The orchestra is tuned, the conductor poised, and out you step, ready to do your best, afraid you won't, but determined to defy all obstacles and explode an emotional tale to the audience, moving them to laughter or tears. This is the driving force behind my career hopes and aspirations. As you listen, may you be moved and thrilled. Opera is a wonderful, magical world and I'd be honored to open it up to you. Tips are Welcome! Help send me to Brevard to further my career as an opera singer. Carissa Scroggins Master's Candidate at the University of Kansas Upcoming performances: "Blanche" from DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES [Poulenc] at Brevard Music Institute this summer.