Our People

Asheville Lyric Opera Staff

Jon Truitt – Artistic Advisor, Interim Artistic Director
Elizabeth Truitt – Young Artist Program Director
Michael Ciavaglia – Music Director
Traci Wallace – Production Manager
Wendy Kilby – Marketing Manager
Marie Hall – Bookkeeper
Mary Parisi – Production Stage Manager
Corine Brouwer – Orchestra Manager
Jim Lestock – Librarian

2017 Board of Directors

Clive Possinger III, President
Dr. Robert C. Moffatt, Vice President
Cora Anne Thomas, Treasurer
Meg Bradley, Secretary
Sally Kent
Josh Meduri
Zina Nichols
Clifford Albertson
Anne Jarema

Advisory Council

Elizabeth O. Colton
Carter Webb
Pat Grimes
Andy Strauss
Terry Van Duyn
Ed Callis
Teresa Cantrell

Artistic Advisory Council

Jon Truitt  – ALO Artistic Advisor/Interim Artistic Director; Director of Opera, Associate Professor of Voice, Ball State University
Beth Truitt – ALO Young Artist Program Director; Instructor of Voice, Ball State University
Dean Anthony –  ALO Guest Director; Director of Opera at The Janiec Opera Company at The Brevard Music Center
Mark Weinstein  – President, Brevard Music Center
James Meena  – Opera Carolina
David Malis  – Opera Singer/Director

Our Founder and Former General Director

David Craig Starkey – General Director of the Indianapolis Opera