Dr. Arlene Shrut
Dr. Arlene Shrut is the Founder and Artistic Director of New Triad for Collaborative Arts. Arlene recognized that Classical music, steeped in tradition, must renew itself to remain relevant and vital meeting the needs of contemporary audiences and changes in the performing arts. New Triad is dedicated to transforming the experience of live classical music bringing this art form into the 21st century without compromising its integrity. Arlene, faculty member of The Julliard School and Manhattan School of Music, was honored as inaugural "Coach of the Year" in 2003 by Classical Singer Magazine. She coached for 14 summers at the Aspen Opera Theater Center. She serves as official pianist for international opera competitions and galas sponsored by The Loren Zachary Society, National Wagner Association, The Gerda Lissner, Licia Albanese Puccini, Giulio Gari, Fritz and Lavinia Jensen, and Marcello Giordani Foundations.