Jocelyn Claire Thomas, received a M.M. and G.P.D. from the Peabody Conservatory, and a B.M. from the Oberlin Conservatory. Ms. Thomas has appeared with Opera Bend, Bravo! Northwest, Cascadia Concert Opera, The Napa Music Festival, The Astoria Music Festival, FAVA Salzburg, Ping & Woof Opera, and Portland Summerfest. Jocelyn teaches voice, piano, flute, and yoga in Portland, Oregon and studies with Ruth Dobson.
Kari Burgess is a lyric soprano from Portland with her Masters of Music degree in Voice performance from Cal State University Northridge. She just recently performed Rosalinda in OperaBend's Die Fledermaus production and she will perform Micäela in Central Oregon Symphony's semi-staged production of Carmen in May. She makes an effort to perform with her wonderful colleagues involved in Opera on Tap whenever possible and also spends her time teaching voice and piano in her private studio.
Jena Viemeister, a truly versatile artist, consistently produces fiercely genuine and imaginative performances. Her critics have ranged in describing her as "fittingly gracious and poised both vocally and on stage." for her role of Lucretia in The Rape of Lucretia to "intoxicatingly funny" with a "sharp tongue" for her role of Emma Jones in Street Scene. Favorite roles include Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), 2nd Lady (Di Zauberflote), Lapak the Dog (The Cunning Little Vixen), L'enfant (L'enfa
Voice and piano teacher Amanda Habner has been teaching for nearly a decade. She began teaching piano at age 15 and discovered her love for teaching. Amanda knew that her true passion was singing, so she pursued a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, which she received spring of 2014. She followed that degree with a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy (the study of teaching) from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ. A nat