Upcoming Events

  • 12/07/16 Graduate Departmental Recital in Rochester at Hatch Hall
  • 12/09/16 REPERTORY SINGERS and WOMEN’S CHORUS in Rochester at Kilbourn Hall
  • 12/12/16 Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano with Baroque ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro featuring selections from the Baroque opera repertoire in Rochester, NY at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
  • 12/18/16 - 01/16/17 WINTER BREAK in Rochester, New York at Eastman School of Music
  • 01/14/17 - 01/15/17 EOT – Out of Darkness in Rochester at Rm. 804A
  • 01/16/17 EOT – Out of Darkness in Rochester at Rm. 804A
  • 01/17/17 CLASSES BEGIN in Rochester, New York at Eastman School of Music
  • 01/17/17 EOT – Cendrillon in Rochester at Rm. 804A

Voice and Opera Faculty

In Memoriam 

 Rita Shane 


Department Chair

Miller, Russell
Professor of Vocal Coaching and Repertoire; Chair, Voice and Opera Department

Carr, Stephen
Associate Professor of Opera and Musical Theatre Studies; Associate Artistic Director of Eastman Opera Theatre

Ciesinski, Katherine
Professor of Voice; ECMS Collegiate Instructor in Voice

Cowdrick, Kathryn
Professor of Voice

d'Amato, Alison
Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching, part time

Daigle, Steven
Professor of Opera; Artistic Director Of Eastman Opera Theatre

Griffey, Anthony Dean
Professor of Voice

Hess, Benton
Distinguished Professor of Voice; Senior Vocal Coach; Music Director, Eastman Opera Theatre

Opalach, Jan
Associate Professor of Voice; Supervisor, Applied Voice Studio TA's

Retzlaff, Jonathan
Associate Professor of Voice

Southerland, Wilson
Instructor of Opera, 2016-17; Assistant Music Director, Eastman Opera Theatre

Swensen, Robert
Professor of Voice

Webber, Carol
Professor of Voice

Affiliate Faculty

Curren, Christina Balsam
Vocal Coach; Assistant Professor of German & German Lyric Diction; Affiliate Faculty, Voice and Opera

Garver, Beryl
Assistant Professor of Accompanying (part-time); Affiliate Faculty, Voice and Opera

Professors Emeriti

Marcia Baldwin

Dale Moore

Masako Ono Toribara