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CoOPERAtive Program at WestminsterThe 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 2019

  • Robert Ainsley
  • Susan Shiplett Ashbaker - Master Coach/Conductor. Opera/Artistic Consultant; former Director and Music Administration, Opera Company of Philadelphia
  • Pei Wen Chen – Pianist/Coach – Manhattan School of Music, IVAI
  • Amanda Consol
  • Joan Dorneman – Master Coach/Conductor – Metropolitan Opera
  • Christopher Frisco
  • Brent Funderburk – Master Coach – The Julliard School
  • William Hobbs - Master Coach/Conductor. Founding and Artistic Director of Opera Slavica.
  • Kathleen Kelly - Master Coach/Conductor. Coach/Conductor of Opera at University of Michigan's School of Music, Theater and Dance. Former Director of Musical Studies at Vienna State Opera.
  • Hemdi Kfir
  • Sean McCarther - Suzuki Movement teacher. Faculty member of Westminster Choir College.
  • James Mitchell
  • Mark Moliterno - Yoga Instructor. Faculty member at Westminster Choir College; Founder of YogaVoice.
  • David Paul
  • Laura Brooks Rice - Director CoOPERAtive – Master Teacher
  • Renate Rohlfing

Faculty have included:

  • Christine Goerke
  • Sandra Bernhard
  • Deborah Birnbaum
  • Lydia Brown
  • William Burden
  • Steven Crawford
  • Kristin Ditlow
  • Matthew Epstein
  • Robin Guarino
  • Chuck Hudson
  • Amy Hutchinson
  • Martin Katz
  • Yelena Kurdina
  • Anthony Manoli
  • Matthew Owaza
  • Matthew Polenzani
  • Debra Scurto-Davis
  • Erika Switzer


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