Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty are successful singers, vocal coaches, conductors and pedagogues who have careers in leading opera houses and universities in Germany and throughout Europe.

Damon Nestor Ploumis

Damon Nestor Ploumis

General Director

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Michelle McKenzie

Michelle McKenzie

Director of Communications & Administration

Olaf Storbeck

Olaf Storbeck

Conductor and Coach

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste

Marie-Elise Boyer

Marie-Elise Boyer

Coach

Hamburgische Staatstheater

Robert Dean

Robert Dean

Vocal Instructor and Coach

National Opera Studio

Jean-Christophe Charron

Jean-Christophe Charron

Coach

Komische Oper Berlin

Vito Cristofaro

Vito Cristofaro

Coach

Oldenburgisches Staatstheater

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Steve Davislim

Steve Davislim

Vocal Instructor

Semperoper Dresden

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Michael Dißmeier

Michael Dißmeier

German Diction Coach

Theater Altenburg-Gera

Jeanette-Favaro Reuter

Jeanette-Favaro Reuter

Vocal Instructor

Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig

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Byron Knutson

Byron Knutson

Coach

Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin

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Catherine Foster

Catherine Foster

Vocal Instructor

Deutsche Oper Berlin and Bayreuther Festspiele

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Ansgar Hüning

Ansgar Hüning

Vocal Instructor

Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landestheater

Erkki Korhonen

Erkki Korhonen

Coach

Finnish National Opera

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Fiona Macleod

Fiona Macleod

Coach

Staatstheater Mainz

Carlos Montané

Carlos Montané

Distinguished Professor

Jacobs School of Music Indiana University

Katharina Schröter

Katharina Schröter

German Instructor

Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena

Michael Schütze

Michael Schütze

Coach

Hochschule für Musik Dresden

Jonathon Swinard

Jonathon Swinard

Coach

 Scottish Opera    Garsington Opera

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Jason Weaver

Jason Weaver

Coach

Symphoniker Hamburg