Jessica Davy, Clarinetist, Founder/Executive Director

 

Jessica Davy is a clarinetist, composer and educator who has performed and has had her works performed throughout the east coast at venues including New York's Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center's Avery Fischer and Alice Tully Halls, CAMI Hall, Symphony Space, Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, and The Boston Symphony Orchestra Cafe... READ MORE

2015-2016 Artists

 

Roster of Musicians and Vocalists for the 2015-2016 Series will contiually be updated.  Please check back for the most up to date information.

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Joseph Flaxman, Baritone

 

Possessing a "devilish manner and burly baritone" that is "robust and vocally powerful," Joseph Flaxman is a baritone who has been drawing praise from musicians and critics alike internationally and throughout America for his compelling dramatic portrayals... READ MORE

Laura Flaxman, Mezzo-Soprano

 

Ms. Flaxman covered the title role of Carmen in Golden Rose Opera Works production this spring, and is excited to appear with the company again in the fall as La Principessa in Suor Angelica.  She'll also be appearing this fall with Light Opera of New Jersey in the role of Mom in John Davies pastiche Little Red's Most Unusual Day... READ MORE

Sandy Taylor, Vocalist

 

Sandy is a New York-based singer/actor, a member of Actors' Equity She has appeared in numerous professional productions and cabaret venues in New York, New Jersey, and regionally. Sandy also sings with Kinnara Ensemble, the Northeast's premiere vocal ensemble (www.kinnaraensemble.org) and serves as the New York regional director for The Yuletide Carolers (www.theyuletidecarolers.com)... READ MORE

 

Hyewon Kate Lim, Piano

 

Dr. Hyewoon Lim is originally from South Korea and started the piano when she was three. Her main accomplishment began when she moved to New Jersey to pursue her Doctor of Musical Art in Piano Performance at Rutgers, the State University of NJ in 2009.  In 2010, she performed in Vienna with Vienna Int’l Orchestra as a soloist... READ MORE

Rocky Sellers, Bass-Baritone

 

 

Bass-Baritone Rocky Sellers has been described by the New York Observer as a "vibrant, booming bass". For the 2015-16 season, Mr. Sellers looks forward to a return to Portland Opera to sing the role of Dulcamara in the Elixir of Love with the company's Educational Outreach Department, Portland Opera To Go! ... READ MORE

Meredith Buchholtz, Soprano

 

Meredith Buchholtz, soprano, is an up and coming stage performer with a vast background in both musical theatre and opera.  In 2012, she covered the title role in Madama Butterfly with Chelsea Opera.  That same year, she made her debut with Opera Manhattan in the lead role of Charlotte in Before Breakfast for which she garnered stellar reviews... READ MORE

Brenda Belohoubek, Soprano

 

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Brittany Hines-Hill, Soprano

 

Brittany Hines-Hill, dramatic soprano, received international acclaim as the winner of the 2008 Meistersinger Competition in Graz, Austria, and has since has appeared with US regional opera companies.  She was a 2011 National Semi-Finalist with the Metropolitan Opera National Council... READ MORE

Kevin Lynch, Piano

 

Kevin M. Lynch is a graduate of William Paterson University where he studied music education with a concentration in classical piano and voice. While at William Paterson, he studied piano under Gary Kirkpatrick & Warren Helms, and voice under Nan Guptill-Crain. He was presented with the Outstanding Musician Award, Legacy Scholar Award, and cum laude Latin honors for his academic and musical achievements. He is also a 2014 NJACT Perry Award Winner for Outstanding Music Direction for New Vision Players’... READ MORE

Hyo-Jin Lee, Cello

 

Cellist Hyojin Lee has performed as a chamber musician and soloist in  Europe, Asia and USA. She has appeared as a soloist with orchestras including the Slovak Košice National Philharmonic, Hungary Sabaria Symphony, Soli Deo Orchestra, Daegu Philharmonic, Kyungbook Symphony among many others. Hyojin took part in several master classes with Janos Starker...READ MORE

Donata Cucinotta, Soprano

 

Noted for her “particularly fine” voice from the New York Times, Donata Cucinotta is an active performer of both Opera, and Musicals. This seasons notable engagements include a leading role in the World Premiere of a new musical by Grammy winning composer Paul Sullivan The Last Ferryman at the Stonington Opera House, The First Lady in Opera Tampa’s Die Zauberflöte, Josephine in Knoxville Opera’s HMS Pinafore as well as performing as a featured singer at the Bristol Riverside Theater’s Winter Musicale... READ MORE

Jenny Ribeiro, Soprano

 

Jenny Ribeiro, described as “capable...spicy...and saucy,” most recently appeared as Susanna in Regina Opera’s acclaimed production of Le Nozze di Figaro. She has created opera and musical theater roles on both coasts and works with living composers continually... READ MORE

Yu-Ching Chin, Piano

 

Yu-Ching Chin, a native of Taiwan, earned her Doctor of Arts degree in Piano Performance from Ball State University. She also has a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from Kent State University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Tainan National University of the Art in Taiwan. Her principal teachers include Ray Kilburn, Jerry Wong, Hsiao-Ching Chung, and Marina Drozdova... READ MORE

Zhanna Alkhazova, Soprano

 

Establishing her career with performances of some of the greatest roles in the lyric and dramatic repertoire, soprano Zhanna Alkhazova has already distinguished herself as “a veritable force of nature” in the minds of critics and audiences alike. Her most recent engagements include her recital debut in the Carnegie Weill Recital Hall... READ MORE

Brenna Markey, Soprano

 

In the Greater Philadelphia Area, soprano Brenna Markey has appeared as a soloist in The Temple University Singers choral ensemble, The Temple University Concert Choir ensemble, numerous Temple jazz and classical student recitals, and The Temple University Opera in Lee Hoiby’s A Month in the Country and Mozart’s The Magic Flute... READ MORE

Anita Lyons, Soprano

 

 

American soprano Anita Lyons is quickly creating a niche for herself in the dramatic repertoire, 

most recently singing her career debut of Brünnhilde (Siegfried) with New York Opera Forum. Other highlights of this season include the title role of La Gioconda and the Primadonna/Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos), both performed at Lincoln Center with New York Opera Forum. She has been seen with the Central Jersey Symphony Orchestra... READ MORE

Stephen Wu, Pianist

 

Stephen Wu, pianist, educator, and composer  has spent the majority of his life developing his skill and creativity as a musician.  Starting his musical career in his hometown of Taipei, Taiwan, Stephen has studied music at Trinity College of Music in the United Kingdom, Manhattan School of Music in New York City, NY, Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ and Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Music in Russia... READ MORE

Barbee Monk, Soprano

 

Soprano Barbee Monk has been praised by critics for her “ravishing tones” (Miami Herald), “moments of singular beauty” (El nuevo Herald) and “attractive vocalism” (South Florida Classical Review)... READ MORE

Madison Washer, Vocalist

 

Madison Washer attended Westminster Choir College and graduated with a BFA in musical theatre from Montclair State University.  Madison enjoys performing with various theatre companies around the New Jersey area. Her most recent production was the Timeless Tony's cabaret with Light Opera of New Jersey... READ MORE

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