Lyric Theatre Alumni

Lyric Theatre productions have for more than five decades been the principal laboratory for students of voice, opera conducting, and accompanying.

Little Sharp EarsAlumni of these programs have appeared in every major American opera house, including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and San Francisco Opera.  They appear on Broadway, in national tours, in film and television, at Radio City Music Hall, Ravinia, the Hollywood Bowl, and in recital throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. They hold prestigious faculty appointments at the Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, the University of Illinois, Northwestern University, the Academy of Vocal Arts, Dartmouth College, and Florida State University. 

Our alunni include:

Jerry Hadley ‘70s (Grammy winner, international opera star)
Kevin Stites ‘70s(Broadway Musical Director, Musical Director of Radio City Music Hall)
Erie Mills ‘80s (Metropolitan Opera)
Nathan Gunn ‘90s (Grammy winner, international opera star)
Julie Gunn ‘90s, ‘00s (Metropolitan Opera, Illinois)
Valerie Trujillo ‘90s (Glimmerglass Opera, Florida State University)
Martin Sola ‘90s (Broadway and TV/Film)
Marcus Nance ‘90s (Broadway, Stratford Festival)
David Moody ‘90s (Juilliard School)
Desirée Hassler ‘00s (Lyric Opera of Chicago)
Matthew Scollin ‘00s (US Air Force, Santa Fe Opera, Merola)
Phillip Gay ‘00s (Glimmerglass Festival, Pittsburgh Opera)
Alexandra Nowakowski ‘10s (Washington National Opera, Wolftrap Opera)
Jacqueline Piccolino ‘10s (San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera)
Alex Munger ‘10s (Houston Grand Opera)
Tim Accurso ‘10s (Saratoga Opera, Santa Barbara Opera)