For Presenters: soprano

Sage DeAgro-Ruopp

Sage DeAgro-Ruopp, a native of northern Michigan, began her studies with Duane Mahy at the Oberlin Conservatory. Throughout her studies she has sung under the baton of conductors Timothy Weiss, Ari Pelto, and Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Sage has performed in concert as well as masterclasses with renowned musicians such as Mikael Eliasen, Barbara Hannigan, Marilyn Horne, (read more…)

Kayla Harriott

Soprano Kayla Harriott is a native of Queens, NY and is currently residing in Atlanta, Georgia. She was awarded 1st Place at the Georgia State Metropolitan Atlanta Music Competition and 1st Place Winner in the Rome Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Concerto Competition. Recent roles include Violetta in La Traviata at the Bayview Festival; Amahl in Amahl and the (read more…)

Helen Zhibing Huang

Helen Zhibing Huang’s operatic credits include performances with Opera Theatre Saint Louis, The Glimmerglass Festival, Nashville Opera, Portland Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, and White Snake Projects. She has earned recognition from competitions such as the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Jensen Foundation Competition, and McCammon Voice Competition. Ms. Huang holds degrees from the New England (read more…)

Alexandra Nowakowski

Praised by Opera News for her “impassioned singing”, coloratura soprano Alexandra Nowakowski recently won 1st Prize at the Opera Columbus Cooper-Bing Competition and captured First Prize the Marcella Sembrich International Voice Competition with the Kosciuszko Foundation. A recent graduate of the Cafritz Young Artist Program at the Washington National Opera, last season, Ms. Nowakowski sang Nannetta in scenes from Falstaff with the WNO Orchestra under Joseph Colaneri and debuted with the Columbus (read more…)