Capitalizing upon the changing landscape in classical music and a desire to provide bespoke services and individualized attention, Kristin Cowdin founded Sempre Artists in 2016. The boutique management company is dedicated to promoting the artists on its thoughtfully curated roster with unparalleled energy, creativity, and integrity.
To our artists, Sempre Artists affords the forward-thinking ingenuity that is imperative to all stages of their professional artistic paths.
Kristin is dedicated to the identification of unique and compelling talents and the subsequent craftsman-like care required to grow a career from its incipient phase onward to the great operatic and concert stages of the world. Her goal for clients is a marriage of enduring professional success and personal artistic fulfillment.
To producers and presenters, Sempre Artists offers a concurrent commitment based on experience and long-standing relationships.
We look forward to years filled with the inspiring performances that are the result of the union between our artists with opera companies and symphony orchestras worldwide.
About Kristin Cowdin
Kristin Cowdin brings over fifteen years of dedicated experience in artist management to Sempre Artists, of which she is the founding President and Artist Manager. Prior to establishing the company, she was Artist Manager at Guy Barzilay Artists and held previous positions with Barrett Artists and the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. She concurrently serves as a consultant for artistic planning for Teatro Nuovo, working alongside Will Crutchfield, and previously held the same position at for three seasons at Bel Canto at Caramoor. Committed to nurturing the next generation of singers, she has been a judge for the vocal competitions of Opera Birmingham, Fort Worth Opera (Marguerite McCammon), Opera Columbus (Irma M. Cooper), and has also adjudicated the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Awards. She has given master classes and workshops for young artists programs and training institutions that include Los Angeles Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Utah Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Seagle Music Colony, McGill University, Boston Conservatory, Potomac Vocal Institute, Bel Canto in Tuscany, New World School for the Arts, National Association of Teachers of Singing, as well as several times at Classical Singer magazine’s annual convention. Additionally, she has joined OPERA America as a panelist for its Feedback Auditions and Making Connections series.
Ms. Cowdin is a frequent feature article contributor to Opera magazine, certified mediator for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts’ MediateArt program, and past grant panelist for the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She earned a Master of Arts in performing arts administration from New York University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in music and English from Hollins University, where she has returned as an invited panelist for the university’s C3: Career Connection Conference.