Speakers

Introducing

Copera

The Speakers

Rebecca L. Mahan

 

 

Retired Police Officer, Author, Columnist, Radio Show Personaliy

Rebecca was employed for over 10 years as a law enforcement officer and was a field training officer.

She has spent over 20 years studying domestic violence and working with victims of various traumatic events. She has spent many years working directly with others to be successful in their independent business goals. She is an author and host of several radio shows. Rebecca was a columnist for over 7 years at a community college and is currently a columnist with Communities Digital News.

Her education includes: associates degrees in Christian Studies, General Education, General Business Management, and Law Enforcement. Bachelor’s degrees in Church Ministry and Occupational Studies -Vocational Arts. Master’s degree in Biblical Studies. Currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Philosophy of Theology program.

Rebecca has combined her knowledge and experience to create “The V.O.T.E., Victims Overcoming Traumatic Events, Program for those exposed to domestic violence and other traumatic events. Her goal is to assist law enforcement, first responders, and others to save lives, reduce injury, and help others to move forward to healthier lifestyles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hallie Neill

 

 

 

 

Opera Singer, Crossover Artist, Writer, Radio Personality

 

"Soprano Hallie Neill is a rapturous singing actress..."​ (The New York Times)

 

Hallie has worked as a singer, actress and playwright in opera, musicals and recordings for Nonesuch Records, operatic voice over artist for feature film, and entertainer, writer, co-producer and radio personality for “Copera” and “Copera’s Corner” radio show.

Beginning her career as a singing waitress and singing telegram performer, Hallie left sunny San Diego for the wilds of Alaska working for the Alyeska Pipeline to support her dream of singing on the operatic stage.

 

Professional light opera and musical theatre roles led to her grand opera debut in New York City in the leading role in “La Traviata” for an audience of 20,000 in Central Park with the New York Grand Opera.

 

She has since appeared in over 35 countries from Hong Kong to Dubai, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and with regional opera companies throughout the US.

A noted playwright, Hallie was featured on the 50th Annual Grammy Awards Entry List for “Best Musical Show Album” for her first script, starring opposite her husband, Metropolitan Opera baritone Theodore Lambrinos in “A Scandalous Affair” throughout the US including Lincoln Center and the Players Club in New York City.

 

As a spokesperson and humanitarian Miss Neill has appeared on FOX NEWS TV with Kelly Wright’s “Beyond the Dream” series to advocate for the Coats 4 Kurdistan initiative to aid over 2million refugees in Northern Iraq; with Chuck Scarborough, News 4 New York, NBC for a disease awareness program and as an Ambassador/Spokesperson for Women at Risk (WAR) International, to aid in their work to help victims of human trafficking.

 

Hallie is currently creating an inspiring new Broadway style musical about faith, dreams and the power of music.