmaM.CooperVocalCompetition(4thprize)2012
OperaIndexEncouragementAward2013
OrpheusVocalCompetition2014
PalmBeachOperaVocalCompetition2009(winner)
PasadenaOperaGuildVocalCompetition(winner)
PhilharmonicSocietyofArlington,PeterTannenwaldAward
RichardTuckerFoundationAward(winner)
ShreveportOperaSingeroftheYear2008(semifinalist)
WalterW.NaumburgInternationalVocalCompetition2014(winner)
WilhelmStenhammerCompetition2014
WilliamC.ByrdCompetition2014
28thYoungPatronessesoftheOperaNationalVoiceCompetition(JuniorOperaGuild
GrandPrize)

Administrative:
BardCollegeConservatoryofMusicAdmissionsCounselor
BardConservatoryPrepDivision(voiceteacher,ensembledirector,anddictionteacher)
Contemporaneous(ExecutiveDirector)
Freelanceartisticcoordinatorforcomposers&singers
MetNationalCouncilAuditions(associatedirector,2011present)
NewDoctaInternationalMusicFestivalinCordoba(cofounder,director)
NotforProfitWork:ArtistsStrivingtoEndPoverty(2007present)
publicrelationsassociateatKirshbaumAssociates(artistmanagementcompany)
Ravinia'sSteansMusicInstituteProgramforSingers(artisticcoordinator)
ResonantBodiesFestival(director)
ScragMountainMusic(founder,artisticdirector)
ShantiBhavanSchool&TeachforIndia(taughtinIndia)
SongFest(administrativedirector)
TheTenorChefCatering(founder)
UbuntuEducationFund(taughtinSouthAfrica)

RecordingReleases:
"InTime"album
NewAmericanSong@SongFestalbum(LibbyLarsen's"NerudaSongs")
Portraitsoloalbum
RisingatDawn:ChamberMusicwithBrassbyCarsonCooman(featuredsoloist)
RumiSongsrecordingwithYangJing

Film/TV:
Law&Order
TheHundredFootJourney
TheProducers


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Name VoiceType ProfessionalWebsite

JulieMiller MezzoSoprano http://www.juliemillermezzo.com

MaghanMcPhee Soprano http://www.maghanmcphee.com

YuliaVanDoren Soprano http://www.yuliavandoren.com

ChanelWood Soprano http://chanelwood.net

PatrickCook Tenor http://www.patrickcooktenor.com

SolangeMerdinian MezzoSoprano http://www.solangemerdinian.com

RachelSchutz Soprano http://www.rachelschutz.com

AriadneGreif Soprano http://www.ariadnegreifsoprano.com

CelineMogielnicki Soprano http://celinemogielnicki.com

KatarzynaSdej Soprano http://katarzynasadej.com

JuliaBullock Soprano http://www.juliabullock.com

ClarissaLyons Soprano http://www.clarissalyons.com

FaylotteCrayton Soprano http://faylottejoycrayton.com

LucyDhegrae Soprano http://www.lucydhegrae.com

VanessaLanger Soprano http://www.vanessalanger.com

MatthewMorris Baritone http://matthewpatrickmorris.com

AbigailLevis MezzoSoprano http://www.abigaillevis.com

MarieMarquis Soprano http://www.mariemarquis.com

BarrettRadziun Tenor http://www.barrettradziun.com

JacquelynStucker Soprano http://www.jacquelynstucker.com

VincentFesta Tenor http://www.vincentfestatenor.com

SaraLemesh MezzoSoprano http://saralemesh.com

LucyFitzGibbon Soprano http://www.lucyfitzgibbon.com

JeremyHirsch Baritone http://www.jeremyhirschbaritone.com


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MichaelHofmann Baritone http://www.michaelhofmannbaritone.com

HelenHuang Soprano http://helenhuangsoprano.com

KatherineMaysek MezzoSoprano http://katherinemaysek.com/

SarahTuttle Soprano http://www.sarahtuttlesoprano.com


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