Board & Leadership

 

Board Officers


Patrick Wilken

Chairman

Carlyn Clause

President

Jayne C. Davis

Vice Chairman

Dr. James Cross

Vice President

Pamela George  

Vice President

Dr. Myron Marx

Vice President

George Crow

Treasurer

Robert B. Mison

Secretary

PAST PRESIDENTS
Mrs. Starr Bruce

(1957-1962)

James H. Schwabacher

(1962-1991)

Dr. Jess Shenson

(1991-1995)

Jayne Davis

(1995-1999)

Rusty Rolland

(1999-2003)

David S. Hugle

(2003-2007)

Patrick Wilken

(2007-2011)

Donna L. Blacker

(2011-2015)


PAST CHAIRMEN
James H. Schwabacher

(1991-2006) 

Jayne C. Davis

(2006-2018)

EMERITUS DIRECTORS
Donna L. Blacker
Peggy Dennis
Anita Weissberg

 

Board of Directors


Adam Arthur Bier
Mary Sue Bizzarri
Jennifer Brahm
Barbara Bruser Clark
Michael Colbruno
The Hon. Marie Bertillion Collins
Ashley Crawford
Jeanne Dorward
Beatrice Gomory
Mary Henderson
David S. Hugle
Robert B. Jacoby 
Michael H. Kalkstein
Dr. Joan B. Kelly
William W. Kwan, MD
Nafiseh Lindberg
Sylvia R. Lindsey
Lindsay MacDermid
Donald L. McGee
James Meehan
Dr. Pamela Zell Rigg
Dr. David D. Stein
Blanche Germain Streeter
Ruth Uchimura
Susan Walker
Olivia Ware
Carol A. Weitz
Christopher Wiseman
Susan York
Dennis Zhang
Stephen Zilles

 

Merola Advisory Council


David Gockley
Susan Graham
Jake Heggie
Speight Jenkins
Martin Katz
Sarah Billinghurst Solomon
Deborah Voigt

 

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Each summer, approximately 23 singers, 5 apprentice coaches and 1 apprentice stage director are selected from nearly one thousand international applicants to participate in the Merola Opera Program.
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