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The International Opera Institute (IOI) was founded in 2010. It is committed to increasing awareness, appreciation and understanding of Opera as a classical art form in all segments of society within California and beyond.

Rose Kingsley

“Opera Great Turned Jazz Great” Rose Kingsley, is now wowing audiences from Hollywood to New York with her unique singing style. Rose’s operatic training, 4 Octave range and rich sultry voice, allows her to tell the story of the songs she sings in a way that taps into the intimate side of her artistry and touches the heart and soul of her audience. After her debut at BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB in NYC, Rose was dubbed by New York Music Critics as ‘the Female Sinatra”.

Allan Glassman

Allan Glassman is an actor, known for The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977), The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (2006) and Turandot (1987).

Gregory Buchalter

Gregory Buchalter holds the titles of Music Director of Opera Fairbanks and Opera Camerata of Washington. Internationally, he has conducted Salome at the Savonlinna Opera Festival. Die Fledermaus at the Vienna Volksoper, Mozart’s Entuhrung ads dim Serail at the Spoleto Festival. Cosi fan Tutti with the Mediterranean Opera Festival in Italy and Eugene Onegin with the New Opera World Festival in Moscow.He has also conducted the American Premieres of Mercadante’s I due Figaro, Von Winters Das Labyrinth and Donizett’s Olivo e Pasquale in New York.

Dr. Wayne Hinton

Dr. Wayne Hinton received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California.
He worked as music editor for film and television and was assistant music director of Orange County Opera and Golden West Opera. Dr. Hinton has been the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, The General Manager of the Nimoy Concert Series of Temple Israel of Hollywood, and the Executive Director of the Riverside County Philharmonic in Riverside, CA.
Dr. Wayne Hinton is currently professor at Riverside Community College.