Anjin Stewart-Funai, soprano, holds her Masters of Music and Professional Studies degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied under Mary Schiller and Vinson Cole. Her roles on the operatic stage include Gretel (Hansel und Gretel), Sandrina (La finta giardiniera), Romilda (Serse), Adina (L'elisir d'amore), Der Komponist (Ariadne aufNaxos), Violetta (La Traviata), Partenope (Partenope), Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica), and Captain Lovelock (Captain Lovelock), among others. While at CIM, she was awarded the prestigious Boris Goldovsky award in Opera, and the Pauline Thesmacher Award for Vocal Technique, and she was featured soloist for the commencement ceremony in which Van Cliburn was awarded a doctorate. Anjin sings with the St. John's Cathedral choir, the Cleveland Orchestra Opera Chorus, and she is a former member of the Opera Western Reserve Young Artist Program.
Anjin aims to develop the fundamentals of technique in her lessons, focusing on proper alignment, breath, and resonance. Additionally, she guides her students through the processes of audition and performance prep.
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Preparatory and Continuing Education
Dean, Preparatory and Continuing Education
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Office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Building hours may differ; check concert listings for performance times.
March 16, 2014, 4:00 pm
The Temple-Tifereth Israel (26000 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood)
Influences and Inspirations III: The Musical Friendship of Mozart and Haydn
CAVANI STRING QUARTET
CHAMBER MUSIC MASTER CLASSES
March 19, 2014, 10:00 am
Kulas Hall, Mixon Hall
Takács Quartet, guest artists
Edward Dusinberre, violin
Károly Schranz, violin
Geraldine Walther, viola
András Fejér, cello
CIM+MOCA: SUDDENLY IT'S EVENING
March 20, 2014, 8:00 pm
MOCA (11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland)
Pre-concert reception at 7:30 p.m.
CIM New Music Ensemble
Keith Fitch, director