Michelle Ryan, Australian soprano
Bel Canto alumni Michelle Ryan is the 2019 prestigious winner of the German - Australian Opera Grant and will take a one year position contract with the HESSISCHES STAATSTHEATER WIESBADEN starting in August 020. Michelle studied at the Sydney Conservatorium.
Michelle is also a finalist in the 2019 Bel Canto Competition presented by the Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonygne Foundation in Australia.
A glorious singer who is on the rise!
Luvuyo mbundo, South African Baritone
Bel Canto alumni Luvuyo mbundu has been chosen to be a member of the 2019 / 2020 Deutsche Oper am Rhein Opera Studio in Germany.
A Semi -finalist Placido Domingo's Operalia in Prague 2019. Luvuyo sang Dr Malatesta in Don Pasquale at the Cape Town Opera and was the 2018, winner of the international opera vocal competition Gabriel Benackova.
Listen to Luvuyo sing on our Alumni video page.
Bel Canto Alumni:
Michelle Ryan, Luvuyo Mbundu, Anna Voshege, Micaela Edelstein, Charlotte Siegel, Chrisni Mendis, Katherine Trussler, Jaylin Brown, Caroline Reynolds, Natalie Young, Zsuzsa Zseni, Jessica Pantarotto, Gabriel Campagne, Sipho Qabithole, Jaclyn Grossman, Jonathan Young, Andrea Gutierrez, Adrea Jean - Baptiste, Kirby Gundlach, Chloe Western, Monica Orsa, Robin Whiffen, Hillary Tufford, Claudia Sosin, Magda Lisek, Josephine Miller, Felicia Baker, Helene Matherson, Arusyak Mikaelyan, Menila Falkner, Naomi Summers, Gabrielle Heidinger Baerg, Evelyne Thatcher, Gillian Law, Krista Paton, Jamie Groote, Sophie Laruelle, Elizabeth Roddy, Laura Modglin, Danielle Dier, Amira McCavitt, Terri-Lynn Mitchell, Daniella Simpson, Rita Wood, Stephanie DeCiantis, Pauline Roux, Elena Cid Iriarte, Samantha Pickett, Stephanie Yelovich, Rachel Schwarz, Marie - Michelle Raby, Hayoon Kim, Catherina Tjart, Marco Cariati, Diana di Maura, Eva Siegel, Jinmyeong Seo, Caroline King, Jeremy Dube, Tristan Entwistle, Josephine Flores Tam, Dewi Liu, Benjamin Burton, Benjamin Au, Chloe Lucente, Erin Holes, Madeline Mangas, Daniel Verschuer, Willa Douglas, Lori Aginian, Rosa Kim, Patrick keith. Martin Lijauco, Elie Manousakis, Maegan Hoogerhyde, Sarah Prestwidge,