Audio and Video

Susan Ashbaker as performer
Concert, Tri-Cities Opera, October 2015 (broadcast on October 22, 2015, WSKG)

Susan Ashbaker as Professor
Susan’s 11th Master Class for the CoOPERAtive Program, 2016
Westminster College of the Arts, Rider University

Master Class with
Susan Ashbaker
Artistic advisor, CoOPERAtive & Vocal Coach

Susan Ashbaker as Professor
CoOPERAtive 2015 Master Class Program
Westminster College of the Arts, Rider University

Master Class with
Susan Ashbaker
Artistic advisor, CoOPERAtive & Vocal Coach

Susan Ashbaker as Professor
CoOPERAtive 2013 Master Class Program
Westminster College of the Arts, Rider University

Master Class with
Susan Ashbaker
Artistic advisor, CoOPERAtive & Vocal Coach
part 1
Master Class with
Susan Ashbaker
Artistic advisor, CoOPERAtive & Vocal Coach
part 2

Susan Ashbaker as Radio Preview Host

Tri-Cities Opera presents Tchaikovsky’s fairy-tale opera “Iolanta” Tri-Cities Opera presents Tchaikovsky’s fairy-tale opera “Iolanta”
Tri-Cities Opera presented their first production in Russian with English subtitles. Iolanta was Tchaikovsky’s final opera, a one-act fairy tale, written as a companion piece to The Nutcracker. General Director Susan Ashbaker is your host and Binghamton University professor Paul Schleuse explains the plot of the opera assisted by singers from the cast.Listen to the recording on the WSKG website
Tri-Cities Opera presents “The Barber of Seville” Operalogue: “The Barber of Seville”
Tri-Cities Opera General Director Susan Ashbaker is your host and Binghamton University professor Paul Schleuse explains the plot of the opera assisted by singers from the cast.Listen to the recording on the WSKG website

Susan Ashbaker as Writer

Peyton Hibbittt, co-founder of Tri-Cities Opera Tri-Cities Opera’s Peyton Hibbitt turns 90
On August 27th, 2015, Peyton Hibbitt, co-founder of Tri-Cities Opera celebrated his 90th birthday. Tri-Cities Opera’s General Director, Susan S. Ashbaker, reflects on his legacy and the swanky, arts-friendly Triple Cities culture that helped Binghamton establish one of the oldest opera training programs in the country.Read Susan’s reflection on the Triple Cities Carousel website

Career Conversation: Advice for Young Singers
Westminster College of the Arts, Rider University

Susan Shiplett Ashbaker, former director of artistic and music administration at the Opera Company of Philadelphia, discusses career planning and audition preparation with Kiera Duffy ’01, MM’03 and Dísella Làrusdóttir MM’05, finalists in 2007 Metropolitan Opera Council’s National Auditions, and Laura Brooks Rice, their teacher and a member of Westminster’s voice faculty.

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Streaming version on the WCC website |

Referenced in the podcast:

Metropolitan Opera National Council
Laura Brooks Rice
Westminster Choir College
Opera Philadelphia


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