CoOPERAtive Program at Westminster The CoOPERAtive Program’s resident faculty artists are among some of the most sought after performers, directors and conductors and artistic administrators in the operatic world today. They are regularly engaged at such opera companies as the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, San Francisco Opera, The Paris Opera, London’s Covent Garden, Milan’s La Scala, St. Louis Opera, Opera Company of Philadelphia and Lake George Opera.


Faculty 2013

  • Christopher Arneson - Co-Director CoOPERAtive
  • Susan Shiplett Ashbaker - Coach. The Curtis Institute of Music; Opera/Artistic Consultant; former Director and Music Administration, Opera Company of Philadelphia
  • Sandra Bernhard - Drama Coach. Stage Director, Houston Grand Opera
  • Kristin Ditlow
  • Matthew Epstein
  • Amy Hutchinson
  • Kathleen Kelly - Washington National Opera and Houston Grand Opera
  • Martin Katz
  • Anthony Manoli - Pianist/Coach/Conductor
  • Sean McCarther
  • Mark Moliterno - Faculty, Westminster Choir College, Yoga instructor for CoOPERAtive
  • Matthew Owaza
  • JJ Penna
  • Matthew Polenzani
  • Laura Brooks Rice - Co-Director CoOPERAtive
  •  Debra Scurto-Davis - Musical/Language Coach. Swarthmore College, Westminster Choir College, Florence Voice Seminar
  • Stephanie Sundine
  • Erika Switzer
  • Ted Taylor - Conductor/Coach/Accompanist, New York City Opera, recital accompanist for Sylvia McNair, Christine Shaefer
  • Nova Thomas - Drama Coach.  Opera singer, The New School for Drama, Westminster Choir College
  • Pierre Vallet
  • Laura Ward
  • Eric Weimer

Faculty have included:


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