Recipients

2017 Grant Recipients

Mary Claire Curran Opera Singer
Madeline Myers Musical Theatre Composer and Lyricist
Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical Musical Theatre
Erik Johnke Lyricist, Bookwriter, Playwright
Artie Sievers Musical Theatre Composer
Jason Jacobs Playwright/Director
Morgan Manifacier Voice & Opera Performance
Celeste Fraser Classical Voice – Soprano
Rachel Covey Writer & Composer
Leo Hurley Composer

Past Recipients

(partial listing, alphabetical)

Margit Ahlin Musical Theater Bookwriter
Brad Alexander Composer
Rachel Arky Classical Voice-Mazzo Soprano
Will Aronson Composer
Tony Asaro Composer/Librettist
Terrence Atkins & Jeffery Lyle Segal Musical Theatre
Robert Atwood Musical Theatre Writer
Jim Barbato Classical Voice/Opera
Frederick A. Barton Arranger/Orchestrator/Librettist
Megan Barrera Vocal Performance/Soprano
Robert Battan Lyricist
Andrew Bawden Classical Singing (Baritone)
Jordan Beck Musical Theatre
Timur Bekbosunov Music (Opera/Theatre)
Sam Bernstein and David Snyder Musical Theatre Composition
Jonathan Beyer Opera (Vocal Performance)
Karen Bishko Musical Theatre
Matt Black Theatre Producer/Director
Charles Bloom Musical Theatre (Composer/Lyricist/Librettist)
Laura Bohn Classical Voice/Opera
Brett Boles Musical Theatre
Alyssa Bowlby Soprano
David James Boyd Composer/Lyricist/Librettist
Susan Bradbeer Playwright/Librettist
John Brandon Opera (Baritone)
David Bridel Book Writer
Newell Bullen Musical Theatre
Benjamin Bunsold Opera Tenor
Billy Butler Musical Theatre
Kamila Bydlowska Violin
Katie Calcamuggio Opera Singer
Timothy W. Carter Clarinet
David Caudle Playwright (Book and Lyrics)
Brandon Cedel Vocal Performance (Baritone)
Donna Lynne Champlin Theatre/Broadway Actress
Matthew Cohen Musical Theatre
Douglas Cohen Composer/Lyricist/Librettist
John Colligan Composer
Patrick Cook Musical Theatre (Author)
Mark Craig Tenor
Corey Crider Opera Singer
David Eric Davis Musical Theatre
Kate Davis Voice/Opera/Musical Theatre
Julianne Wick Davis Composer
Olivia D. Dawson Actor/Playwright
Brian DeMaris Conductor/Vocal Coach
Troy Deutsch Theater
John Dietrich Author/Lyricist
Annie Dinerman Singer/Songwriter
Michael Domitrovich Playwriting
Brandon Ellis Musical Theatre
Elly Erickson Singer
Frank Evans Theatre Writer/Lyrics
Daryl Lisa Fazio Playwright/Lyricist/Librettist
Ken Flagg Composer, Singer, Pianist
Brian Feinstein Composer
Melissa Fernandez Classic and Contemporary Dance
Melissa Fogarty Opera and Concert Soprano
Daniel Furman Music Theatre
Joseph Gaines Tenor (Opera & Classical Concert)
Donald Garverick Music Theatre
Sam Gellerstein Jazz Studies/Bass/Trombone
Elizabeth Gelman Playwright
Gilbert Girion Play Production
Megan Gloss Opera/Musical Theatre
Megan Gogerty Playwriting
Ilana Goldberg Vocal Performance
Michael Goldfried Musical Theatre
Luis Gonzalez Baritone
Alexey Gorokholinsky Clarinet
Martine Kei Green-Rogers, Ph.D. Dramaturgy/Playwrighting
Amanda Grooms Opera-Soprano
Tom Gualtieri Musical Theatre
C. Sean Haefeli Music
Libbe S. HaLevy Librettist
Cecilia Hall Opera/Voice Performance
Matthew Hardy Lyricist and Librettist
Megan Hart Opera-Soprano
Dora Hastings Opera
Christin-Marie Hill Classical Vocal
Leslie Hochman Opera, Oratorio, Art Song
Gary Hughes Lyricist/Librettist
West Hyler Writer/Director
Jared Ice Opera Baritone Voice
Vlad Iftinca Piano (collaborative)
David Ingber Writer/Composer
Amanda Jacobs Composer/Playwright
Anna Jacobs Musical Theatre Writing
