June 2018


Artist of the Month, June 2018

Artist of the month: Lawrence Brownlee, tenor Named 2017 “Male Singer of the Year” by both the International Opera Awards and Bachtrack magazine, American-born Lawrence Brownlee has been hailed by the Associated Press as one of “the world’s leading bel canto tenors.” One of the most in-demand singers around the world, Brownlee has performed with […]


Did You Know… ?

The 2018 Kristin Lewis Foundation Vocal Scholarship Auditions were held on March 11-12, on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock – Pulaski Technical College. Fifteen rising stars from colleges and universities across the country were invited to Little Rock to audition for financial scholarships. In addition, one all-expense paid trip to […]



… TO Gabrielle Beteag, MEZZO-SOPRANO on being named the 2018 recipient of the Foundation’s top vocal scholarship award, the Vienna Stipendium! Gabrielle Beteag is a mezzo soprano native to Atlanta, Georgia. She recently graduated from Georgia State University with a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance, where she was seen onstage as Lady Billows in […]

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Where in the World Is Kristin Lewis…?

Kristin Lewis is not only the founder and Executive Director of the Kristin Lewis Foundation, but her travels as a world- renowned opera singer have taken her literally all around the world! Kristin credits most of her travels to the opera Aida, one of Giuseppe Verdi’s best known operas. This particular opera has become a […]

The Good Book of Ruminations

 Philosophical ruminations can be extremely important to consider when embarking upon a career in performance. Divine guidance, natural talent, dedication and humility are among the fundamental tools needed for success. Further, I invite aspiring artists to consider the thoughts of seasoned artistic professionals, or Opera Apostles, as they share their most meaningful words of wisdom […]