© 2019 by Ann Baltz. Photos: Shawn Flint Blair.

CALENDAR

 JUL 20-24, 2020 

On faculty to teach Audition Techniques and Making A Three-Year Plan to participants in the 2020 program.

CoOPERATIVE Program

FACULTY

CoOPERAtive Program
Princeton NJ

 JUN 13, 2020 

Master class for the seven Tier II finalists in the Competition.

www.jamestolandvocalarts.org

MASTER CLASS

James Toland Vocal Arts Vocal Competition
Oakland CA

 JAN 8-11, 2020 

(specific date & time TBD)

"Opera Improvisation: It's just full of surprises!"

 

Interactive session introduces collaborative exercises designed to increase listening sensitivity, harmonic awareness, vocal expression, and emotional connection to music and text.

https://www.noa.org/

PRESENTER

National Opera Association National Conference
Cleveland OH

 OCT 2-3, 2019 

 

Two-day residency for teachers and students including Performance Techniques, Career Planning, Holistic Pedagogy (for Vocal Pedagogy class), an all-department Improvisation session, and a public live-stream master class.

https://www.syracuse.edu/

RESIDENCY

Syracuse University Setnor School of Music
Syracuse NY

 SEPT 30, 2019 

 

One-day residency on Performance Techniques and Musical Improvisation.

https://www.ithaca.edu/

RESIDENCY

Ithaca College School of Music
Ithaca NY

 SEPT 27-28, 2019 

 

Two-day residency on Performance Techniques, Musical Improvisation, Career Planning and Marketing for Singers.

https://peabody.jhu.edu/

RESIDENCY

Peabody Conservatory - John Hopkins University
Baltimore MD

 SEPT 23-24, 2019 

 

Residency focused on preparing SMC students with Auditions Class and Career Planning.

www.smc.edu

RESIDENCY

Santa Monica College
Santa Monica CA

 SEPT 18-20, 2019 

 

Resident Artist and Featured Guest of the Helen McMaster Endowed Professorship in Vocal and Choral Studies. 

 

Two packed days for Performance Techniques, Musical Improvisation, Audition Preparation, Career Planning, and a Pastiche Opera created with the students.

https://events.bgsu.edu/event/ann_baltz_mcmaster_series_residency

RESIDENT ARTIST & FEATURED GUEST

Bowling Green State University, College of Musical Arts
Bowling Green, OH

 JUN 18-19, 2019 

 

Performance Techniques, Mock Auditions, Musical Improvisation

Pianist for Musical Theatre Showcase at National Opera Center

 

Cooper Voice Studio Boutique Broadway

CLINICIAN

Cooper Voice Studio Boutique Broadway
New York City, NY

 MAR 19, 2019 

 

Performance Techniques, Musical Improvisation, and Master Classes.

www.biola.edu

RESIDENCY

Biola University
Los Angeles, CA

 MAR 1, 2019 

 

How to create a career plan, develop time management skills, and how to budget for the cost of their careers.

www.csun.edu/music

GUEST LECTURER

California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA

 FEB 17, 2019 

 

Communication techniques for New Jersey's public television station anchors, correspondents and producers.

www.njtvonline.org/

ON-AIR TALENT TRAINING SESSION

NJTV
Newark, NJ

 FEB 17, 2019 

 

Teacher Seminar on the Holistic Pedagogy methods used at OperaWorks for over 30 years and with thousands of singers nationwide. 

 

NYC WINTER SESSION

Shetler Studios & Theatres
New York, NY

 FEB 11-12, 2019 

 

Audition Techniques, Performance Techniques, and Learning and Teaching Styles in Vocal Pedagogy.

RESIDENCY

Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Boston, MA

 JAN 3, 2019 

 

"​Pastiche Productions: Making Opera Personal for 21st Century Students"

Co-presenters: David Ronis, Daniel Hunter-Holly, Catherine Compton

 

www.noa.org

PRESENTER

National Opera Association Conference
Salt Lake City, UT

 JAN 3, 2019 

 

Adjudicator for NOA Collegiate Scenes Competition Finalists

Co-adjudicators: James Bobick; Carla Rae Cooke; Darla Diltz; Shelby VanNordstrand

 

www.noa.org

ADJUDICATOR

National Opera Association Conference
Salt Lake City, UT

 OCT 23 & 30, 2018 

Performance Techniques and Audition Skills for graduating seniors. 

www.ocsarts.net

RESIDENCY

Orange County School for the Arts
Orange County, CA

 OCT 20 - 21, 2018 

 

Master Classes, Musical Improvisations, Coachings, and Mock Auditions

www.thelatourvoicestudios.com

RESIDENCY

LATOUR Voice Studios
Las Vegas, NV

 OCT 16, 2018 

 

Performance Techniques and Audition Skills for graduating seniors. 

www.ocsarts.net 

RESIDENCY

Orange County School for the Arts
Santa Ana, CA

 OCT 9, 2018 

 

​Performance Techniques and Musical Theatre Master Class and work with individual students in creating stronger performances.

www.materdei.org

MASTER CLASS

Mater Dei High School
Santa Ana, CA

 JUN 3 - JUL 23, 2018 

Oversee three intensive program's staff, faculty, and participants. Teach Performance Techniques, Music Improvisation, Career Planning, and co-create final pastiche production.  

www.operaworks.org

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

OperaWorks Summer Intensive Programs
Northridge, CA

 MAY 11, 2018 

 

All day residency for the Lamont School of Music at University of Denver.  Performance Techniques, Music Improvisation, Master Classes, and Career Planning.

www.du.edu

RESIDENCY

Lamont School of Music, University of Denver
Denver, CO

 MAY 4 & 6, 2018 

 

Two collaborative concerts with soprano Christie Conover, mezzo Kristin Gornstein, and Ryan Drickey on violin/fiddle.  The program includes music from each soloist's background - Sweden, Jewish, Wyoming, New Mexico - and musical improvisations.

www,finetunedsociety.org

CONCERTS

Fine Tuned Society
Boulder & Denver, CO

 APR 16 - 23 2018 

 

Co-create and direct a pastiche opera based on their university students' bi-lingual, bi-cultural experiences in a school on the US-Mexico border. The project will culminate in two performances followed by talkbacks with the cast and directors about the creative process.

Co-creators: Daniel Hunter-Holly, Catherine Compton

www.utrgv.edu

www.valleymorningstar.com

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Brownsville, TX