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Anjin Stewart-Funai

Anjin Stewart-Funai, soprano, holds her Masters of Music and Professional Studies degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied under Mary Schiller and Vinson Cole. Her roles on the operatic stage include Gretel (Hansel und Gretel), Sandrina (La finta giardiniera), Romilda (Serse), Adina (L'elisir d'amore), Der Komponist (Ariadne aufNaxos), Violetta (La Traviata), Partenope (Partenope), Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica), and Captain Lovelock (Captain Lovelock), among others. While at CIM, she was awarded the prestigious Boris Goldovsky award in Opera, and the Pauline Thesmacher Award for Vocal Technique, and she was featured soloist for the commencement ceremony in which Van Cliburn was awarded a doctorate. Anjin sings with the St. John's Cathedral choir, the Cleveland Orchestra Opera Chorus, and she is a former member of the Opera Western Reserve Young Artist Program.

Anjin aims to develop the fundamentals of technique in her lessons, focusing on proper alignment, breath, and resonance. Additionally, she guides her students through the processes of audition and performance prep.

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Adrian Daly

Dean of the Conservatory

216.791.5000 ext. 204


Caryn Reynolds

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

216.791.5000 ext. 273


Hallie Moore

Conservatory Registrar

216.791.5000 ext. 230


Kristen G. Zalar

Assistant Registrar
International Student Advisor

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