Artists in Residence

INDIVIDUAL COACHING: Participants receive frequent coaching sessions in voice and piano as preparation for master-class performance. In addition, intensive training in German elocution is provided in two stages:
1) individual coaching in the fundamentals of traditional „stage German”, leading to professionally acceptable pronunciation;
2) coaching in formal recitation of lyric poetry with Viennese actors and actresses.

WOLFGANG DOSCH
Wolfgang Dosch is an Austrian stage director, singer, and actor, especially known for his productions at major houses throughout Austria and Germany. Professor of Opera and Drama at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna, Mr. Dosch serves as Head of Academic Programme Classical Operetta.

Wolfgang Dosch

CYNTHIA HOFFMANN
One of America’s premier voice teachers and an expert in Alexander Technique. Member of the voice faculties of Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School, where she served as Chair from 1995 to 2006.


Frans Huijts

GABRIELE JACOBY
Gaby Jacoby is one of Austria's most famous actresses, starring in both stage productions and in musicals at all major theaters as well as in films and television.

REINHOLD SCHAFFRATH
MICHAEL McMAHON
The pianist and vocal coach Michael McMahon, Professor at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, is one of Canada's foremost accompanists and an illustrious mentor of the Lied repertoire.
MICHAEL McMAHON

WALTRAUD ÖSTERREICHER
The Austrian actress Waltraud Österreicher is a professional training specialist whose seminars in the techniques of imaginative expression for the performer are much in demand.

WALTRAUD ÖSTERREICHER

REINHOLD SCHAFFRATH
A native of northern Germany, Dr. Reinhold Schaffrath is an experienced actor, singer, voice teacher, and stage director, whose hobbies include the writing of poetry.

REINHOLD SCHAFFRATH
BENNO SCHOLLUM
Benno Schollum, an international authority in German singing diction, teaches at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, and is well-known internationally as a baritone concert soloist.
BENNO SCHOLLUM
ARMIN ZANNER
Born in Scotland to German and Scottish parents, Armin Zanner is a baritone and currently Head of Vocal Studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, as well as Artistic Director of the Franz-Schubert-Institut.
ARMIN ZANNER

 

 

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