The Opera and Musical Theater Ensemble (MUSI 4610) is the performing ensemble of the Augusta University American Opera and Musical Theater. Participation is by audition and permission. If interested in performing with us, please email Dr. Christina Amonson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Opera at Augusta University strives to provide a unique, artistic educational program to train and prepare young vocal talent for professional careers in musical theater and opera performance. We offer a program of excellence reflected in distinct talent, vocal passion, and performance quality. The Institute creates exciting performance opportunities for students, faculty, and members of our community by collaborating with internationally renowned musicians, providing a professional level of experience by producing fully staged operatic and musical theater works.
In a unique collaboration with the Departments of Otolaryngology and Kinesiology at Augusta University, we offer instruction in the proper maintenance of a healthy voice and the health and wellness of the body.
Our productions since 2000 include the following:
2000 Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach)
2001 Kiss Me, Kate (Cole Porter)
2002 The Magic Flute (Mozart)
2003 The Music Man (M. Willson)
2004 Suor Angelica (Puccini)
2006 A Mozart Celebration (The Impresario; The Marriage of Figaro, Act II)
2007 Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
2008 An Evening on Broadway
2009 Oklahoma! (Rodgers and Hammerstein)
2010 An Evening on Broadway 2
2011 Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein) and The Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti)
2012 Cinderella (Rodgers and Hammerstein)
2012 (Fall) Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti)
2013 (Spring) The Medium (Menotti)
2014 (Spring) Into the Woods (Sondheim)
2014 (Fall) A Salute to the Golden Age of Musical Theater