Joan Dornemann

Joan Dornemann

Joan Dornemann is the founder of the International Vocal Arts Institute (formerly Israel Vocal Arts Institute) (http://www.ivai.org/israel.htm), a summer program for young professionals that focuses on improving performance and audition capabilities. [see ad p.10]. She is also an assistant conductor at the Metropolitan Opera and has written the book Complete Preparation: A Guide to Auditioning for Opera, which is available on Amazon.com.


Getting from Here to There

Classical Singer’s 2004 Coach of the Year, Joan Krueger, cited this article as “one of the most inspiring” she has ever read. In honor of our 2005 Coach of the Year, here are excerpts from a written master class by Ms. Dornemann, reprinted from the CS Archives, January 2004. For the full article, visit our archives at www.classicalsinger.com.

Getting from Here to There

Summer programs are one place you can go to work with Metropolitan Opera coaches and conductors. We asked one of our favorites (the founder of the International Vocal Arts Institute) to give a written master class to you!