Recent Grants

Opera: FY 2010 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A1
June 29-30, 2009

Janice Del Sesto
Consultant
Boston, MA

David Devan
Executive Director
Opera Company of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Rodney Hood (Layperson)
Vice Chairman
National Credit Union Administration Board
Washington, DC

Anita Johnson
Soprano
New York, NY

Plato Karayanis
General Director (Retired)
Santa Fe, NM

Nicholas Martin
Author
Director of Operations
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Paul Moravec
Composer, University Professor
Adelphi University
New York, NY

Marilyn Shapiro
Executive Vice President
Los Angeles Opera
Los Angeles, CA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A2
June 30, 2009

Janice Del Sesto
Consultant
Boston, MA

Rodney Hood (Layperson)
Vice Chairman
National Credit Union Administration Board
Washington, DC

Anita Johnson
Soprano
New York, NY

Plato Karayanis
General Director (Retired)
Santa Fe, NM

Nicholas Martin
Author
Director of Operations
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Paul Moravec
Composer, University Professor
Adelphi University
New York, NY

Marilyn Shapiro
Executive Vice President
Los Angeles Opera
Los Angeles, CA

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B
July 1-2, 2009

Ian Campbell
General and Artistic Director
San Diego Opera
San Diego, CA

Dennis Carlyle (Layperson)
Retired Physician
Houston, TX

Michael Ching
Composer
Artistic and General Director
Opera Memphis
Memphis, TN

Christopher Hahn
General Director
Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh, PA

Daniel Kleinknecht
Executive Director and Conductor
Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre
Associate Professor of Music
Mount Mercy College
Coralville, IA

Patricia Miller
Mezzo-soprano, Artist-in-Residence
Distinguished University Professor of Music
and Director of Vocal Studies
George Mason University
Falls Church, VA

Deborah Sandler
Arts Consultant
Louisville, KY