Merola Faculty


Working with our renowned faculty, Merola participants receive matchless advanced training in musical style and interpretation, role preparation, movement and acting, accompaniment and conducting, languages and diction, breath work, and professional development.


2021 Merola Opera Program Faculty

Markus Beam

Career Coaching

Deborah Birnbaum

Voice Teacher

Alessandra Cattani

Italian Diction Coach

Alan Darling

Master Coach

Julia Faulkner

Voice Teacher

Dana Fonteneau

Mental Health Clinician

Denyce Graves

Visiting Artist and Master Coach

Warren Jones

Master Coach

Martin Katz

Master Coach

Jonathan Kelly

Master Coach

Carrie-Ann Matheson

Master Coach

Ronnita Miller

Recital Co-Curator

Patricia Kristof Moy

French Diction Coach

Andrew Ousley

PR/Branding Clinician

David Paul

Digital Project Director

Nicholas Phan

Recital Co-Curator

Duncan Rock

Nutrition and Physical Wellness Clinician

Tiffany Soricelli

Personal Finance Clinician

Anja Strauss

German Diction Coach

César Ulloa

Voice Teacher

Howard Watkins

Master Coach

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