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Ryan Opera Center Alumni

Since 1974 the Ryan Opera Center has trained nearly 300 artists and has helped to launch major international careers. See below for a sampling of our most distinguished alumni and click here to download our full roster.


Some notable Ryan Opera Center Alumni...

René Barbera

Rene Barbera



Nicole Cabell

  Nicole Cabel



Elizabeth DeShong

Elizabeth De Shong



Quinn Kelsey

Quinn Kelsey



Amanda Majeski

Amanda Majeski



Susanna Phillips

Susanna Phillips



Matthew Polenzani

Matthew Polenzani



Christian Van Horn

Christian Van Horn



Amber Wagner

Amber Wagner



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