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André Campelo

Chair, Voice

 GCPA 0115 | (765) 658 - 4393

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Brazilian baritone André Campelo is increasingly recognized for his abilities—as both a singer and as an actor—in a wide range of musical genres, from madrigal to opera, and art song to oratorio. 

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Mary Martin

Voice

 GCPA 0111 | (765) 658 - 4368

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Ms. Martin earned her B.M. and M.M. Vocal Performance degrees from the University of Michigan, where she had the honor of singing the Star-Spangled Banner for President Obama in the Michigan Football Stadium. She is currently completing her doctorate degree at Indiana University, where she studies with Carol Vaness and was a recent recipient of the Sarah Joan Tuccelli-Gilbert Memorial Fellowship.

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Barbara Paré

Voice

GCPA 0119 | (765) 658 - 4385

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Barbara Paré is an Assistant Professor of Music in the DePauw School of Music, where she teaches applied voice to School of Music and College of Liberal Arts students. In addition, Professor Paré is a faculty member for the Community Music School, a resource that offers music training and education for learners of all ages.

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Eric Schmidt

Director, Choirs

 GCPA 0112 | (765) 658 - 4391

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Eric Schmidt joined the faculty at the DePauw School of Music in 2018. He is the Director of Choirs and teaches classes in the school’s 21CM Initiative. Outside of the University, he works extensively as a performer, studio conductor, and clinician.

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Maria Lyapkova

Vocal Coach

 

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A native of Moscow, Russia, Dr. Maria Lyapkova has appeared at international music festivals including the Aspen Music Festival & School (United States), Spotlight on Young Musicians (France), and the Music of Norway (Norway/Russia). An accomplished collaborative pianist, she has performed with principals of leading orchestras such as the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and The Bolshoi Theatre.

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Deb Grammel

Dance

 GCPA 1017 | (765) 658 - 4542

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Under the direction of George Verdak, Deborah Grammel has performed in the following classical ballets: Les SylphidesSwan LakeRaymondaThe Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty. In conjunction with her studies at Butler University, she also trained in Michigan City, New York City, Houston, Chicago, and Miami.

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Cara Consilvio

Opera Director

 

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Cara Consilvio is a director and producer of opera, theater, and film with extensive experience in dance and choreography whose inventive, kinetic, and evocative productions are in great demand. In 2022, Cara directed the world premiere of I Give You my Home for Guerilla Opera, Glory Denied for Opera Naples and The Sound of Music for Charlottesville Opera.

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