Rachelle Jonck

Maestro al cembalo, La Gazza Ladra, Coach

  • Music Director, Baltimore Concert Opera, at which she has previously led Don Giovanni and Werther

  • Conductor, Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini), Assistant Conductor, Head Vocal Coach, Bel Canto at Caramoor

  • Guest Vocal Coach, Palm Beach Opera Benenson Young and Apprentice Artist Program, ongoing since 2012

  • Conductor, Zémire et Azor, Le Nozze di Figaro, Westminster Choir College – Westminster Opera Theater Too


Jakob Lehmann

Primo violin e capo d’orchestra

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© Franck Juéry/Alpha Classics

Recent and upcoming:

  • Artistic Director with Eroica Berlin since 2015

  • Concertmaster and Co-Director with Teatro Nuovo since 2018

  • Guest Conductor and Concertmaster with Australian Romantic and Classical Orchestra since 2015

  • Guest Conductor and Concertmaster with Anima Eterna Brugge 2015-2019, further Guest appearances with Le Concert des Nations, Camerata Salzburg and others, two times winner of International Classical Music Awards 2019

  • Concertmaster and Coach with Jordi Savall's Beethoven 250 Academy, Guest Director with Australian Romantic & Classical Orchestra

  • Conducting engagements with Orchestre Symphonique & Lyrique de Nancy, Junge Norddeutsche Philharmonie, Young Eurasian Soloists, Eroica Berlin & others


Daniel Mobbs


  • Instructor, University of Portland, ongoing since 2018

  • Leading bass-baritone roles, The Metropolitan Opera, Portland Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Los Angeles Opera, Bel Canto at Caramoor, Minnesota Opera, Washington Concert Opera, New York City Opera

  • Concert performances with Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, Nashville Symphony

  • Instructor, San Francisco Conservator of Music, 2012-13

  • Title role, Vivaldi: Bajazet, Portland Opera and Portland Baroque Orchestra, March 2020


Timothy Cheung

Artistic Administrator, Coach

  • Head Coach, Palm Beach Opera Benenson Young and Apprentice Artist Program, ongoing since 2013

  • Music Director, Opera on the GO!, Opera Theater of Saint Louis, ongoing since 2015

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

  • Young Artist Pianist and Coach, Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, 2012-2014

Will Crutchfield

Maestro al cembalo, La Straniera
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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  • Stage Manager, The Handmaid’s Tale (Ruders), The Nefarious, Immoral, but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke and Mr. Hare (Grant), Boston Lyric Opera

  • Production Supervisor, Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and I Have No Stories to Tell You (Beecher), La Voix Humaine and Queens of the Night, Opera Philadelphia

  • Stage Manager, Faust, Portland Opera

  • Production Stage Manager, Bel Canto at Caramoor, 2015-2018


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

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

  • Assistant Conductor and Onstage Fortepianist, Aureliano in Palmira, Rossini Opera Festival

  • Music Staff, Bel Canto at Caramoor, 2007-2017

  • Lecturer in Opera, University of California – Los Angeles, ongoing since 2017

  • Production Dramaturg, Language Coach, and Titlist, New York City Opera, ongoing since 2016

  • Italian Instructor, dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, ongoing since 2009

  • Leading soprano roles, Teatro Verdi Busseto, Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, Sarasota Opera

Jonathan Brandani


  • Maestro al Cembalo, Medea in Corinto, Teatro Nuovo

  • Conductor, Don Pasquale, Deutsche Oper am Rhein

  • Conductor, Il Cappello di Paglia di Firenze, Minnesota Opera

  • Conductor, Il Bravo, Wexford Opera Festival

  • Conductor, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème, Daegu Opera House

  • Conductor, Il Mondo della Luna, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia