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Thank You to our 2018-19 Artist Fellowship Sponsors!

  • Mary and Clint Gilliland sponsoring tenor Mason Gates*
  • Professors John Heineke and Catherine Montfort co-sponsoring soprano Maria Natale
  • Gibson Walters Memorial Fund sponsoring soprano Katharine Gunnink
  • Elizabeth F. Adler, Don and Jan Schmidek, San Jose Opera Guild, and Amici di Musica Bella co-sponsoring baritone Trevor Neal
  • An anonymous sponsor sponsoring tenor Dane Suarez

Fellowships can be sponsored by individuals, groups, or foundations and have lifelong benefits for both the sponsors and their fellows.

Artists and Creative Team members can have multiple sponsors, except for exclusive sponsorships.

To establish a Fellowship for a resident, associate, or guest artist, conductor, or other member of our creative team, please contact Noritaka Okada at

* Exclusive Fellowship