An Introduction Letter from the Founder/CEO
Ever thought of composing a song, writing a play, taking a sewing class? Well now's your chance to give it a go!
Thanks to our growing network of professional working artists, artisans and musicians, COMPAS offers budding and seasoned artists alike of all ages, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds countless opportunitiesto venture out into the world of possibilities and explore hidden talents within or hone the ones you already know about. We offer a variety of creative high-quality, hands-on classes, workshops, programs and activities, field trips and events for all ages year-round at the most reasonable prices.
From trainings that enhance one's level of knowledge or experience to performances that inspire and awaken COMPAS artists bring with them a spirit of excellence, thus making learning a craft fun, productive and memorable for all!
So...What are you waiting for? Get Creative with COMPAS!
Jacqueline (Jacqui) Ivey
Conservatory of Music and Performing Arts Society
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Soprano Opera Singer
Lisa Daltirus is an international vocalist with a radiant voice of beauty, power, nuance and a demanding stage presence. She is an active soloist in opera, symphonic concerts and recitals. Lisa teaches Voice and Theatre Classes for COMPAS and is also available to perform for various audiences and occasions.
Lisa has received acclaim on opera stages of the world in the title roles of Tosca and Aida, Leonora in Il Trovatore, Bess and Serena in Porgy and Bess to name a few. She has performed with the Seattle Opera, Portland Opera, Connecticut Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Arizona Opera, the Washington National Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, on tour in London, Edinburgh and Cardiff with the Cape Town Opera and in concert with the Orlando Philharmonic and the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles. Additional regional companies to include, Palm Beach Opera, Minnesota Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. European engagements include Amsterdam, Thessaloniki, Greece, the Opera Nationale de Nancy, France and Copenhagen, Denmark.
Lisa has received awards and recognition from the NJ State Opera Vocal competition, the Joy of Singing competition, The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, The Liederkranz International Vocal Competition and the New York Vocal Artists Competition. She is also a grantee of the Singer's Development Fund in NYC and the William Matthews Sullivan Foundation.