Repertoire & Language

Here you can find a list of the instructors for the repertoire and language coaching.

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Vocal Instructors

Vocal instructors including those for regular studies and master classes.

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Master Classes & Theatre

Instructors who will be offering classes in movement, theatricality and wellness.

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Below is a list of instructors both principle and master class, click on the names or the links above for fuller biographies.

Singing Teacher

Ken is bel canto specialist tenor and a doctoral research scholar in Historical Performance Practice at the Royal College of Music London. He has 15 years teaching experience and has students in operas and conservatoires around the world. He regularly presents his academic research at conferences and based on his research he is expected to publish a bel canto singing treatise after his doctorate.

Master Singing Teacher

American tenor Bruce Ford is acknowledged internationally as one of the finest singers of his generation. His exceptionally demanding repertoire is highlighted by many of the most challenging Mozart and bel canto roles, which have brought him consistent acclaim throughout North America and Europe. Numerous major opera houses have revived unjustly neglected works especially for him.

Repertoire & Vocal Coach

Although trained in England she has spent most of her working life as a répétiteur in Italy; At the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and the Teatro Piccolo (Strehler) in Milano, touring China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan Russia and Spain.

For six years she was Maestro di Sala and Maestro al cembalo/fortepiano at the Rossini Opera festival in Pesaro.

Master Classes

Nelly is one of the most versatile artists of our day. Her repertoire extends from Mozart and bel canto to Verdi, Puccini and verismo, to modern Italian opera such as Respighi and Zandonai, taking in French and Russian composers too. As Rodney Milnes wrote in Opera Magazine "this extraordinary diva can sing anything and sing it well ".

Italian Repertoire Coach

Master abilitante presso Facoltà di Scienze Umane (UNIPD) l’Università degli studi di Padova in Didattica, Didattica Speciale e Pedagogia, Pedagogia Speciale. Pedagogia Musicale, Didattica Musicale e Direzione di coro al Conservatorio “Cesare Pollini” di Padova. Inizia, già da allievo del Conservatorio l'attività concertistica in qualità di solista, camerista, organista e pianista accompagnatore di cantanti in ambito lirico, suona nei teatri di: Bologna, Modena, Castelfranco, Vittorio Veneto, Frosinone, Ferrara, Palazzo Reale Milano all’estero Austria. Suona per i decentramenti del Teatro la Fenice, sala Maffeiana del Teatro Filarmonico di Verona, per Festivals, Enti, Associazioni, Ateneo Veneto, Sale Apollinee Teatro la Fenice, Sala Giganti Padova, Circoli Artistici Festivals Organistici.

Repertoire Coach

Janus' playing is both masterful and moving. He is at once sensitive and powerful while eliciting the finest sonority from each note.

Janus has an innate musicality that transcends instruments and inspires the finest singing. His attention to details with the vocal line and uncompromising perfectionism ensures that each voice reaches its potential.


David Parry is acknowledged as an inspirational champion of operatic, concert and symphonic repertoire across a vast range. He has been responsible for the re-appraisal of countless lesser-known compositions in a series of multi-award-winning productions and recordings, featuring some of the world’s finest singers.

Master Classes

Mme. Millo has sung over 180 performances of 15 different roles at her artistic home the Metropolitan Opera. Outside of New York, Mme. Millo has triumphed in the theaters of Frankfurt, Barcelona, Parma, Rome, Bologna, Torino, the Arena di Verona, the Baths of Caracalla, Munich, Berlin, Vienna, Zurich, Paris, Orange, Moscow, Rio de Janero, Sao Paolo, Sanitago, Colon - Buenos Aires and of course La Scala, Milano and many more.

Gerhard Gall

German Language Coach

As a German language coach, Gerhard he has worked with singers of the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the Bayreuther Festspiele, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Cardiff/Welsh International Academy of Voice, and the National Opera Studio, London.

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