Recent Grants

Opera: FY 2015 Grants Panelists

Art Works I, Panel A1
June 10, 2014

Rodney Hood (Layperson)
Relationship Manager/National Director of Multi-Cultural Partnerships
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Washington, DC

Plato Karayanis
Interim General Director and CEO
The Opera San Antonio
Santa Fe, NM

Jorge Martín
Composer
Addison, VT

Beth Morrison
Creative Producer
Beth Morrison Projects
New York, NY

Yuval Sharon
Stage Director, Artistic Director, Founder
The Industry
Los Angeles, CA

Art Works I, Panel A2
June 10, 2014

Rodney Hood (Layperson)
Relationship Manager/National Director of Multi-Cultural Partnerships
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Washington, DC

Jorge Martín
Composer
Addison, VT

Beth Morrison
Creative Producer
Beth Morrison Projects
New York, NY

Yuval Sharon
Stage Director, Artistic Director, Founder
The Industry
Los Angeles, CA

Art Works I, Panel B1
June 10, 2014

Henry Akina
Artistic Director
Hawaii Opera Theatre
Kailua, HI

Christopher Hahn
General Director
Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh, PA

Lee Huber (Layperson)
Senior Counsel
Calpine Corporation
Houston, TX

Anita Johnson
Singer
Altadena, CA

Jorge Martín
Composer
Addison, VT

Christina Scheppelmann
Director General
Royal Opera House Muscat
Sultanate of Oman

Art Works I, Panel B2
June 10, 2014

Henry Akina
Artistic Director
Hawaii Opera Theatre
Kailua, HI

Christopher Hahn
General Director
Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh, PA

Lee Huber (Layperson)
Senior Counsel
Calpine Corporation
Houston, TX

Anita Johnson
Singer
Altadena, CA

Art Works I, Panel B3
June 10, 2014

Henry Akina
Artistic Director
Hawaii Opera Theatre
Kailua, HI

Christopher Hahn
General Director
Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh, PA

Anita Johnson
Singer
Altadena, CA

Art Works II, Panel A
November 19, 2014

David Bennett
Executive Director
Gotham Chamber Opera
New York, NY

Nicole Heaston
Opera Singer
Katy, TX

John Hoomes
General and Artistic Director
Nashville Opera
Franklin, TN

Herman Lovato (Layperson)
Information Technology Manager
New Mexico Department of Public Safety
Sante Fe, NM

Cynthia Stokes
Opera Director
San Diego, CA

Art Works II, Panel B
November 19, 2014

David Bennett
Executive Director
Gotham Chamber Opera
New York, NY

Nicole Heaston
Opera Singer
Katy, TX

Herman Lovato (Layperson)
Information Technology Manager
New Mexico Department of Public Safety
Sante Fe, NM

Cynthia Stokes
Opera Director
San Diego, CA

Art Works II, Panel C
November 19, 2014

Nicole Heaston
Opera Singer
Katy, TX

John Hoomes
General and Artistic Director
Nashville Opera
Franklin, TN

Herman Lovato (Layperson)
Information Technology Manager
New Mexico Department of Public Safety
Sante Fe, NM

Art Works II, Panel D1
November 19, 2014

Torrie Allen
Independent Opera Producer
Chief Officer of Marketing & Development
Alaska Public Media
Anchorage, AK

James "Michael" Ching
Composer, Conductor
Ames, IA

Debra Evans (Layperson)
Community Volunteer
Advocate for Special Education and the Arts
Marina del Rey, CA

Everett McCorvey
Director, Executive Producer
University of Kentucky Opera Theatre
Lexington, KY

Melia Tourangeau
President & CEO
Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
Salt Lake City, UT

Victoria "Vita" Tzykun
Set & Costume Designer for Stage and Film
Brooklyn, NY

Art Works II, Panel D2
November 19, 2014

Torrie Allen
Independent Opera Producer
Chief Officer of Marketing & Development
Alaska Public Media
Anchorage, AK

James "Michael" Ching
Composer, Conductor
Ames, IA

Debra Evans (Layperson)
Community Volunteer
Advocate for Special Education and the Arts
Marina del Rey, CA

Everett McCorvey
Director, Executive Producer
University of Kentucky Opera Theatre
Lexington, KY