Chorus Master

Alexander Rom

Kharkov, Ukraine

Alexander Rom marks his 22nd season as chorus master for The Dallas Opera. As Russian Opera Coach at the Metropolitan Opera since 1985, Mr. Rom has prepared that company’s productions of Eugene Onegin, Boris Godunov, and Khovanshchina. Mr. Rom has also served as a visiting Russian Opera Coach for the Houston Grand Opera, where he has prepared several productions of Boris Godunov. Mr. Rom served as principal coach for the international Savonlinna Opera Festival in Finland, where he functioned as an opera coach and both staged and coached a production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. He teaches opera/voice and is an honorary visiting professor at both the Sibelius Academy and the Conservatory of Music in Helsinki, Finland. Students of Mr. Rom have won Metropolitan Opera competitions and are performing in opera and concerts here and abroad. A native of Kharkov, Ukraine, Mr. Rom graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory of Music with a degree in choral conducting. He is a founder of Grace Choral Society in New York. His compositions have been performed in New York’s Carnegie Hall, San Diego, Houston, Dallas, Helsinki, Finland and many other venues. Mr. Rom maintains a private voice studio in Dallas, Texas.


Sopranos
Kristin Tallett Bittick
Kristen Mata Bumpas
Cristina Castro *
Megan Crews
Jeannie Clark Fisher
Carelle Flores
Jan George +
Cynthia Hackathorn +
Leslie Hochman
Barbara Nell Hodges +
Stephanie Jennings
Dana Francis Kelly
Helen Dewey Reikofski
Haley Sicking
Deb Skinner +

Mezzo-Sopranos
Laura Begley
Sheila Baker *
Karen Bentel
Alison Campagna
Marquel Dionne
Jessica Green
Lisa Huffaker
Silvia Paola Nuñez
Jennifer Mays Resendez
Denise Stom

Contraltos
Pamela Kinney Grayson +
Emily Hoskin Hueske
Charis Peden
Kristian Roberts
Lisa Schlepp
Nikki Velonis

First Tenors
Dan Crowell +
Jay Gardner
Mark Malloy +
Mario Antonio Perez
Brian Rosewell +

Second Tenors
Carlas Brown
François Dewberry
Jonathan Gibbons
Zach Hess
Jerry Johnston
Donnie Wayne Moore
Rick Rainey

Baritones
Juan Galvan
Armon Golliday
Tracy Herron
Scott Scripps
Matt Woodbury +

Basses
Christopher Harrison
Kyle Logan Hancock
Donald Jones
Jeong Kyu Kim
Jason Lamb
Travis McGuire
Brian Post
Quincy Roberts
Bobby Tinnion +

Assistant Chorus Master
Julian Reed

Childrens Chorus Master
Melinda Cotten

Chorus Secretary
Deb Skinner

+ 20 years service to TDO
* Dallas Opera debut in 2014-2015 season
Photo Credits: Karen Almond Photography