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Career Highlights

  • President and Administrator of Amisano Studios, Elmira, NY, 1985 – Present.
  • Leading roles with Tri-Cities Opera including the Countess Almaviva, The Marriage Of Figaro; Norma, Norma; Mimi, La Bohème; the Mother, Amahl and the Night Visitors.
  • Soprano Soloist for symphony concerts, recitals and religious services of various faiths.
  • Diverse teaching experience: Public schools, Elementary and Secondary: Grades 1 – 12; Private Studio for Voice and Piano: Beginner – College: Ages 6 – adult.

Education

  • Master of Music, Vocal Performance, December 2009
    State University of New York at Binghamton, Harpur College
  • Graduate of Resident Artist Training Program, 1990 – 1999
    Tri-Cities Opera, Binghamton, NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Music Education
    Ithaca College School of Music, Ithaca, NY

Performing Experience

    • Operatic Roles:
      Countess Almaviva, The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart, Tri-Cities Opera, 1997
      Norma, Norma, Bellini, Tri-Cities Opera, 1997
      Mother, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Menotti, Tri-Cities Opera, 1995, 1998
      Mimi, La Bohème, Puccini, Tri-Cities Opera, 1994
      Micaela, Carmen, Bizet, Tri-Cities Opera, 1993
      Giannetta, L’Elisir d’Amore, Donizetti, Tri-Cities Opera, 1992
      Sandman/Dew Fairy, Hansel and Gretel, Humperdinck, Ithaca Opera Association
      Ann, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Nicolai, Ithaca Opera Association
      Masha, The Music Shop, Wargo, Ithaca Opera Outreach Program
      Betsy, Sweet Betsy from Pike, Bucci, Ithaca Opera Outreach Program
      Countess Ceprano, Rigoletto, Verdi, Glimmerglass Opera Theater

 

  • Musical Theater Roles:
    Lili, The Secret Garden, Theater of the Finger Lakes
    Woman One, As the World Goes Round, Theater of the Finger Lakes
    Ensemble, Nightclub Cantata, Ithaca Opera Ensemble
    Cunegonde, Candide, Ithaca Opera Ensemble

 

 

  • Concerts:
    60th Anniversary Gala, Tri-Cities Opera, 2009
    A Pearl Of An Evening, Monastery of Mary the Queen, Elmira, NY, 2008
    With Harp & Voice, Elmira, NY, 2006
    Interfaith Coalition Concert (Director and Soloist), Elmira, NY, 2006
    Soprano soloist, The Messiah, Handel, Elmira Symphony
    Soprano soloist, Cantata No. 51, JS Bach, Elmira Symphony
    Soprano soloist, Requiem, Fauré, Elmira Symphony

 

 

  • Interfaith Services:
    Director of Music, Dominican Monastery, Elmira, NY, 2001 – Present.
    Cantorial Soloist: Congregation B’Nai Israel, Elmira, NY, 1985 – Present.
    Soloist for Wedding and Funeral Services, various denominations in New York and Pennsylvania, 1985 – Present.
    Director of Music, Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, Elmira, NY 1993-2000.
    Director of Music, Lake St. Presbyterian Church, Elmira, NY 1984-1993.
    Director of Music, First Baptist Church of Elmira, Elmira, NY 1979-84.

 

Teaching Experience

  • Voice and Piano Teacher, Amisano Studios, Elmira, NY, 1985-Present
    In addition to studio lessons, students also participate in group lessons (6 to 10 students) that provide performance opportunities and introduce vocal pedagogy and stage skills.
  • Vocal Music Director, Notre Dame High School, Elmira, NY 2006-2008.
  • Vocal Music Teacher: Over ten years experience in elementary and secondary public school systems in the Binghamton/Elmira area.

Professional Memberships

  • American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA), 1997–Present
  • Opera America, 2003-Present
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing, 2010

References

Provided upon request.