Celeste Johnson (Vocal Accompanying, ’14) was awarded the Atlantic Music Festival’s Opera Coach Fellowship for the summer of 2016. Opera Coach fellows receive full coverage of tuition, housing, and meals for the duration of the festival season. Fellow coaches participate in preparation of all Opera Workshop events. The program offers opportunities to collaborate with Opera Workshop artist-faculty members as well as festival artists, conductors, and composers. Last summer. Ms. Johnson continues to work as a staff accompanist at Whitworth and Gonzaga Universities, and for Opera Coeur D’Alene. Ms. Johnson studied with Eileen Cornett.