Michael McCarthy is a freelance choral conductor, adjudicator, clinician and accompanist in the New England/New York area. Choral groups under his direction have been invited to perform at MENC Eastern Division conferences and ACDA state conferences. He has spent the last twenty-seven summers teaching at the New England Music Camp.
Paul M. Patinka (they/them/Mx.) lives in beautiful Providence, RI, with their husband and two cats working as a voice pedagogue, freelance musician, and independent researcher. They hold a BS in Music Education from Hartwick College, MM in Vocal Performance from the University of Delaware, MM in Vocal Pedagogy from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Certificate in Vocology from the National Center for Voice and Speech.
Dr. Lisabeth Miller serves on the voice faculty and conductor of the chamber choir at New England Music Camp. She resides in West Hartford, CT where she is an artist teacher of voice at the Hartt School of Music, adjunct professor of music at the University of St. Joseph, and director of music at Old St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.
S. Mark Aliapoulios, baritone holds a BM in Music Education Summa Cum Laude (University of Miami) and an MM in Vocal Performance With Honors and Distinction (New England Conservatory). He has recently been promoted to full Professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University where he serves as Chair of Vocal Studies. He joined the NEMC Faculty in 2009 directing the Chamber Choir until 2014 when he joined the Musical Theatre Program.
Dr. Amanda Russo Stante (she/her/hers) serves on the music faculty at Susquehanna University as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music in voice, where she will begin her appointment as Assistant Professor of Music in the fall of 2022.
Marian Murphy Powell is an accomplished singer and theatrical artist who brings a versatile background to her work on stage and into the teaching studio. A veteran of national Broadway tours and regional theatre productions, her favorite roles include: Cosette in Les Misérables, Christine in Phantom, Mother in Bright Lights, Big City, Marian in The Music Man, Fleur in Esmeralda (world premiere), Mary Jane Wilkes in Big River and Fiona in Brigadoon.