OIO Artistic Staff

Artistic Staff 2019

Directors, Conductors, Designers

    • Thomas Cockrell, music director and conductor, Die Entführung aus dem Serail and La bohème
    • Caleb Harris, music director and  conductor, Little Women
    • Robert Swedberg, director, Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Little Women;  Yoga for Performers
    • David Ward, director, La bohème and Studio Artist production of Robert Xavier Rodríguez’ Monkey See, Monkey Do
    • Richard Dunham, head of production, lighting designer
    • Jaye Beetem, scenic designer and technical director
    • Kim Welborn, costume designer
    • Carol Brian, production stage manager


Musical Staff

  • Joel Burcham, voice instructor May 22 – June 28
  • Rebecca Sherburn, voice instructor June 30 – July 19
  • Cory Battey, senior vocal coach
  • Louis Menendez, senior vocal coach
  • Andrew Voelker and Robby Baine coach accompanists

Inspiration Point Fine Arts
16311 US-62
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

Artist inquiries

General inquiries

Opera in the Ozarks
P O Box 127
Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632


Opera in the Ozarks does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. Opera in the Ozarks is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit company.