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Arizona Opera Ambassadors Alumni

Experience an operatic recital, solo performance, and or lecture with the Arizona Opera Ambassadors! Designed for adult audiences, these performances range from one-time events and special celebrations to longer residencies with our community partners. The members of the Arizona Opera Ambassadors perform in regional opera tours, local and statewide community programs, as well as, Arizona Opera community alliances programs.


2022/23 Season

Ellen Bialek, mezzo-soprano
Yophi Bost, lyric soprano
Danielle Corella, dramatic mezzo-soprano
Samuel Enriquez, baritone
Helen Hendricks, coloratura soprano
Jennifer Hoppe, collaborative pianist
Ariana Iniguez, mezzo-soprano
Yongjae Lee, baritone
Jenny Madruga, soprano and opera lecturer
John Momeyer, tenor
Mauricio Perusquia, baritone
Dr. Miriam Schildkret, PN1, mezzo-soprano
Rodney E. Sharp, II, baritone

















For more information about the Arizona Opera Ambassadors, please contact Education and Community Engagement Manager, Madalyn Kiewiet, at

Arizona Opera’s Education and Community Engagement programs are made possible, in part, thanks to the support of: The Molly Blank Fund, Dr. Rex Brewster, Invest in Kids Charitable Gift Fund, The Moreno Family Foundation, The Ted Stephan Teaching Artist Endowed Fund, The Arizona Republic, Cardinals Charities, The City of Peoria, and a consortium of individual donors.