OIO Artistic Staff

Artistic Staff 2022

Directors, Conductors, Designers

  • Thomas Cockrell, OIO artistic director; music director and conductor, Così fan tutte and A Little Night Music
  • Louis Menendez, music director and conductor, La rondine
  • Robert Swedberg, stage director, La rondine and Così fan tutte; Yoga for Performers
  • JJ Hudson stage director, A Little Night Music and Pinocchio, movement/stage skills instructor
  • Richard Dunham, lighting director
  • Kim Welborn, costume designer
 

Music Staff

  • Catherine Cook, vocal instructor June 2-July 2
  • Lorraine Ernest, vocal instructor July 3-23
  •  Louis Menendez, senior vocal coach
  • Elaine Rinaldi, senior vocal coach, music director Pinocchio
  • Ian Axness, Sondheim coach accompanist, Broadway cabaret/crossover skills class
  • Mi-Jin Kim, coach accompanist

Technical Staff

Directors, Conductors, Designers

  • Thomas Cockrell, OIO artistic director; music director and conductor, La rondine and A Little Night Music
  • Louis Menendez, music director and conductor, Così fan tutte 
  • Robert Swedberg, stage director, La rondine and Così fan tutte; Yoga for Performers
  • JJ Hudson stage director, A Little Night Music and Pinocchio, movement/stage skills instructor
  • Richard Dunham, lighting director
  • Kim Welborn, costume designer
 

Music Staff

  • Catherine Cook, vocal instructor June 2-July 2
  • TBA, vocal instructor July 3-23
  •  senior vocal coach
  • Elaine Rinaldi, senior vocal coach, music director Pinocchio
  • Ian Axness, Sondheim coach accompanist, Broadway cabaret/crossover skills class
  • Mi-Jin Kim, coach accompanist

Technical Staff

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

Artist inquiries
auditions@opera.org
orchestra@opera.org

General inquiries
info@opera.org

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

479-253-8595

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