Board & Leadership

 

Board Officers


Patrick Wilken

Chairman

Barbara Bruser Clark

President

Carlyn Clause

Immediate Past President

Jayne C. Davis

Vice Chairman

Dr. James Cross

Vice President

Christopher Wiseman

Vice President

James Meehan

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)

Carlyn Clause

(2015-2019)


PAST CHAIRMEN
James H. Schwabacher

(1991-2006) 

Jayne C. Davis

(2006-2018)

EMERITUS DIRECTORS
Mary Sue Bizzarri
Donna L. Blacker
Peggy Dennis
David Hugle
Dr. Joan B. Kelly
Blanche Germain Streeter
Anita Weissberg

 

Board of Directors


Adam Arthur Bier
Jennifer Brahm
Michael Colbruno
The Hon. Marie Bertillion Collins
Ashley Crawford
George Crow
Michael Darnaud
Jeanne Dorward
Beatrice Gomory
Mary Henderson
Robert B. Jacoby 
Michael H. Kalkstein
Sylvia R. Lindsey
Scott R. Lord
Lindsay MacDermid
Dr. Myron Marx
Donald L. McGee
Dr. Pamela Zell Rigg
Suzanne Gelber Rinaldo
Dr. David D. Stein
Ruth Uchimura
Susan Walker
Carol A. Weitz
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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