CALENDAR

 JAN 6 - 9 TBA, 2020 

CO-PRESENTER- deferred

National Opera Association National Conference  
Cleveland OH

"The Unflappable Pianist" - Co-Presenters: Darryl Cooper, Louise Lofquist

A Pianists and Conductors Collaborative Initiative Presentation

https://www.noa.org/

 OCT 17 - 18, 2020 

RESIDENCY

LATOUR Voice Studios
Las Vegas, NV

 

Online residency to teach Performance Techniques, Audition Techniques, Learning & Teaching Styles, and Creating a Three-Year Plan.

www.thelatourvoicestudios.com

 NOV 17, 2020 

GUEST ARTIST

Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN

 

Online seminar:  Creating a Three-Year Plan

www.apsu.edu

 SEP 4 - OCT 23, 2020 

RESIDENCY & PASTICHE OPERA

Peabody Conservatory - John Hopkins University 
Baltimore, MD

Create and direct a pastiche opera film addressing Isolation. Created online with Peabody Institute students. 

www.peabody.jhu.edu/

 OCT 20, 2020 

MASTER CLASS - postponed

California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA

 

Master Class for CSUN opera students on Audition Techniques with Mock Auditions.

https://www.csun.edu/mike-curb-arts-media-communication/music/opera-curriculum

 SEP 8, 2020 

SEMINAR - CAREER PLANNING

California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA

 

Online seminar for opera students to learn how to  Create a Three-Year Career Plan.

https://www.csun.edu/mike-curb-arts-media-communication/music/opera-curriculum

 AUG 26, 2020 

MASTER CLASS

Delta State University- cancelled  
Cleveland, MS

 

Guest Artist to work with Opera Workshop students on Performance Techniques, and Improvisation for Pianists

Delta State University

 JUL 6-17, 2020 

FACULTY

CoOPERAtive Program
Princeton NJ

On faculty to teach Audition Techniques, Making A Three-Year Plan, Rehearsal Techniques, and Playing with Drama to singers and pianists in the 2020 program.

CoOPERATIVE Program

 JUL 10-14, 2020 

CLINICIAN

Music Teachers' Association of California 
Los Angeles CA

Three online sessions: Learning and Teaching Styles, Musical Improvisation, and co-teaching with Dr. Paula Thomson "Working with Students with Trauma". 

MTAC 2020 Convention

 JUN 13, 2020 

MASTER CLASS

James Toland Vocal Arts Vocal Competition - cancelled  
Oakland CA

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

www.jamestolandvocalarts.org

APR 20 - MAY 6, 2020 

RESIDENCY & PASTICHE OPERA - postponed  

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY
San Diego, CA

 

Co-create and co-direct a pastiche opera on a to-be-determined social issue. 

https://music.sdsu.edu/

 APR 2, 2020 

FACULTY SEMINAR - cancelled 

Orange County School for the Arts
Orange County, CA

Work with vocal, choral, acting, dance, theory faculty on incorporating Improvisation skills and concepts into lessons, rehearsals, and performances.

www.ocsarts.net

 FEB 24 - 27, 2020 

ON-AIR TALENT COACH

A&E Network/Big Fish Entertainment
New York, NY

 

Coaching on-air talent at A&E/Big Fish Entertainment.

http://www.bigfishusa.com/

 JAN 11, 2020 

PRESENTER

National Opera Association National Conference
Cleveland OH

Session:  "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/

 OCT 2 - 3, 2019 

RESIDENCY

Syracuse University Setnor School of Music
Syracuse NY

 

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/

 SEPT 30, 2019 

RESIDENCY

Ithaca College School of Music
Ithaca NY

 

One-day residency on Performance Techniques and Musical Improvisation.

https://www.ithaca.edu/

 SEPT 27 - 28, 2019 

RESIDENCY

Peabody Conservatory - John Hopkins University
Baltimore MD

 

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

https://peabody.jhu.edu/

 SEPT 23 - 24, 2019 

RESIDENCY

Santa Monica College
Santa Monica CA

 

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

www.smc.edu

 SEPT 18 - 20, 2019 

RESIDENCY &  PASTICHE OPERA 

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

 

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

 JUN 18 - 19, 2019 

CLINICIAN

Cooper Voice Studio Boutique Broadway
New York City, NY

 

Performance Techniques, Mock Auditions, Musical Improvisation

Pianist for Musical Theatre Showcase at National Opera Center

 

Cooper Voice Studio Boutique Broadway

 MAR 1, 2019 

CAREER PLAN SEMINAR

California State University, Northridge
Northridge, CA

 

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

www.csun.edu/music

 MAR 19, 2019 

RESIDENCY

Biola University
Los Angeles, CA

 

Performance Techniques, Musical Improvisation, and Master Classes.

www.biola.edu

 FEB 18, 2019 

ON-AIR TALENT COACH

NJTV
Newark, NJ

 

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

www.njtvonline.org/

 FEB 17, 2019 

NYC WINTER SESSION

Shetler Studios & Theatres
New York, NY

 

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

 

 FEB 11-12, 2019 

RESIDENCY

Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Boston, MA

 

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

 JAN 3, 2019 

PRESENTER

National Opera Association Conference
Salt Lake City, UT

 

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

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

 

www.noa.org

 JAN 3, 2019 

ADJUDICATOR

National Opera Association Conference
Salt Lake City, UT

 

Adjudicator for NOA Collegiate Scenes Competition Finalists

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

 

www.noa.org

 OCT 23 & 30, 2018 

RESIDENCY

Orange County School for the Arts
Orange County, CA

Performance Techniques and Audition Skills for graduating seniors. 

www.ocsarts.net

 OCT 20 - 21, 2018 

RESIDENCY

LATOUR Voice Studios
Las Vegas, NV

 

Master Classes, Musical Improvisations, Coachings, and Mock Auditions

www.thelatourvoicestudios.com

 OCT 16, 2018 

RESIDENCY

Orange County School for the Arts
Santa Ana, CA

 

Performance Techniques and Audition Skills for graduating seniors. 

www.ocsarts.net 

 OCT 9, 2018 

MASTER CLASS

Mater Dei High School
Santa Ana, CA

 

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

www.materdei.org

 JUN 3 - JUL 23, 2018 

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

OperaWorks Summer Intensive Programs
Northridge, CA

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

 MAY 11, 2018 

RESIDENCY

Lamont School of Music, University of Denver
Denver, CO

 

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

 MAY 4 & 6, 2018 

CONCERTS

Fine Tuned Society
Boulder & Denver, CO

 

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

 APR 16 - 23 2018 

RESIDENCY

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Brownsville, TX

 

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

© 2020 by Ann Baltz. Photos: Shawn Flint Blair.