Administrative Office 918-582-4035
Kostis Protopapas Artistic Director, X110
Charlotte Curry Office Manager, X100
Richard Koenig Director of Development & Donor Relations, X111
Kate Reeves Grants Manager, X103
Education and Outreach
Aaron Beck Director of Education and Outreach, X104
Catherine Wall Director of Finance, X106
Marketing & Public Relations
Erin Turner Director of Production, X115
Rachel Ginzberg Company Manager/Production Stage Manager, X117
For inquiries about Supertitle or Orchestra Parts Rentals, please email us at
Production Staff
Mike Sherrill Technical Director/Master Carpenter
Deb Smith Costume Coordinator/Head of Wardrobe, X120
Lisa Rizzo Assistant to the Costume Coordinator, X120
Ruth Mitchell Wig and Makeup Designer
Terry Abell Head of Props Crew
Rachel L. Ginzberg Production Stage Manager, X117
Tulsa Opera operates under Collective Bargaining Agreements with IATSE Local 354 (Stagehands) and IATSE Local 904 (Wardrobe) whose members provide the professional stage labor for our mainstage productions.


The Tulsa Opera Chorus is an ensemble of professional musicians under the direction of Kostis Protopapas, Chorusmaster.
Soprano Mezzo-soprano
Andra Erbar Gwen Alley
Phena Hackett Sherry Bahle
Sabrina Harrell Alexandra Coppinger
Alexandra Johnson Angela Corallo
Sarah Linde Melissa Delgado
Alyssa Marsh Lisa Gerstenkorn
Lauren Wagner Rachel Horton
Beverly Irwin
Tenor Bass
Ricardo Aguilar Jared Blohm
Jim Alexander Dennis Crookedacre
Samuel Briggs Jared Jirele
Matthew Brooks Jeff McCollum
Todd Cochran Doug Ruffner
David Reneau Jake Schweikhard
Tanner Sturm Bryan Whitehead
Kasey Yeargain
Andrew Zapata
To audition for The Tulsa Opera Chorus or for more information, please e-mail us at


Violin I Violin II
Gina Davis, Concertmaster Sheri Scales-Neubauer, Principal
Ronnamarie Jensen, Associate Concertmaster Michael Nicholson, Associate Principal
Patti Gaddis Liza Villarreal, Assistant Principal
David Robillard Susan Loomis
Greg Lynch Michelle Sherman
Laura Talbot
Jennifer Sherman Cello
Kari Caldwell, Principal
Viola Krassimira Figg, Associate Principal
Jeff Cowen, Principal Phil Ince, Assistant Principal
Phil Wachowski, Associate Principal
Phil Lowry, Assistant Principal Oboe
Lise Glaser, Principal
Bass Julia Anderson, Second
Marc Facci, Principal
Flute Richard Ramey, Principal
Dana Higbee, Principal Susie Brown, Second
Juliana Overmier, Second
Clarinet Tim McFadden, Principal
Mary Lollis, Principal Steve Haefner, Second
David Carter, Second
Orchestra Librarian
Horn Marc Facci
Michelle Exley-Johnson, Principal
Derek Matthesen, Second
Steve Craft, Principal
The Tulsa Opera Orchestra operates through a collective bargaining agreement with the American Federation of Musicians (AF of M) Local 94.
To audition for The Tulsa Opera Orchestra or for more information, please email us at