John Osborn – Soloist

John Osborn

American tenor, John Osborn, was born in Sioux City, Iowa. He attended primary and secondary school, and was heavily involved in music and athletics while growing up in Iowa.

Lynette Tapia – Soloist

Lynette Tapia

Bolivian American soprano Lynette Tapia is consistently acclaimed for her “canary” embellishments and “crystalline coloratura” passages by journalists worldwide.

Stephanie March – Cello

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A native of Sioux City, Iowa, Stephanie March is Principal Cellist of
the SCSO and Assistant Principal of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra. She teaches cello and chamber
music at Morningside University in addition to maintaining a private studio of young cellists.

Brulé

Paul LaRoche is the founder and producer of the award-winning Native American music group Brulé. The group is best known for thrilling audiences with a merging of cultural rock and theatrical instrumentations.

Michelle DeYoung – Mezzo-Soprano

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This season, renowned American mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung’s many engagements include appearances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, Belgium National Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, and the Colorado Symphony.

Celena Shafer – Soprano

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After two summers as an apprentice at the Santa Fe Opera, the career of Soprano Celena Shafer was launched to critical raves as Ismene in Mozart’s Mitridate, Re di Ponto.

The Villalobos Brothers

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“One of the most admired pianists of his generation” (New York Times), Inon Barnatan has established a unique and varied career, equally celebrated as a soloist, curator and collaborator. A regular soloist with many of the world’s foremost orchestras and conductors, he served as the inaugural Artist-in-Association of the New York Philharmonic for three seasons.

Inon Barnatan – Pianist

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“One of the most admired pianists of his generation” (New York Times), Inon Barnatan has established a unique and varied career, equally celebrated as a soloist, curator and collaborator.