The Bloomingdale Voice Festival will begin at 2:00pm with a 2 hour long masterclass, featuring opera expert, Mitch Roe. Followed by performances by faculty and students at their recital at 4:30pm. Both masterclass and recital are located in The Church of St. Matthew and St. Timothy at 26 W. 84th Street, NY, NY.
About Mitch: Mitch Roe began his tenure at Florida Grand Opera in 2016 continuing through 2022. For the first three years, he was the Coordinator of the Studio Artist program. In August of 2019, he was promoted to the position of Director of Artistic Administration while continuing to direct the Studio Artist program. During this time, he helped the company produce Don Giovanni and Madama Butterfly before the COVID-19 pandemic closed the theater doors. Through the pandemic, Mitch has aided the company in producing its 2021 live, in-theater series of Specials and Shorts. Shortly after, Mr. Roe made his debut as the stage and film director of Frida Kahlo and the Bravest Girl in the World as part of the company’s in-school opera education program created for the online learning platforms for public and private schools throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. After his studies in vocal performance, he decided to put his knowledge and talents to use in artistic administration. Prior to FGO, Mitch spent a summer at Wolf Trap Opera as Rehearsal Administrator after two and a half years at IMG Artists in Finance and Administration. Mr. Roe holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Wright State University and Manhattan School of Music respectively.