Recent Grants

Opera: FY 2017 Grants Panelists

Art Works – Panel A
June 28, 2016

Hector Armienta
Artistic Director, Composer
Opera Cultura
Oakland, CA

Carmen Balthrop
Professional Opera Singer
Professor of Voice, School of Music
University of Maryland, College Park
Bowie, MD

Gregory Davis (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Dallas, TX

Kamal H. Khan
Professor and Opera School Director
University of Cape Town, South Africa
New York, NY

Kathryn Smith
General Director
Madison Opera
Madison, WI

Kelly Tweeddale
President
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra & VSO School of Music
Vancouver, British Columbia
Bellevue, WA

Art Works – Panel B
June 28, 2016

Mark Adamo
Composer-Librettist
New York, NY

Veronica Arzate de Reyes (Layperson)
Outreach Coordinator
beWellnm, New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange
Albuquerque, NM

Ana De Archuleta
President & CEO
ADA Artist Management
Maplewood, NJ

Grant Gershon
Artistic Director, Resident Conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale, LA Opera
Los Angeles, CA

Cerise Jacobs
Creator and Librettist, Retired Attorney
Brookline, MA

David Levy
Sr. Vice President, Artistic Operations
Opera Philadelphia
Berwyn, PA

Art Works II - Panel A
November 21, 2016

Mark S. Campbell
Librettist and Lyricist
New York, NY

Denyce A. Graves-Montgomery
Opera Singer
Voice Faculty
Peabody Conservatory of Music
Parkton, MD

Keitaro Harada
Associate Conductor
Cincinnati Symphony and Arizona Opera
Cincinnati, OH

Michelle Krisel
Artistic Director
Ash Lawn Opera
Alexandria, VA

Robert S. Tancer (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Phoenix, AZ

Ryan Taylor
President and General Director
Minnesota Opera
Minneapolis, MN

Art Works II - Panel B
November 21, 2016

Torrie J. Allen
Development Director
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Ashland, OR

Alan J. Held
Opera Singer, Concert Artist, Actor
Associate Professor
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS

Inez T. Russell (Gomez) (Layperson)
Editorial Page Editor
The Santa Fe New Mexican
Santa Fe, NM

Keith A. Wolfe
General Director
Opera Birmingham
Irondale, AL

Robert S. Wood
Executive and Artistic Director, Conductor
Founder
UrbanArias
Arlington, VA