Stephen De Maio
Jurist - 2016 Serge & Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Awards
Stephen De Maio is the President of the Gerda Lissner Foundation, the Administrative/Artistic Director of the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, Artistic Adviser of The Giulio Gari Foundation and the Loren L. Zachary Society For The Performing Arts, Assistant Director of the Musicians Emergency Fund, and is on the Advisory Board of The Martina Arroyo Foundation, Opera Index, and Opera at Florham (Fairleigh Dickinson University). He continues to serve on numerous juries for world renowned international vocal competitions and has received a number of awards, including The New York Crystal Apple for Outstanding Service to the New York Community and the World of Music presented by Our Town newspaper.
The following is a link to an article in Opera News, which give a good picture of Mr. De Maio's position in the world of opera and vocal competitions: