Bill and Melinda Brunger/Lynn and Hen Gissel/Ms. Marianne Kah Fellow
Coach for La traviata, The House without a Christmas Tree, The Barber of Seville, and Norma. HGO Studio artist (2017–18).
About the Artist:
Incoming HGO Studio artist Jonathan Gmeinder was most recently a piano fellow for the Vocal Arts Department at the Juilliard School and a coach at the Manhattan School of Music (MSM). He graduated with a master of music degree in vocal accompanying under the tutelage of Warren Jones at MSM. Recent work in opera includes Haydn’s La fedeltà premiata and Handel’s Agrippina at the Juilliard School, and La bohème with Aspen Opera Center. At MSM he was involved in the preparation of the American Musical Theater Ensemble’s productions of A Little Night Music and Defying Gravity: a Steven Schwarz Musical Review. As an undergraduate at Lawrence University, he was assistant conductor for many operas, including Albert Herring, The Fairy-Queen, and The Old Maid and the Thief. Besides his 2017–18 coaching assignments at HGO, he will perform in HGO Studio recitals and other events.