About

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

Staff

Deborah SandlerDeborah Sandler

General Director and CEO

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Finance, Administration and Building Services

  • Jeffrey Walker, Chief Financial Officer
  • Amy Peak, Human Resources Director
  • Danny Boteler, Controller
  • Melissa Roberts, Accounting Associate

Artistic Administration

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

Production

  • Tracy Davis-Singh, Director of Production
  • Brad Kanouse, Technical Director
  • Sarah Zsohar, Artist Services Manager
  • Mario Raymond, Assistant Technical Director and Lighting Supervisor

Development

  • Jonathan Thomas, Senior Manager of Individual Giving
  • Ed Matheny, Manager of Institutional Giving
  • Shannon Rolle, Manager of Development Operations

Marketing & Communications

  • Ellen McDonald, Interim Marketing Director
  • Catie Pedersen, Senior Manager of Ticketing & Patron Services
  • Noelle Talbot, Marketing Operations Manager
  • Olivia Blackman, Marketing Communications Manager

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