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RMC faculty, staff, and alumni participate in Rimrock Opera’s La Traviata  

BILLINGS, October 24, 2014 – RMC is proud to announce that a number of its faculty, staff, and alumni will be participating in the upcoming production of La Traviata by Verdi at the Alberta Bair Theater on November 1, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. 

One of the vocalists for the opera is RMC Voice Instructor Carolyn Coefield. “I am thrilled that Rocky Mountain College is so well represented in the Rimrock Opera production of La Traviata,” said Coefield. “From stem to stern, representatives of RMC can be found singing on the main stage, keeping things running backstage, and performing in the opera orchestra.” 

Other RMC participants in the opera include Janie Rife, Jacob Scharbrough, Jubal Rife, Dodie Rife, Laurel Linde, Angela Andrikoupoulos, Susan Logan, John Dutton, and Amy Letson. 

This year’s annual fundraiser for Rimrock Opera is entitled, “Opera on the Avenue: Auction of Arias,” and will be presented by the NOVA Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. on October 26 in the McCormick Café, 2419 Montana Ave., Billings. 

The fundraiser will include auction items, such as opera and Broadway showstoppers, along with premier wines and desserts from Q Catering and its partners, which include Café Italia, Log Cabin Bakery, and McCormick Café. 

La Traviata will be presented by NOVA on November 1, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the Alberta Bair Theater, along with a student matinee available on October 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Those who are interested in the Auction of Arias can purchase tickets for $25 in advance or for $30 at the door. 

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit NOVA's website at or call the NOVA box office at 406.591.9535. Additional information is also available on NOVA's Facebook page.