Judges and Staff

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Judges for the 2018 season. 







Announcing this season's Judges!

Hanan Alattar, Nationally recognized soprano

Stefan Sanders, Conductor of the Round Rock Symphony

Willian Girard, Conductor at the Stuttgart State Opera






Mary Ellen Poole

Director, Butler School of Music

Stefan Sanders 

Conductor, Round Rock Symphony

Darlene Wiley
Executive Director, BOI 

Robert DeSimone
Director, Butler Opera Center


Tamara Sanikidze
 Principal Coach

Rick Rowley
Senior Lecturer in Vocal Accompanying

 Page Stephens

Assistant Director of Operations, Butler School of Music

Minkyung Lee

Assistant Professor, Northwest Vista College

Phillip Hill 

Lecturer, Incarnate Word University, Austin Community College

CJ Johnson

Perforance Librarian, Performance Library