Upcoming Events

  • 08/30/17 CLASSES BEGIN in Rochester, New York at Eastman School of Music
  • 09/04/17 LABOR DAY – NO Classes in Rochester, New York at Eastman School of Music
  • 09/13/17 Departmental Recital in Rochester at Hatch Hall
  • 09/22/17 Warren Jones, pianist – MASTER CLASS in Rochester at Hatch Hall
  • 09/24/17 Faculty Recital: Anthony Griffey, tenor; Warren Jones, pianist in Rochester at Kilbourn Hall
  • 10/07/17 - 10/10/17 FALL BREAK in Rochester, New York at Eastman School of Music
  • 10/08/17 RPO in Hochstein in Rochester, NY at Hochstein Performance Hall
  • 10/13/17 - 10/15/17 MELIORA in Rochester, New York at Eastman School of Music

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