Danielle Buonaiuto

Danielle Buonaiuto

Danielle Buonaiuto’s work is driven by community, compassion, and access. She is a cofounder of ChamberQUEER, a teaching artist with the Met Guild, and a PhD candidate at CUNY Graduate Center. An impassioned performer and advocate of new music, Buonaiuto can be seen on stages all over NYC from the Met to a porch in Ditmas Park, and as one half of the cello/soprano project Duo Calisto. Her album Marfa Songs is out on Starkland. Visit www.daniellebuonaiuto.com.

Helena Brown: Authenticity and Advocacy

“I specialize in uncomfortable discourse.” Soprano and artist advocate Helena Brown has led the charge for important shifts in the opera industry. Her path is built on community, authenticity, and owning the narrative—and showing up for the tough conversations that are changing the face of opera.

Two Years on T : Transgender Baritone Lucas Bouk

Baritone Lucas Bouk shares his experience on transitioning, retraining his voice during and post-transition, and a more inclusive future for opera.

New Music Learning : Strategies for Success

Learning new music from living composers can be daunting to singers unfamiliar with the process. Read on to gain strategies for successfully collaborating with composers and approaching newly composed works.