The following students attended the 1996 New Zealand Opera School:

Mary Aston
Fiona Avery
Susan Boland
Fiona Ferense
Gina Sanders
Natasha Burton
Carmel Carroll
Anne Lamont-Low
Linden Loader
Phillipa Reade
Virginia-Marie Stack
Raynard Blampied
Darren Phelan
Richard Weston
Paul Chappory
Ben Makisi
Simon O'Neill