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Richardson Diane Richardson

 Associate Professor, Vocal Coach


Associate professor of music - part-time (vocal literature, accompanying and coaching). BM Oberlin College; MA Teachers College Columbia University. Professional training at the Juilliard School studying vocal repertoire with Sergius Kagen, Robert Starer and piano with Adele Marcus. Studies at the Mozarteum, in Salzburg, Austria, and L'Universita Per Stranieri in Perugia, Italy. Toured extensively with leading artists throughout the United States and Europe. For more than a decade, an assistant conductor with the New York City Opera Company. Taught five years at the Yale School of Music. Served as assistant conductor in the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto, Italy; associated with the Santa Fe Opera Festival and the Spoleto USA Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, since its inception in 1977. Holds concurrent faculty appointments at the Juilliard School and at Binghamton University. Member of the music faculty since 1983.

Last Updated: 9/9/16