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Voice Teacher, Breath Support Specialist

Deborah Birnbaum is an internationally established voice teacher and breath support specialist. Ms. Birnbaum is regularly scheduled for guest teaching engagements at The Metropolitan Opera (Lindemann Young Artist Development Program), San Francisco Opera (Merola Opera Program and Adler Fellowship Program), The Santa Fe Opera, Carnegie Hall Joyce DiDonato Master Classes, The Lyric Opera of Chicago (The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center), Houston Grand Opera Studio, Wolf Trap Opera and The Washington National Opera Cafritz Young Artist Program.

Ms. Birnbaum has conducted Master Classes at many Colleges and Conservatories, including Mannes School of Music, Rice University, Indiana University, Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI), Boston Conservatory Opera, Northwestern University and The San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

In addition, she was the Master Teacher at the World Voice Day sponsored by NATS at Columbia University.

In addition, Ms. Birnbaum has served as a judge for several prestigious vocal competitions including the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Gerda Lissner Foundation, and the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation.


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