Edward Nelson, Adler Fellow

Edward Nelson has been announced as an Adler Fellow at the San Francisco Opera (following in the footsteps of alumna Marina Harris).

The Adler Fellowship a multi-year performance-oriented residency offering advanced young artists intensive individual training, coaching, and professional seminars, as well as a wide range of performance opportunities. Adler Fellows gain valuable professional experience by participating in roles of increasing importance in San Francisco Opera’s repertory season.

Althea Waites on Chamber Music Series

Althea Waites performed on the Southeast Symphony’s new Chamber Music Series – “Up Close & Personal” at the First Congregational Church of LA. She performed with Anthony Parnther (on bassoon) and principal members of the Southeast Symphony for an evening of solo and chamber works.

The Southeast Symphony was established in 1948 to present and teach music to the diverse communities of Los Angeles. Anthony Parnther serves as their conductor.

Nicola Said sings for Ambassadors in Vienna

Alumna Nicola Said sang at the Malta Embassy in Vienna. The acting President of Malta and several ambassadors were in the audience. Nicola was invited to sing as one of four vocalists from Malta on scholarship to the Mozarteum Music School of in Salzburg, Austria.

The ambassador to Austria, H.E. Petra Maria Schneebauer (pictured to the far left), emceed the concert.