Faculty News

  • Kudos to Brendan Buckley, voice faculty:

    ROBERT J. BRADSHAW’S “DEUS EX MACHINA” WINS THREE GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS MEDALS

    DEUS EX MACHINA, a new graphic novel steampunk opera by composer ROBERT J. BRADSHAW has been awarded three gold medals by the Global Music Awards:  Gold Medal (Opera), Gold Medal (Composer/Composition), & Silver Medal (Album Art/Graphics) described as “a singular and exceptional work” (GMA).

    The Global Music Awards also praised Cape Ann Opera “for a balanced, entertaining performance” featuring tenor Brendan Buckley (Plymouth State University), mezzo-soprano Gillian Hurst (Rockport, MA), baritone Gary Wood (Salem State University, Professor of Music), Megan Arns (University of Missouri) and Bala Brass, including trumpeter James Ackley (University of South Carolina), Seelan Manickam (Keene State College), Kristen Sienkiewicz (Austin Peay State University), Robert Hoveland (Plymouth Philharmonic), and tubist John Bottomley (University of Massachusetts Amherst) recorded in the historic Cabot Performing Arts Center, Beverly, MA.