During the more than 20 years of its existence, over 400 up-and-coming opera singers have attended the New Zealand Opera School. Some have come two, or even three, times and their comments concerning their experiences confirm that the School is ‘making a difference’.

Here are some of their names:  
Simon O’Neill
Benjamin Makisi
Susan Boland
Gina Sanders
Carmel Carroll
Philip Rhodes
Andrew Glover
Matthew Landreth
Kristen Darragh
Madeleine Pierard
Wendy Dawn Thompson (as a mentor)
Kate Lineham
Amelia Berry
Julia Booth
Xing Xing Wang
Stephen Diaz
Darren Pene Pati
Hadleigh Adams
Dr Morag Atchison