Jerome L. Johnson Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist
Kristin Johnson Theater Producer
Christopher Johnstone Opera Singer
Lee Kalcheim Writer of Musical Book and Lyrics
Arden Kass Playwright/Librettist
Noel Katz Musical Theatre Writing
Amanda Keil Mezzo-Soprano/Baroque Performance
Peter Kellogg Musical Theatre Book & Lyrics
Tod Kimbro Book Writer/Lyricist/Composer and Singer/Actor
Alastair William King Composer/Bookwriter
Randy Klein Composer/Pianist
Michael Kooman Musical
Cassandra Kubinski Songwriter/Singer
Danny Larsen Composer/Lyricist/Song Writer
Antoinette LaVecchia Theatrical Performance of Original Material
Jack Lechner Lyrics
Ray Leslee Composer
Robert Lindsay-Nassif Composer/Lyricist/Librettist
Frances Limoncelli Writer, Plays and Musicals
Josh Liveright Playright/Producer
Michael Lluberes Musical Theatre Writer/Director
Brett Macias Musical Composition
Adrienne Mackey Theatre and Music
Shannon Magee Opera
Kate Mangiamelli Opera
Dan Martin Musical Theater Composer
Jaye Maynard Vocalist/Actress/Stage
Sarah McCarron Performance Art/Theatre
David McFerrin Opera
Mary Liz McNamara Composer/Lyricist/Librettis
Tom Megan Composer/Lyricist/Librettist
Victor Micallef Opera
Jonathan Michie Operatic Baritone
Chris Miller Composer
Andrea Edith Moore Opera Singer, Recitalist (Soprano)
Jeff Myers Composer
Shawn Northrip Composer/Bookwriter/Lyricist
David Nugent Musical Theatre
Solveig Olsen Opera Singer
Robert Ost Composer/Lyricist
Tom O’Toole Opera Singer-Baritone
Heather Ousley Vocal Performance
Rachel Peters Music Theater
Anna Petrie Opera (Lyric Mezzo-Soprano)
Heather Phillips Vocal Performance/Classical Voice
Susanna Phillips Opera and Concert
Christina Pier Opera-Soprano
Brooke Pierce Book Writer Playwright
William Pomerantz Musical Theatre
Matt Prager Theater
Troy Quinn Conducting/Voice
Kevin Ray Composer/Lyricist
Steve Ridgeway Composer/Librettist
Colette Robert Directing
Louis Rosen Music Composition/Lyric Writing
Courtney Allison Ross Opera/Operetta
Jennifer Rowley Opera-Soprano
Stormy Sacks Composer
Eric Schorr Music Composition
Geoffrey Seelen Orchestral Trombone
Deborah Selig Opera
Ike Shambelan Theatre Producer/Director
Catherine Shelley Classical Voice
Bettina Sheppard Composer
Daniel Shirley Operatic Tenor
Daniella Shoshan Playwright, Book and Lyrics
David Sicco Musical Theatre
Jacek Skryzalin Piano
Jason Slavick Writer/Director of Theatre and Musical Theatre
Clinton Smith Conductor/Pianist/Opera Coach
David Snyder and Sam Bernstein Musical Theatre Composition
Ted Sod Librettist/Lyricist
Melissa Solomon Opera/Concert
Konstantin Soukhovetski Piano Performance
Diane Sposito Playwright and Librettist
William Squier Musical Theatre Book & Lyrics
Randy Stern Singer/Songwriter
Grant Sturiale Composer
Rosalie Sullivan Opera Singer
Shea Sullivan Choreography
Diana Tash Opera Singer/Recitalist
Rebecca Teem Opera/Dramatic Wagner Soprano
Riley Thomas Playwright (Composer)
Katrina Thurman Opera Singer
Christianne Tisdale Broadway Performer/Playwright
Susana Tubert Theatre Producer/Director
Nathan Tysen Musical Theatre Lyricist
Betsy Uschkrat Opera
Heidi Vanderford Vocal Performance
Noah S. Weber Conduction-Classical/Contemporary Music
Todd Wedge Classical Voice Performance
Brenna Wells Singer-Soprano
Megan Weston Opera and Concert Soprano
Wallace E. Wilhoit, Jr. Librettist
Christopher Wilson Musical Theatre
Dana A. Yeaton Musical Theatre
Wendy Zaros Opera/Oratorio and Classical
Jay Alan Zimmerman Composer/Author