Stage Directing 

  • 2013                LA TRAVIATA                                     OPERA GRAND RAPIDS
  • 2012                COSI FAN TUTTE                               PINE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL
  • 2010                LA TRAVIATA                                     PINE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTAL
  • 2009                THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN            CAPE TOWN OPERA/U OF CT
  • 2009                LUCIA DI LAMERMOOR                     ACADEMY OF VOCAL ARTS (AVA)
  • 2008                LA TRAVIATA                                    JACKSONVILLE SYMPHONY
  • 2008                LE TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN                PINE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FEST
  • 2008                TALES OF HOFFMANN                      INDIANAPOLIS OPERA
  • 2007                CANDIDE                                           PINE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FEST
  • 2007                THE PEARL FISHERS                         KENTUCKY OPERA
  • 2006                THE MAGIC FLUTE                             PINE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FEST
  • 2006                LA NOZZE DI FIGARO                         TULSA OPERA
  • 2005                L’ELISIR D’AMORE                              CLEVELAND OPERA
  • 2005                LA CENERENTOLA                             PINE MOUNTAIN MUSIC FEST
  • 2005                LUCIA DI LAMERMOOR                      INDIANAPOLIS OPERA
  • 2004                THE MAGIC FLUTE                             MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE
  • 2004                LA BOHEME                                       OPERA OMAHA
  • 2003                LE NOZZE DI FIGARO                          MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST
  • 2003                LA BOHEME                                        INDIANAPOLIS OPERA
  • 2003                CARMEN                                             OPERA OMAHA
  • 2002                TOSCA                                                OPERA COLUMBUS
  • 2002                L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES           MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST
  • 2002                LAKME                                                 MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE
  • 2002                LITTLE WOMEN                                    OPERA OMAHA
  • 2002                THE MAGIC FLUTE                               OPERA GRAND RAPIDS
  • 2001                 LITTLE WOMEN                                    CENTRAL CITY OPERA
  • 2001                 LE NOZZE DI FIGARO                          OPERA COLUMBUS   
  • 2000                COSI/COSA                                          LINCOLN CENTER/ ORCH OF ST.LUKES                                                                                           
  • 2000                LA TRAVIATA                                      OPERA THEATRE OF ST.LOUIS
  • 2000                NOYYE’S FLUDDE                               OPERA GRAND RAPIDS
  • 1999                IDOMENEO                                         WOLF TRAP OPERA
  • 1999                DON GIOVANNI                                   KNOXVILLE OPERA
  • 1999                DON GIOVANNI                                   OPERA CAROLINA
  • 1998                DON GIOVANNI                                   FORT WORTH OPERA
  • 1998                FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER       OPERA GRAND RAPIDS


University of Michigan (1992-2012)

I was on the faculty of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance where I administered the opera activity for 20 years. During my tenure at U of M I taught annually and directed over 50 productions including: Falstaff, Armide (Gluck), L'elisir d'amore, Eugene Onegin, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Bartered Bride, Postcard from Morocco, Dialogues Des Carmelites, Susannah, The Consul and many more. 


New England Conservatory (2012-current)

I am currently on the faculty of the New England Conservatory (NEC) where I am Chair of Opera Studies. As chair I oversee all elements of the graduate opera program at NEC, teach and stage direct. Recent productions include: The North American Premiere of Rosinni's La Gazzetta, The Turn of the Screw, Dido and Aeneus, La Perichole.

Artistic Director, Pine Mountain Music Festival, 2003-current

As Artistic Director of Pine Mountain Music Festival (PMMF) I have produced over 300 concerts of symphony, chamber music, recitals and opera. The mission of the Festival is to produce quality live classical music for the communities of the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. PMMF has a strong nationally recognized program for emerging young professional singers giving them professional experience with orchestra and performance opportunities under the guidance of professional artists in the industry. 

International Vocal Arts Institute

Since 1993 I have been involved with the Israel Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv as a teacher and stage director. In 2005 I began an association with the Canadian Vocal Arts Institute in Montreal where I have directed annually. Recent productions include:

    • L'Enfant et les Sortileges
    • Les Mamelles de Tiresias
    • Le Tragedie du Carmen
    • L'Impressions de Pelleas
    • La Fille de Regiment
    • Don Pasquale
    • Il Tabarro
    • La Boheme