Lyric Opera of Kansas City brings the best the opera world has to offer to Kansas City.


Deborah SandlerDeborah Sandler Kemper

General Director and CEO

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Administration and Finance

  • Jeffrey Walker, Chief Financial Officer
  • Danny Boteler, Controller
  • Melissa Roberts, Executive Assistant & Board Liaison

Artistic Administration

  • Brad Trexell, Director of Artistic Administration
  • Piotr Wisniewski, Head of Music Staff/Chorus Master
  • Vinson Cole, Creative Consultant, Director, Resident Artists Program

Education and Community Engagement

  • Neal Long, Director of Education and Community Engagement


  • Tracy Davis-Singh, Director of Production
  • Brad Kanouse, Technical Director
  • Sarah Zsohar, Artist Services Manager
  • Ben Cole, Technical Director Intern


  • Edward Sien, Chief Development Officer
  • Jennifer Murphy, Manager of Institutional Giving
  • Molly Sefton, Manager of Development Operations

Marketing & Communications

  • Gregory Campbell, Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Noelle Talbot, Marketing Operations Manager
  • Rebecca Stone, Graphic Design Specialist
  • Amanda Schuster, Senior Manager of Ticketing and Patron Services
  • Josephine Meyers, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Hallie Schmidt, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Louis Tiemann, Ticketing and Patron Services Representative
  • Ellen McDonald, Publicity Consultant

Legal Counsel

  • Wade Kerrigan, Husch Blackwell, LLP, General Counsel

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