Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition Florida District


Judges and Directors

2023-2024 Season 


​(Updates for the 2024/2025 Season will be published here by August 2024.)



Our official Florida District pianist for the November 2024 Laffont Competition is

Robin Stamper​, Artistic Director, Opera Tampa.


District Leaders


Swantje Knye-Levin, District Director

Joan Travis, Auditions Manager

Kathy Cressey​, Treasurer






Competition Volunteers​

Many thanks to

Karen Evans​ 

Fran Falcone

Gina Graziadio

Ginna Leftwich

Carol Meijer

​Sherry Orr

Sarah Purser Bojorquez

Judith Topper

Blanche Williams

and to our Rollins Department of Music faculty sponsors

John Grau

Caitlin Mohr