Herschel Garfein
Librettist

Biography
Garfein received his training at Yale University (cum laude) and The New England Conservatory of Music. He has won awards and fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, The National Institute for Opera/Music Theater, and the MacDowell Colony. He lectures in Script Analysis and teaches Composition at The Steinhardt School, New York University where, in the 2012-13 academic year, he was awarded The Excellence in Teaching Award.

OPERA America/Opera.ca Grants Awarded
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GRANT NAMEYEAR
The Opera Fund: Repertoire Development2013
The Robert L.B. Tobin Director-Designer Showcase 2013
The Opera Fund: Audience Development 2007
The Opera Fund: Audience Development 2005
Opera for a New America 1993
Opera for a New America 1991


Productions
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COMPANYTITLEDATES
Seagle Music ColonyRosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead7/19/2017 - 7/22/2017
Florentine Opera CompanySister Carrie10/7/2016 - 10/9/2016
Florentine Opera CompanyElmer Gantry3/13/2015 - 3/15/2015
Tulsa OperaElmer Gantry2/2/2014 - 3/3/2014
Florentine Opera CompanyElmer Gantry3/3/2010 - 3/21/2010
Nashville OperaElmer Gantry11/11/2007 - 11/19/2007


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