Land of Enchantment Opera Partnership

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Land of Enchantment Opera Company this season for Mozart's opera Cosi Fan Tutte is confirmed! Opera conductor Gary Dipasquasio has requsted the following performers for this season:

Violin 1 - Emily Morgan -Tracy, Mikel Sakamoto, Maya Taylor

Violin 2 - Nate Byram, Lauren Kiesel, Liam Paul

Viola - Jane Bacon, Luis DeVargas, Casey Ziegler

Cello - Sophia Neal, Helen Zhao

Bass - Savannah Merrill

Flute - Camille Simmons (1), Elizabeth Holets (2) 

Oboe - Nick Alexander (1), TBA (2)

Clarinet - Alli Moore (1), Erick Yin (2)

Bassoon - Daniel Kavelman (1), Naomi Brandt (2) 

Horn - Luke Croessmann (1), Sarah Dooley (2)

Trumpet - Audrey Schaeffer (1), Mateo Gutierrez (2) 

Timpani - Hovey Jude Corbin

If you expressed interest, but were not selected, you are listed as alternates and will be called immediately if an opening occurs.


Orchestra rehearsals at AYSP:  July 18-23, 9:00am - 12 noon (Monday - Saturday)

Mr. Dipasquasio understands this is slightly different than what the original conductor requested, but feels this is the best and most efficient use of rehearsal time. If you have a conflict with a morning this week, he is willing to be flexible as it is a change in plans, however, if you have multiple conflicts, please contact Ms. Siverson immediately. 

Opera rehearsals in Gallup: July 25-29 (Monday - Friday)

Opera performances in Gallup: Saturday, July 30, (Opening Night), 3:30 pm and Sunday, July 31, 3:30 pm at the El Morro Theatre

Music, as well as details on transportation and accomodations to come. If your parent is interested in acting as a chaperone, please have them contact Ms. Siverson at

For more information about Land of Enchantment Opera and their upcoming season, visit





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