Administration & Staff
  • Patrick Summers, Artistic and Music Director*
    Margaret Alkek Williams Chair

    Perryn Leech, Managing Director

    SENIOR MANAGEMENT  
    Gregory S. Robertson, Chief Advancement Officer 
    Sandra Bernhard, Director of HGOco  
    Laura Canning, Director of HGO Studio  
    Molly Dill, General Manager*
    David Feheley, Technical and Production Director
    Deborah Hirsch, Senior Director of Development

    Judith Kurnick, Director of Communications 
    Bradley Moore, Head of Music Staff/Music Director, HGO Studio
    Mr. and Mrs. Albert B. Alkek Chair
    Diane Zola, Director of Artistic Administration*

  • OFFICE OF THE GENERAL DIRECTOR
    Toni Capra, Governance and Business Manager
    Stephanie Helms, Office of the General Director Executive Assistant
    Bob Lilly, Office of the General Director Administrative Assistant

    FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
    Maria J. Blake, Systems Manager*
    Henry Cantu III, Staff Accountant
    Luis Franco, Office Services Coordinator*
    Denise Fruge, Accounts Payable Administrator*
    Matt Gonzales, Database Administrator
    Debbie Loper, Payroll Administrator*
    Tanya Lovetro, Director of Finance
    Ken Vaughn, Director of Information Systems*
    Lee Whatley, Director of Business Analytics*
    Melissa Williford, Director of Human Resources*

    DEVELOPMENT
    Rudy Avelar, Director of Patron Services*
    Richard Buffett, Director of Major Gifts and Legacy Planning
    Kelly Finn, Director of Development, Institutional Giving
    Clare Greene, Associate Director of Special Events
    Scott Ipsen, Director of Special Events
    Veronica Kannan, Development Officer
    Eva Kanouse, Special Events Coordinator
    David Krohn, Development Officer
    Elizabeth Lyons, Development Communications Manager
    Emily Schreiber, Development Officer
    Denise Simon, Special Events Operations Manager
    Jennifer Wijangco, Director of Development, Individual Giving
    Sarah Williams, Prospect and Research Manager

    MARKETING
    Kelly Buchanan, Director of Marketing
    Taylor Chalker, Manager of Audience Development
    Teresa Kerner, Teleservices Manager
    Cynthia Lewis, Team Lead
    Luz Peregrino, Team Lead
    Richard Wong, Director of Sales and Services*

    ADVANCEMENT SERVICES
    Ashley Coffey, Development Administrative Assistant
    Dawn Gillispie, Development Operations Coordinator
    Robin Lewis, Development Data Manager
    M. Jane Orosco, Marketing Data Manager*

    Joanna Torok, Director of Advancement Operations

    COMMUNICATIONS
    Laura Chandler, Publications Director
    Christine Lee, Communications Manager
    Amy Garcia, Creative Services Associate
    Ashley Seals, Communications Coordinator
    Pattima Singhalaka, Art Director 

    THE GENEVIEVE P. DEMME ARCHIVES AND RESOURCE CENTER
    Brian Mitchell, Archivist*

    HGOco
    Brittany Duncan, Programs Director
    Julie Hurley, Stage Manager/Office Assistant
    Joy Hutton, Operations Manager
    Alisa Magallón, Touring and Ensembles Manager

    ARTISTIC/MUSIC
    Richard Bado, Chorus Master*
    Marlan Barry, Recording Engineer
    Robert Boldin, Music Administrator
    Richard S. Brown, Orchestra Personnel Manager*
    Patrick Harvey, Associate Chorus Master/Assistant Conductor
    Paul Hopper, Dramaturg
    Danielle Kimball, Artistic and Rehearsal Coordinator
    Mark C. Lear, Associate Artistic Administrator*
    Lisa Oswald, Associate Company Manager
    Peter Pasztor, Associate Conductor*
    Karen Reeves, Children's Chorus Director*
    Brian Speck, Company Manager
    Tim Tull, Music Librarian* 

    TECHNICAL/PRODUCTION
    Philip Alfano, Lighting Associate
    Katrina Bachus, Assistant Director
    Bobby Baker, Assistant Carpenter
    Gregory Banfield, Assistant Electrician*
    Terri Batcheller, Assistant Electrician
    Kristen E. Burke, Production Stage Manager
    Katherine Casalino, Wig and Makeup Assistant
    Michael Clark, Lighting Supervisor
    Andrew Cloud, Properties Associate*
    Norma Cortez, Head of Costumes*
    Jessica Creager, Lighting Associate
    Esmeralda De Leon, Costume Coordinator
    Brandon Dismukes, Production Master Carpenter
    Meg Edwards, Assistant Stage Manager
    Mary Elsey, Assistant Stage Manager
    Zoltan Fabry, Master Propertyman*
    Megan, Properties Design Director*
    Mario Gutierrez, Chief of Security
    Ed Hamala, Assistant Carpenter, Head Flyman
    Debbie Harrington, Costume Shop Supervisor*
    Eduardo Hawkins, Head Soundman*
    Sonia Henao, Technical Assistant
    Brad Kanouse, Associate Technical Director
    Susan Li, Assistant Director
    Marcie Lou, Technical and Production Administrator
    Shawna Lucey, Assistant Director
    Judy Malone-Stein, Wardrobe Coordinator
    Jessica L. Mullins, Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager
    Michael Mullins, Assistant Technical Director/HGOco Technical Director
    Liz Petley, Assistant Stage Manager
    Albert Pike, Master Electrician*
    Mercedes Ramirez, Draper*
    Maria Luisa Salinas, Costume Technician
    Omer Ben Seadia, Assistant Director
    Dotti Staker, Wig and Makeup Department Head*
    Keturah Stickann, Assistant Director
    Christopher Staub, Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager
    Paully Lea Tran, Costume Technician
    Myrna Vallejo, Costume Coordinator*
    Annie Wheeler, Stage Manager/Assistant Stage Manager

    HOUSTON GRAND OPERA STUDIO
    To view the full list of HGO Faculty, click here.

     

     
    *denotes 10 or more years of service

     


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