Spring Break…ish

A week off from UMich – and you know what that means for a wandering minstrel, right? Just arrived in DC for some masterclasses at the┬áPotomac Vocal Institute, a snazzy new organization started by my friends Betsy Bishop (currently Fricka in the WNO Ring) and Patrick O’Donnell (pianist, coach, conductor, … Continue Reading →


Happiness is updating your calendar! From Arizona to Vienna (VA), from Canada to Texas, from Handel to Hanlon, and with my favorite opera of all time in the mix? Next year is shaping right up. Hope to see you somewhere along the way!

Let the games begin…

I’m back in our nation’s capitol for a week to do one of my favorite things, work with the young artists of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz program. I’m looking forward to reconnecting with them, and to making some new acquaintances as well. An additional bonus: I’ll get to attend the … Continue Reading →

Great week in DC

I’m winding up another wonderful week with the artists of the Domingo-Cafritz program at Washington National Opera. It’s a busy time at the house. While we worked on everything from Rosenkavalier to Traviata to Nozze di Figaro to Magic Flute (in a cool new English adaptation by Kelley Rourke, who’s … Continue Reading →