Voice, Opera and Vocal Coaching at Eastman

Voice, Opera and Vocal Coaching Faculty

In Memoriam 

 Rita Shane 


Department Chair

Ciesinski, Katherine
Martin E. and Corazon D. Sanders Professor of Voice; Chair, Voice, Opera and Vocal Coaching Department; ECMS Collegiate Instructor in Voice; Voice Area Coordinator


Baker, Lindsay
Instructor of Opera

Cabell, Nicole
Assistant Professor of Voice

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

Cowdrick, Kathryn
Professor of Voice

d'Amato, Alison
Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching

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

Griffey, Anthony Dean
Professor of Voice

Hennessy, Ruth
Instructor of Voice

Long, Timothy
Associate Professor of Opera; Music Director, Eastman Opera Theatre

Miller, Russell
Professor of Vocal Coaching and Repertoire; Vocal Coaching Area Coordinator

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

Retzlaff, Jonathan
Associate Professor of Voice

Southerland, Wilson
Assistant Professor of Opera; Assistant Music Director, Eastman Opera Theatre

Swensen, Robert
Professor of Voice

Emeritus Faculty

Hess, Benton
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Voice

Webber, Carol
Professor Emerita of Voice

Affiliate Faculty

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

Garver, Beryl
Assistant Professor of Accompanying; Affiliate Faculty, Voice, Opera and Vocal Coaching

Harley, Andrew
Associate Professor of Collaborative Piano; Director, Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music

Professors Emeriti

Marcia Baldwin

Dale Moore

Masako Ono Toribara