Timothy Cheung

Coach, Scheduler

  • Head Coach, Palm Beach Opera Beneson Young Artist Program and Apprentice Artist Program

  • Music Staff, Bel Canto at Caramoor, Houston Grand Opera, Canadian Opera Company

  • Music Director, Opera Theater of Saint Louis’ Opera on the GO!, 2017

  • Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, 2012-2014; Merola Opera Program in association with San Francisco Opera, 2011, 2013

Will Crutchfield

Maestro al cembalo, Tancredi
Lecturer, Coach

  • Director of Opera, Bel Canto at Caramoor at which he conducted over 40 operas, 1997-2017

  • Music Director, Opera de Colombia, 1999-2004; Principal Guest Conductor, Polish National Opera, 2007-2010; conducted performances with Washington National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Minnesota Opera

  • Prepared critical edition and conducted Aureliano in Palmira at Rossini Opera Festival, which won “Best Resdicovered Work” at the 2015 International Opera Awards

  • Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 2014

Juliana Gondek

Vocal Instructor, Coach

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  • Distinguished Professor of Voice, University of California - Los Angeles

  • Guest Teaching Artist, Manhattan School of Music, Rice University, University of Chicago, New Zealand Opera Center, Conservatorio Cherubini Firenze, Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts

  • Acclaimed soprano soloist with over 150 opera companies and symphony orchestras worldwide, including Metropolitan Opera, Netherlands Opera, Edinburgh Festival, San Francisco Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic.  

  • Recordings on Harmonia Mundi, Deutsche Grammophon, Naxos, Teldec, Channel Classics, Parma labels


Marguerite Krull

Instructor, Agility Bootcamp

  • Opera performances at La Monnaie, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Bel Canto at Caramoor, Teatro Colón, New York City Opera

  • Concert performances with the New York Philharmonic, Buffalo Philharmonic, Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, American Classical Orchestra, American Bach Solists

  • Recordings on the Naive, Naxos, Avie labels

  • Recipient of the Marian Anderson Award (1997), Sullivan Foundation Award, Richard F. Gold Career Grant


Jennifer Larmore

Masterclass Instructor

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  • Acclaimed mezzo-soprano whose career has spanned nearly every major opera company in the world including the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and countless others since her debut with Opéra de Nice in 1986

  • Two-time Grammy Award winner with over 100 recordings on labels that include Teldec, RCA, Harmonia Mundi, Deutsche Grammophon, Opera Rara, Chandos, Naive labels

  • Winner of the Richard Tucker Award and Chevalier des arts et des lettres from the French government

  • Masterclass presenter at companies and institutions worldwide


Cynthia Hennon Marino

Company Manager and Production Stage Manager

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  • Production Stage Manager, Il pirataPetite messe solennelleAureliano in PalmiraFidelioLa favoriteDialogues des Carmélites, Opening Night Concert and Gala, Bel Canto at Caramoor

  • Production Supervisor, War Stories Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and I have no stories to tell you (Beecher), Opera Philadelphia 

  • Stage Manager, Faust, Portland Opera

  • Stage Manager, The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare (Grant, world premiere), Boston Lyric Opera


Marco Nisticò

Italian Instructor, Coach

  • Opera performances with Teatro dell’Opera, Bel Canto at Caramoor, Cincinnati Opera, Teatro regio di Torino, Florida Grand Opera, New York City Opera, Opera Colorado, Sarasota Opera, Landestheater Bregenz

  • Guest Teacher, Sarasota Opera, Savannah Voice Festival, Schulich School of Music - McGill University, Lidal North Summer Program (Norway)

  • Director, Opera Southwest and Sarasota Opera (apprentice scenes)

  • Italian Diction Coach and Assistant to Jane Glover, Chicago Opera Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music


Rolando Sanz

Vocal Instructor, Coach

  • Opera performances with the Metropolitan Opera, Spoleto Festival U.S.A, Michigan Opera Theater, Virginia Opera, Florentine Opera

  • Concert performances with Asheville Symphony Orchestra, Apollo Orchestra, Washington National Cathedral, Spoleto Festival U.S.A

  • Founder and Producing Artist Director, Young Artists of America at Strathmore

  • Sang National Anthem for the Baltimore Orioles in four seasons


Debra Vanderlinde

Vocal Instructor, Coach

  • Faculty, Marymount Manhattan College, Mannes School of Music Preparatory Division

  • Opera performances with New York City Opera, Chautauqua Opera, Bel Canto at Caramoor, Chattanooga Opera

  • Concert performances with Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Rochester Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

  • Adjudicator, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, National Association of Teachers of Singing, International Opera Singers’ Competition


Lucy Tucker Yates

Italian Instructor, Coach

  • Music Staff, Bel Canto at Caramoor, UCLA, dell’Arte Opera Ensemble; Production Dramaturg & language coach, New York City Opera

  • Assistant Conductor and onstage fortepianist, Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro (Aureliano in Palmira)

  • Librettist and Music Director, O+E (adaptation of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice), Seattle Opera

  • Leading soprano roles with Toscanini Foundation (Teatro Verdi, Busseto), Spoleto Festival, Sarasota Opera