Testimonials

What Participants have said about the TOP

My German was a shambles before I went to the Tyrolean Opera Program. The classes were great, and reinforced by having to use my German every day. When I came back to school my coaches were astounded at my progress. Thank you!
Megan Candio, TOP 2005

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What Participants have said about the Master Classes

The Master Class on the German Fach System with Marita Knobel and Brigitte Steinert was incredibly helpful. I have a much better idea of how to prepare myself for auditioning in Germany and Austria.
Tricia Van Ee, University of Minnesota

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What the Audiences have said

Das einzige Problem mit diesem Konzert war – es war zu kurz!
Zuschauerin

The only problem with the concert was it was too short!

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What Students & Colleagues have said about Elizabeth Bachman

I learned so much about movement, holding my stature, circle of focus and range of motion! I am so pleased with everything I am walking away with. The stagings really have opened my eyes to interpretation and development of character.
James Kryshak, TOP 2006

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What Students & Colleagues have said about the TOP Faculty

The best part was daily coachings with Kathryn Wright of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. I learned SO much!
Tricia van Ee, Minneapolis, MN

Korby has been the most significant force in my singing life. She has an amazing passion for the craft of singing, and an expert’s knowledge of vocal technique. Her artistic and technical mastery is evident in her performing as well as her teaching, and she generously shares all she knows with her students. Her humor, open-mindedness and warmth blend with her expertise to create a truly exceptional voice teacher.
Molly Holleran, Tucson, AZ

Korby is a great enrichment for the Top Opera program. Her power, her professionalism and her great ability to motivate singers is a perfect gift for every member of the opera program. Korby is not just a really good singing coach and pianist, but also a great personality and a wonderful part of the Achensee opera family.
Barbara Tschugmell, Schruns, Vorarlberg

TOP certainly changed my life! I cannot thank you enough.
Caitlin Cisler, Madison, WI

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