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2016-2017 Studio Artists

Over 650 applications were received for the six 2016-2017 Studio Artists coveted positions.

Katrina Galka

KATRINA GALKA, Soprano

Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
1st year Studio Artist
On Our Mainstage: First Sprite (Rusalka), Clorinda (Cinderella)
Education: Boston University, Southern Methodist University
Previous Appearances: Atlanta Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Portland Opera
Website: www.katrinagalka.com

 

 


MARIA KAGANSKAYA

Mariya Kaganskaya, MEZZO-SOPRANO

Hometown: St. Petersburg, Russia
1st year Studio Artist
On Our Mainstage: Soloist (Sapphire Celebration), Third Sprite (Rusalka), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Tisbe (Cinderella)
Education: San Francisco Conservatory of Music, UC San Diego
Previous Appearances: Opera Santa Barbara, Russian Opera Workshop, Santa Fe Opera
Website: www.mariyakaganskaya.com

 

 


Joseph Lattanzi

joseph lattanzi, Baritone

Hometown: Mableton, GA
2nd year Studio Artist
On Our Mainstage: Soloist (Sapphire Celebration), Gamekeeper (Rusalka),  Yamadori (Madama Butterfly), Dandini (Cinderella)
Education: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Previous Appearances: Atlanta Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Merola Opera Program, Seattle Opera
Website: www.josephlattanzibaritone.com

 

 


Alyssa Martin, Mezzo-SopranoAlyssa Martin

Hometown: Greensboro, NC
2nd year Studio Artist
On Our Mainstage: Soloist (Sapphire Celebration), Kitchen Boy (Rusalka), Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Angelina (Cinderella)
Education: Indiana University
Previous Appearances: Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Santa Fe Opera, Virginia Opera
Website: www.alyssamartinmezzo.com

 

 


Cody Martin, Pianist/Coach

Hometown: Mascoutah, IL
2nd year Studio Artist
On Our Music Staff: Sapphire Celebration, Rusalka, Madama Butterfly, Riders of the Purple Sage, Cinderella
Education: Florida State University, Murray State University
Previous Appearances: Brevard Music Center, Des Moines Metro Opera, Hubbard Hall Opera, Virginia Opera
Website: www.codymartinmusic.wix.com/codymartin

 

 


Zach Owen

ZACHARY OWEN, Bass-Baritone

Hometown: St. Charles, IL
1st year Studio Artist
On Our Mainstage: Soloist (Sapphire Celebration), Bonze (Madama Butterfly), Alidoro (Cinderella)
Education: University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Luther College
Previous Appearances: Des Moines Metro Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Kentucky Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis

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