Caitlin Cisler (06) recently added the roles of Valencienne (The Merry Widow; Lehar), Fata Morgana (Alcina; Handel) and Cunegonde (Candide; Bernstein) to her repertoire. www.caitlincisler.com
Pianist Julius Abrahams (09) is now Music Director and Chorusmaster at Shreveport Opera.
Just after she left Austria in August, Rose Beattie (09) performed Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana; (Mascagni). She is about to leave for an European Audition tour. www.lamc.org/about/singers-altos/4/rose-beattie
Stefanie Izzo (09) sang Cunegonde in Candide at Queens College in New York. www.stefanieizzo.com
Quinto Ott (07) is living in New York City and singing in 3 shows with the NY Gilbert and Sullivan Players. www.QuintoOtt.com
TOP ALUMNI NEWS
Nicole Yazolino (TOP 2006) completed her master’s degree at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. She will be starting at the same university working towards her doctorate. Ms. Yazolino is also in the running for a Fulbright scholarship to perform and do research in France. www.nicoleyazolino.com
Florian Kresser (TOP 2006, TOP 2008) played Conte Robinsone in Il Matrimonio Segreto at the Mozarteum in Salzburg last month. He wore a yellow shirt, purple leggings, and had purple hair!
He will be reprising the role of Pasha Selim in Entführung aus dem Serail for added performances this summer. In October, Florian will make his debut at the Musiktheater Vorarlberg as the Baron in Verdi’s famous opera, La Traviata. www.floriankresser.com
Aimee Miles (TOP 2007) is currently working on several different movies and television projects. She completed shooting the piolet for a new TV series called Trauma on NBC. In December of 2008 she was asked to perform on an ABC Christmas special and to sing for the Archbishop of San Francisco. www.aimeemiles.com
Gudrun Moser (TOP 2006) www.gudrun-moser.at
Gillian Watson (TOP 2008) graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with her bachelors degree. As an active member of the conservatory’s opera workshop program she performed scenes from Strauss’ Arabella as well as Magda in Menotti’s The Consul. In March of 2009 she performed in a master class with San Francisco Opera’s Sherri Greenwald.
Megan Jolley (TOP 2008) is now interning at Utah Opera and Symphony.
Tricia van Ee (TOP 2005) recently sang in The Pirates of Penzance at Opera Omaha. www.mnopera.org/biography/tricia-van-ee/
Jessica Parker (TOP 2007) is living and singing in New York City.
Megan Candio (TOP 2005) sang Die Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte in New Jersey.