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
p. 216.791.5000 ext. 252
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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.
April 16, 2014, 8:00 pm
Sergei Babayan, piano
DANIIL TRIFONOV WORLD PREMIERE
April 23, 2014, 8:00 pm
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
Joel Smirnoff, conductor
ADVANCED PIANO TRIO PROGRAM GALA CONCERT
April 24, 2014, 8:00 pm
Sharon Robinson, APTP director