VIMA in Europe Faculty

Conductors

Gregory Buchalter

Music Director and Conductor
The Metropolitan Opera

Jeremy Mims

Conductor
Winthrop University

Jason Dungee

Conductor
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Stage Directors

Aleksandar Nikolić

Stage Director
Belgrade National Theater, Serbia
Voice Faculty

Dale Morehouse

Music Administrator & Stage Director
University Missouri-Kansas City

Caitlin Mohr

Voice Faculty
Rollins College

Darina Takova

Voice Faculty
Sofia National Opera
Collaborative Pianist

Jamila Hla Shwe

PIanist
Czech National Opera Theatre

Marek Ruszczynski

Pianist
Royal Opera House

Jodi Goble

Pianist
Iowa State University

VIMA in USA Faculty

Conductors

Gregory Buchalter

Music Director and Conductor
The Metropolitan Opera

Charles Evans

Conducting Faculty
Long Bay Symphony
Choir Masters

Sara Morey

Choir Master
Myrtle Beach Youth Choir
Stage Directors

Dale Morehouse

Music Administrator & Stage Director
University Missouri-Kansas City

Aleksandar Nikolić

Stage Director
Belgrade National Theater, Serbia
Voice Faculty

Amy Shoremount-Obra

Voice Faculty
Metropolitan Opera

Renée Tatum

Voice Faculty
The Metropolitan Opera

Adam Diegel

Voice Faculty
Metropolitan Opera

David Crawford

Voice faculty
Metropolitan Opera
Collaborative Pianist

Lynn Kompass

Vocal Coach
University of South Carolina

Alex LeFevre

Opera Coach
Coastal Carolina University

Jessica Eaton

PIanist
Lister-Sink Method Certified Instructor

Ekatrina Tangarova

PIanist
University of Texas at Austin

Jamila Hla Shwe

PIanist
Czech National Opera Theatre

Andrew Pham

Opera Coach
Opera Tampa, Opera Orlando
Instrumental Faculty

Michael Emery

Violin
Skidmore College

Stephanie Meyers

Violin
University of Texas - El Paso

Ryo Usami

Violin
"The President's Own" White House US Marine Band

Lauren Hodges

Viola
University of Florida

Ian Narlock

Bass
El Paso Symphony Orchestra

Colleen Blagov

Flute
Orlando Philharmonic

Vanguel Tangarov

Clarinet
Austin Opera

Joe Eller

Clarinet
University of South Carolina

Nikolay Blagov

Clarinet
Orlando Philharmonic

Jason Dovel

Trumpet
University of Kentucky

John Wickey

Harp
Greenville Symphony