Spontaneous Russian Opera Workshop faculty reunion. From left Ghena, Sharon and Michele. We attended Curtis Opera Theatre's opening of IOLANTA. I had a blast preparing the opera. So xappy for my Curtis students, both casts were exceptional!
Dr. Sharon Bain, Lecturer in Russian language at the Bryn Mawr College, joins Russian Opera Workshop
Sharon Bain teaches Russian language at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. She received her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College in Second Language Acquisition in 2004, having previously studied Russian at Herzen State Pedagogical Institute in St. Petersburg and in the Russian Language Teachers Program at Moscow State University. Dr. Bain has also taught beginning and intermediate Russian at the University of Delaware and served as the Director of the Virginia Governor’s Russian Academy, a 3-week summer language program for high school students, held at Virginia Commonwealth University.
In addition to teaching Russian language, Sharon Bain teaches courses on Russian and Eastern European folklore, Russian and Soviet cultural history, and Russian memoirs. She also serves as Co-Director of the Bryn Mawr Russian Flagship Program, an accelerated language-learning track designed to help students attain professional-level proficiency in Russian during their undergraduate career.
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