Turandot - Utah Opera ChorusThe acclaimed Utah Opera Chorus is an ensemble of local singers who provide the energetic choral voice of Utah Opera’s productions. The ensemble fluctuates in size, depending on the requirements of each season. Core singers participate in all productions involving chorus, and additional singers may participate in as few as one production per year.

The dedicated members of the Utah Opera Chorus represent a broad spectrum of professions, including attorneys, teachers, homemakers, business professionals and college music students. The singers are highly trained, with many holding advanced degrees in music performance, and they bring a wealth of stage experience to their performances.

Chorus Master

Michaella Calzaretta

Upcoming Auditions

Auditions for the 2018-19 season have already taken place.To request an audition appointment, please contact Chorus Master Michaella Calzaretta (mcalzaretta@usuo.org) with options of dates and times you are available.

Audition details

Prepare to sing from memory one aria or art song in Italian, French, or German. You may be asked to sight read and/or vocalize to check your range. A pianist will be provided, so bring a legible copy of your piece, either in a 3-ring binder or printed in a book. Please arrive 15 minutes early to the audition, as you will be asked to fill out an information form on your vocal experience.

Chorus Members

Keanu Aiono-Netzler
Julie Barker
Mandi Barrus
Jessica Benson
Anadine Burrell
Matthew Castleton
Catherine Coda
Clarisse Colao
Andrea da Silva
Natalie Easter
Merril Flint
Paula Fowler
Kevin Golub
Gregory Harrison
Paul Hill
Melissa James
Alyssa Jenks
Tom Klassen
Kelly Knight Clifton
Hilary Koolhoven
Phil Lammi
Nelson LeDuc
Telmar Lochridge
Lynn Maxfield
Julie McBeth
Garrett Medlock
April Meservy

Mike Moyes
Dan Nichols
Dale Nielsen
Scott Palmer
Gonzalo Peña
Geneil Perkins
Tony Porter
Heidi Robinson
Katelin Ruzzamenti
Ben Shaw
Mark Sorensen
Mary Sorensen
Kelly Southworth
Josh Steed
Carolyn Talboys-Klassen
Scott Tarbet
Kathryn Thompson (Monson)
Sammie Tollestrup
Daniel Tuutau
Davis Underwood
Dawn Veree
Jillian Weaver
Alene Wecker
Ruth Wortley
Lennika Wright
Brooke Yadon