Sugar Creek Artists

The Tender Land Cast | Video | Photos
Composer: Aaron Copland | Performed at Sugar Creek: Sun., Aug. 6, 2009 at 3 pm

This opera marked many firsts for Sugar Creek Symphony & Song. It was the first full production of an opera for our burgeoning apprentice program. It was our first English-language contemporary opera. And it was the first year we produced two operas in a single season.

Our Cast
Sugar Creek Apprentice Program (2009)



Top Row
Kevin Prina
of University of Illinois, Caitlin Andrews Shirley of Indiana University, Colin Levin of University of Illinois, Katherine Polit of Indiana University, Matthew Dingels of Peabody Conservatory, Sarah Sipll of Cleveland Institute of Music, William Bennett of DePaul University, Janna Williams of Portland State University, Benjamin Robinson of University of Houston, Rachael Crim of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Thomas Gunther of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Bottom Row
Lisa Kotara
of Florida State University, Brad Benoit of Chicago College of Performing Arts, Ingrid Israel of Arizona State University, Reuben Lillie of Olivet Nazarene University, Randall Bunnell of Loyola University New Orleans, Suna Avci of Indiana University, Elizabeth Gray of University of Michigan, Chadley Ballantyne of University of Illinois, Dane Thomas of Northwestern University, Aaron Dunn of Baldwin-Wallace College

Photos from Our Production of The Tenderland