Roger Malouf is an Assistant Conductor with the Metropolitan Opera He is also Music Director of the opera workshop at the Mannes College of Music Extension Division, and is on the production staff of New York City Opera. In addition to being Music Director of the West Side Opera since 1989, he has conducted opera productions for Trinity Church on Wall Street, the Natchez Opera Festival, and the Little Opera Theatre of New York. As a coach, he has been associated with the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Austria, and with the International Vocal Institute in Croatia. Mr. Malouf has served as an accompanist at the Juilliard School, and has given master classes in art song and opera at the University of California in Santa Barbara, and at Portland State University in Oregon. He has assisted New York Grand Opera with their cycle of Verdi and Puccini operas in Central Park.