Krista Wozniak - "A magnificent stage animal with a pealing soprano" is how Richard Dyer of the Boston Globe describes soprano Krista Wozniak. Dyer goes on to say "She can deliver powerful declamation in the middle voice and fling out a splendid high C. She has glamour and personality to burn." Ms. Wozniak's numerous roles have included the title role in Blitzstein's Regina, Desdemona in Verdi's Othello, Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi fan lutte, Micaela in Bizet's Carmen, Lady Billows in Britten's Albert Herring, Mother Marie in Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites, La Ciesca in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, and Zweite Dame in Mozart's Die Zauberflote. She has appeared with Greensboro Opera Company. Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Opera North, Sali Marsh Opera, Boston University Opera, National Opera Company. Opera Company of North Carolina, Gateway Classical Music Society, Opera for the Young, Theatre X, and Milwaukee Opera. She is a graduate of the Opera Institute at Boston University, where she studied with soprano Phyllis Curtin, and where she was awarded the Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award, the highest honor presented by the School of the Arts. Ms. Wozniak performed Bernstein's "Songfest," conducted by Seiji Ozawa, as a Tanglewood Fellow, and made her professional orchestral solo debut with the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra, singing an all Viennese concert on New Year's Eve, 2000. She has performed internationally, including an Open Air Opera Concert at Kan Zaman in Amman, Jordan, in September 2001. Ms. Wozniak appears regularly with the New Vocal Arts Ensemble, a quartet of singers that performs nationally, presenting solos and ensembles from a variety of musical sources.
Emily Howard - Regional credits include Il Trovatore (Azucena), Aïda (Amneris), Carmen (Carmen), The Mikado (Katisha). Companies include The Metropolitan Opera, The New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, The New England Lyric Opera, The New Jersey Verismo Opera, and Amato Opera. Oratorio credits include the alto solos in The Messiah, Elijah, the Lord Nelson Mass, and Mozart's Coronation Mass (Carnegie Hall debut). She is featured on the recording The OMNI Ensemble Plays the Chamber Music of Jim Lahti.
Fredrick Frey - has performed in numerous concerts--both solo and with The New Vocal Arts Ensemble--and in opera, including the roles of Zuniga with the Boheme Opera NJ and Sharpless with the Commonwealth Opera of Massachusetts. A regular performer with State Repertory Opera, Frey has performed leading roles in numerous productions including Sharpless in Madame Butterfly, The Ballad of Baby Doe, Faust, Carmen, La Bohme, Le Nozze di Figaro and Thas. When he is not performing, Frey serves on the voice faculty of New Jersey City University and The County College of Morris, and is also Director of Music at The First Presbyterian Church of Ridgewood, NJ.
Sung Chun Park - has won several major vocal contests recently including the Licia Albanese - Puccini Foundation International Vocal Competition in both 2000 and 2003 with performances in Alice Tully Hall in New York, 1st Place in the Opera Index Vocal Competition in 2001. His favorite roles and performances include Delmonte in Un Giorno di Regno at Caramoor Opera Production, Fernando in Marino Faliero with the Opera Orchestra of New York at Carnegie Hall conducted by Eve Queller, Alfredo in La Traviata and Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus with the Choral Society of the Hamptons, and Rodolfo in La Bohéme for the Mannes College of Music conducted by Joseph Calinari, conductor at the Metropolitan Opera.
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