Visionary

She is the most magnificent hybrid of coach and collaborator, and the confidence and undying curiosity that she helps me to discover in my repertoire leads me to believe that she is one of this day’s most important educators of young artists.
— Erik Van Heyningen, bass-baritone

  Photo by Beth Caron

Photo by Beth Caron

As a musical visionary, Arlene has been at the forefront of music's changing landscape to advance training, generate opportunities, and create innovative solutions to promote classical music. As Founder and Artistic Director of New Triad for Collaborative Arts (2003-2014), Arlene created a curriculum dedicated to developing skills including visual engagement, comfort speaking with audiences, and individuality in performance. New Triad's Opera Master Class Series was recently presented at National Opera Association Conventions and at The University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Arlene continues to develop innovative performance and education projects that are moving and sustainable for our times.