2018/19 Resident Artist Program

Portland Opera is thrilled to announce the artists who will join the 2018/19 season Resident Artist program: returning soprano Helen Huang, mezzo-soprano Camille Sherman, returning tenor Thomas Cilluffo, and baritone Geoffrey Schellenberg. Established in 2005, the Portland Opera Resident Artist Program provides a bridge from the music conservatory world to the professional opera stage. Each year, over 300 singers apply for this highly respected two-year residency and training program.

The Resident Artists give a series of community performances and perform roles in Portland Opera’s productions throughout the season. They also perform solo recitals at Portland Art Museum’s Whitsell Auditorium. Portland Opera Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox is the pianist for all recitals. These recitals are free and open to the public.

*Our recital series has wrapped up for the season. Stay tuned for 2019/20 dates!

Resident Artist Program Sponsors

Burns Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Drew and Sue Snyder, Drs. Dolores and Fernando Leon, Eleanor Lieber Auditions Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, George and Lee Anne Carter, George Rowbottom and Marilyn Crilley, Pamela and Paul De Boni, Portland Opera Resident Artist Storage Fund, and The Monday Musical Club of Portland.

Portland Opera also wishes to thank the following organizations for their generous support:

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For more information about supporting our Resident Artists, please contact: giving@portlandopera.org