Voice and Opera Spotlights

A photo of Justin and his family at Disney World

Q&A with Alumnus Justin Gigliello

Boston Conservatory alumnus Justin Gigliello's (B.M. '11, voice) impromptu performance of “Ave Maria” at a Disney World resort quickly became an internet sensation, gaining the attention of national news outlets from Good Morning America to People magazine, and worldwide exposure on social media, with nearly 20 million views (and counting) on Facebook alone.

Justin Gigliello Class of 2011 B.M., Voice/Opera
Taylor Stilson

Q&A with Taylor Stilson

Taylor Stilson received an M.M. in vocal pedagogy with collaborative piano studies and a B.M. in vocal performance from Boston Conservatory, and joined the school's faculty in 2018. He maintains a unique career as vocal pedagogue, singer, and yogic practitioner, and presents his research on muscle tension dysphonia at universities all over the East Coast.

Taylor Stilson Class of 2012 M.M., Vocal Pedagogy

Summer Spotlight: Opera Alumnus Simon Dyer Writes from The Santa Fe Opera

Opera alumnus Simon Dyer (M.M. '15, G.P.D. '17) is spending summer 2017 as an apprentice singer with The Santa Fe Opera, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Widely considered the country’s top summer opera festival, Dyer describes working directly with some of biggest names in the industry and making meaningful professional and personal connections during the 13-week program.

Simon Dyer Class of 2017 G.P.D., Voice/Opera
Megan Callahan

Q&A with Megan Callahan

Boston Conservatory opera student Megan Callahan (M.M. '18) will be participating in the renowned St. Louis Opera Young Artist Program in summer 2017. Callahan tells us about how she prepared for this opportunity and what she is most looking forward to about the experience.

Megan Callahan Class of 2018 M.M., Voice/Opera
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Q&A with Quinn Bernegger

Voice student Quinn Bernegger (M.M. '18) was awarded first place in the American Prize in Opera and Art Song. He also landed a mainstage role with Des Moines Metro Opera for summer 2017. Bernegger talks about his experience as a competition winner and his upcoming opportunities.

Quinn Bernegger Class of 2018 M.M., Voice/Opera
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Q&A with Simon Dyer

Opera student Simon Dyer (G.P.D. ’17) talks about the program's supportive faculty, his affection for the nearby Museum of Fine Arts, and his role as an emerging artist with Boston Lyric Opera.

Simon Dyer Class of 2017 G.P.D., Voice/Opera
Abigail Dock

Q&A with Abigail Dock

P.S.C. student Abigail Dock (M.M. '15, P.S.C. '17, opera) answers questions about what inspires her and her favorite Boston hang outs.

Abigail Dock Class of 2017 M.M., P.S.C., Voice/Opera
Headshot Natalie Logan

Spotlight: Natalie Logan

Current P.S.C. student Natalie Logan (M.M. '16, P.S.C. '17, Voice) shares her Conservatory experience as a performer and work-study student in development.

Natalie Logan Class of 2017 M.M., P.S.C., Voice/Opera
Joe Gualtiere

Alumni Spotlight: Joseph Gualtiere

Music alumnus Joseph Gualtiere (B.M. '12, voice) is combining fashion and art in a special way, all while keeping an active performance calendar.

Joseph Gualtiere Class of 2012 B.M., Voice/Opera