Laurie Anne Hunter
The fourth woman ever to conduct the New York City Opera, Laurie Anne Hunter, alto, also conducted “Showboat” in New York, “Phantom of the Opera” in Toronto, and worked with many regional opera companies in the U.S. and Canada. Now Artistic Director of the Rogue Valley Chorale, she is also on the adjunct voice faculty at Southern Oregon University. She has also conducted for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Oregon Cabaret Theater, SOU Theater Arts, Rogue Opera and Brava! Opera. A native of Pasadena, California, she holds a Masters degree from the Juilliard School in New York.