Accomplished. Distinctive. Authentic.
Our artists bring a wealth of talents to help realize your vision on the operatic or concert stage.
The administrative team at ADA Artist Management strives to identify and nurture the careers of the finest vocalists, conductors, directors, and ensembles who excel in a variety of genres and repertoire. Our goal is to be as dedicated to our craft as our clients, and to maintain positive relationships throughout the industry.
Ana De Archuleta—President
Ana De Archuleta has quickly established herself as one of the most sought after managers by rising young artists in the operatic field. Representing a thriving roster of vocalists and conductors worldwide, ADA Artists are seen at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, New York City Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and throughout the United States as well as in Italy, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and France. A business member of Opera America and the American Symphony League, Ana’s vast background in the arts has played a major role in her success. Her work now takes her to companies throughout the United States, where she often works with the Resident Artists in master classes passing on insight into the business aspect of the opera world. She has given seminars at Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music, Westminster Choir College, Lake George Opera, Opera New Jersey, Minnesota Opera, and Wolf Trap Opera among others.
Shawn Marie Jeffery—Artist Manager/Artist Services
Prior to joining the ADA Artist Management team Shawn Marie Jeffery worked as the Director of Education for Opera New Jersey. For that company has she created and directed abridged versions of The Magic Flute, Hansel and Gretel, and The Pirates of Penzance that tour in schools in the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. As a mezzo-soprano, Shawn was a winner of the Heinz Rehfuss Singing Actor’s Award, and was seen throughout the United States in roles ranging from Rossini’s comic heroines Isabella in Italian Girl in Algiers and Rosina in Barber of Seville, to the pants roles of Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, to the tragic Suziki in Madama Butterfly, the Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Bizet’s fiery gypsy Carmen. Concert appearances included Handel’s Messiah, Rachmaninov’s Vespers and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Shawn resides in Connecticut with her husband and two young sons, and is currently adapting an abridged version of La cenerentola for Opera New Jersey for tour in the spring of 2012.
Paul Hopper—Associate Manager of Vocalists/Concerts
A graduate of The Eastman School of Music and The University of Houston, Pennsylvania native Paul Hopper works as Associate Manager of Vocalists/Concerts at ADA Artist Management and Representation. An advocate for light opera and operetta, Paul also serves as Director of Development and board member for Light Opera of New York. Paul helped develop the inaugural educational program at Lakes Area Music Festival in Minnesota, which featured a master class, lecture and workshop series for vocalists and instrumentalists of all ages. As a tenor Paul has also worked with companies includingWolf Trap Opera, The Castleton Festival, The Bar Harbor Music Festival, and has been seen in over 75 performances with The Ohio Light Opera.
Justin Johnson—Coordinator, Special Initiatives
ADA Artist Management & Representation identifies exceptional artists and promotes their careers by thoughtfully pairing innovative talent with music venues and producers around the world.
In keeping with its mission, ADA Artist Management & Representation acknowledges the following:
- ADA represents accomplished artists at all levels in the industry, ranging from emerging professionals to celebrated virtuosi.
- ADA is committed to the continued evolution of our industry and will apply cutting age techniques and technology to the betterment of its clients and customers.
- ADA is dedicated to improving the education, enjoyment and training of the next generation of artists, administrators and audiences.