Alumni News

Our alumni are making beautiful music across the United States and internationally. Recent graduate successes include:

Clarissa Lyons (Stern Fellow '10) has been selected to join the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera.

Abigail Levis ('08) has been selected to join the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program at LA Opera

Ian Mcuen (Stern Fellow '12) has joined the roster of ADA artist management.

Liza Stepanova (Stern Fellow '09, '10; Faculty '11-present) has joined the faculty of University of Georgia as new assistant professor of piano.

John Kapusta (2008 ) and Samuel Schultz (Stern Fellow '14) will both sing lead roles in "The Little Prince" at Houston Grand Opera this fall.

Joseph Eletto (Stern Fellow '14) has been selected to join the Virginia Opera Emerging Artists Program.

Sarah Shafer (Stern Fellow '09) stars as Adina in Opera Philadelphia's "L'Elisir d'Amore" in the spring of 2016.

Antonina Chekhovska (Stern Fellow '13) will be featured in recital at Opera America on September 13th as the winner of the 2015 Opera Columbus Cooper-Bing Vocal Competition.

Theo Hoffman (Stern Fellow '13) makes his Atlanta Opera debut as Schaunard in "La Bohème".

Julia Bullock (Stern Fellow '11) makes her Berlin Philharmonic debut in "La Passion de Simone" by Kaija Saariaho directed by Peter Sellars.

Matthew Patrick Morris (Stern Fellow '10; faculty '12-present) and James Onstad (Stern Fellow '13) were members of the ensemble of "Crossing" a new american opera by Matt Aucoin directed by Diane Paulus at the American Repertory Theater.

Ricardo Rivera (Stern Fellow '10) debuted this year with Opera Philadelphia and as an apprentice with the Santa Fe Opera.

Dimitri Dover (Stern Fellow '12, '13) joined the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera.

Renate Rohlfing (Stern Fellow '11), Javier Arrebola (Stern Fellow '12), and Brent Funderburk (Stern Fellow '11) were selected as faculty accompanists at the Ravinia Steans Institute.

And that's just the beginning! Check out our page dedicated to the Marc and Eva Stern Fellows for up to date information and links to artist websites!