Claire Weber Wins Third Place in James Toland Vocal Arts Competition

Claire Weber (MM ’15 Voice), mezzo-soprano, won third place in the Emerging Artists category of the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition in Oakland, California this past June. Ms. Weber, a student of Dr. Steven Rainbolt, recently sang the role of Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Bel Cantanti Opera in October, and will be […]

Emily Tate Performs Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Bizet’s Carmen

Master’s student Emily Tate, soprano, sang the role of Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Brooklyn Summer Opera Institute this past summer. Ms. Tate was also chosen as one of two sopranos to participate in the Asheville Lyric Opera Company’s young artist program this past August, and was contracted to sing the role […]

Young Eun Lee Performs Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi with La Musica Lirica

Master’s student Young Eun Lee, soprano, performed the role of Lauretta in Giacomo Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi with La Musica Lirica in Novafeltrici, Italy, this past summer. Ms. Lee is a student of Dr. Steven Rainbolt. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Sungshin Women’s University in Korea.

Joann Moorer joins Garrison Forest School faculty

Soprano Joann Moorer (MM’11, Voice), a Graduate Performance Diploma candidate of Steven Rainbolt, recently joined the music faculty of the Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, Md., teaching voice as an applied music instructor. She also was selected to serve as assistant director and stage manager for Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro at the joint […]

Jonathan Wagstaff performed as a Britten-Pears Young Artist

Jonathan Wagstaff, a Master of Music candidate studying with Steve Rainbolt, performed the role of Tirésie in Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opera Naïs, as a Britten-Pears Young Artist in the Snape Proms in the UK. The opera was conducted by the renowned French-baroque harpsichordist and director Christophe Rousset.  

Curtis Bannister (GPD ’10)

Curtis Bannister (GPD ’10) has been named an apprentice artist with Sarasota Opera in Fla., for its Winter Festival season, which begins in January. At Peabody he studied with Steven Rainbolt.

Curtis Bannister (GPD ’10)

Curtis Bannister (GPD ’10) has been named an apprentice artist with Sarasota Opera in Fla., for its Winter Festival season, which begins in January. At Peabody he studied with Steven Rainbolt.