Singers: Opera and Musical Theatre

Cecilia Anderson

Cecilia Anderson - Mezzo Soprano

Meghan Berryman

Meghan A. Berryman- Lyric Mezzo-soprano
New to Chicago, Meghan has been studying with Janice for about two years. She performed her debut role as Lucrezia in Lo Frate 'nnamorato with the OperaNow! program in Rome, Italy in 2013.

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AnnaMaria Cardinalli

AnnaMaria Cardinalli - Mezzo-Soprano/Classical Guitarist
A dark, rich, haunting mezzo voice. She has performed roles such as La Zia Principessa from Suor Angelica with the Tuscia Opera Festival. For a full bio continue on to this page

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Scott Dankert

Scott Dankert- Countertenor
Scott is a voice instructor, musicianship instructor and piano accompanist at the Suzuki-Orff School of Music as well as a member of the alto section of Bella Voce and the choir of St. Alphonsus Church.

Samantha Farmilant

Samantha Farmilant- Coloratura Soprano
Samantha, a student of Janice Pantazelos since 2002 and completed her masters at Cleveland Institute of Music. International credits include Suor Genovieffa in Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Ascanio in Pergolesi’s Lo frate ‘nnamorato. Ms. Farmilant placed second in the 2013 Regional NATS competition and received the 2012 Bella Voce award at the Bel Canto Foundation competition.

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Dan Grambow

Dan Grambow - Lyric Baritone
Dan has his Master's from Cleveland Institue of Music and has been studying with Janice for many years. In 2014, he will be performing as Rasmus in Maskarade with VOX3, Schaunard in La Bohème with /KOR/, and Papageno and the Speaker in Die Zauberflöte for Chicago Summer Opera June.

Rosalind Hurwitz

Rosalind Hurwitz - Soprano
Opera, Musical Theater, and Sacred Music
Rosalind recently played Katisha in The Savoyaires' production of The Mikado. She made her operatic debut as Cardella in Pergolesi's Lo frate 'nnamorato with OperaNow! in Rome, Italy. She originated roles in the world premieres of the musicals Adding Machine (Mrs. One) and Queen Lucia (Daisy Quantock), and she appeared as Mrs. Soames in The Hypocrites' acclaimed production of Our Town.

Whitney Langas

Whitney Langas - Mezzo-Soprano
A bright and warm broadway belter and legit voice. Funny, animated and captivating. Whitney is sure to entertain!

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Michael Mitchell

Michael Joseph Mitchell - Actor and Singer, Baritone
Just completed the one-man show Underneath the Lintel at City Lit Theate. Previously he appeared as Georges Cuvier in the Jefferson Award-winning Voyeurs De Venus at Chicago Dramatists, where he is an Artistic Associate. Regionally, his latest appearance was as Fr. Brendan Flynn in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Doubt at BoarsHead Theater in Michigan.