Samantha Stinson is heralded as a soprano with a "rounded, commanding top" (Chicago Broadway World). Recent operatic engagements include Mabel in Pirates of Penzance, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Musetta in La bohème, Mme. Goldentrill in The Impresario, and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro. Equally comfortable on the musical theatre stage, she has appeared as Franca in The Light in the Piazza and Lily in The Secret Garden. Dr. Stinson's concert solo work includes Handel’s Messiah, Mozart's Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Bach's Weinachts Oratorium, and Beethoven’s “Choral Fantasie” and Symphony No. 9. She was most recently seen on Potsdam’s CPS series as Cinderella’s Mother in Into the Woods and Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins.
Dr. Stinson holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music, a Master of Music degree from the Chicago College of the Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Voice Performance from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. She has previously taught on the faculties of Northern Kentucky University and the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Voice at St. Lawrence University and a voice instructor at Crane Youth Music Camp.
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Dates: TBA, 2019
Monday-Friday workshops/2 private lessons during the week and final recital for ages 8-13 and 14-25
Jonathan Stinson, baritone, has appeared with opera companies throughout the country, including Cincinnati Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Kentucky Opera, Opera Omaha, Opera Memphis, Dayton Opera, Cleveland Opera, Central City Opera, Ohio Light Opera, and Opera New Jersey. Mr. Stinson made his international debut in Cortona, Italy in 2010, singing the title role of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Favorite roles include Marcello and Schaunard in La bohème, Conte Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Sid in Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring, and the title roles of Gianni Schicchi, Eugene Onegin, and Don Giovanni. Mr. Stinson recently performed the role of Joseph de Rocher in Dead Man Walking for Boston Opera Collaborative and returned to Cincinnati Opera to sing three roles in Philip Glass's opera Galileo Galilei. Mr. Stinson holds voice degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Indiana University, and is in the final stages of completing his doctorate from University of Cincinnati—CCM. Mr. Stinson is currently Assistant Professor of Voice at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam in Potsdam, New York. He has served as Guest Master Teacher of Miss Shannon’s Music Studio Summer Camp for each of the past three years.
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The camp is one week long and filled with many tools to strengthen and improve your vocal technique