OPERA & VOICE

Mitchell Piper

Mitchell Piper

Founding Executive Director

Mitchell Piper's far-reaching accomplishments have positively influenced the careers of young performers for over two decades.

Robin Blauers Piper

Robin Blauers Piper

Artistic/Stage Director

Robin Blauers’ directed the European Premiere of Mark Adamo’s Little Women at the Stadsschouwburg in Bruges, Belgium.

J. David Jackson

J. David Jackson

Music Director/Conductor

Maestro Jackson recently conducted Massenet’s Werther, and Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess at the Metropolitan Opera.

Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet

Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet

Master Teacher/Voice

Dramatic soprano Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet has established herself as a leading force in the German and contemporary repertoires.

Jonathan Beyer

Jonathan Beyer

Master Teacher/Voice

Jonathan Beyer has taught at the Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of Music, and the Chautauqua Institution.

Neal Goren

Neal Goren

Conductor

Conductor Neal Goren was the founder and Artistic Director of Gotham Chamber Opera.

David Gately

David Gately

Stage Director

Stage director David Gately is known for his vivid story-telling and his lively and clever productions.

Patrizia di Paolo

Patrizia di Paolo

Stage Director

Stage director Patrizia di Paolo began her musical career as a pianist and violist.

Jane Robinson

Jane Robinson

Vocal Coach

Jane Robinson is Head of Vocal Coaching and Development at English National Opera, London.

Peter Nilsson

Peter Nilsson

Vocal Coach

Peter began as repetiteur with the Illinois Opera Center and Bowen Park Opera, and later worked at the Lyric Opera Center for Young American Artists.

Lachlan Glen

Lachlan Glen

Vocal Coach

Australian pianist, conductor and voice coach Lachlan Glen performs around Australia, Europe, and the United States, at venues including Wigmore...

Tim Ribchester

Tim Ribchester

Vocal Coach/Conductor

Tim Ribchester is acclaimed for his “passionate commitment to the composer and score.

Alexandra Naumenko

Alexandra Naumenko

Vocal Coach

Alexandra Naumenko has served on the music staff of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Florida Grand Opera, Palm Beach Opera.

Luba Podgayskaya

Luba Podgayskaya

Vocal Coach/Pianist

Luba is a Russian pianist and harpsichordist, working and living in the Netherlands and Central Europe.