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Martin Vacha


University of Music Wien
European Voice Teachers Association

Teaching languages: German | English

Martin Vácha, born in Wiener Neustadt, early education in schools with music as emphasis; further education with diplomas in Voice, Voice Pedagogy and Solo Voice Performance in Vienna, graduate degree in Arts Management in Hamburg, Dr. Phil. (doctoral thesis subject concerning the singer’s profession), all degrees graduated with high honors; courses in Operetta, Church Music (organ) and Adult Education; Masterclasses and private lessons with Prof. Helga Meyer-Wagner, Prof. Cornelius Reid, Prof. Noelle Turner (musical theatre) und Prof. Sebastian Vittucci.

Voice type lyric baritone; first engagements at the Volksoper Vienna and the Salzburg Festival; present main focus on lied and oratorio, Performances as a soloist e.g. at the Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein, Vienna Konzerthaus, MuTh, Radiokulturhaus Vienna, Ernst Krenek Forum Krems, Landesgalerie Linz, Konzerthaus Berlin and at the Alto Adige Festival; vast lied and oratorio repertoire; concerts with the pianists Nina Violetta Aichner, Margarete Babinsky, István Bonyhády, Sigurd Hennemann, Ines Schüttengruber, Darya Volkova and with the guitarist Alexander Swete; opera, operetta and musical theatre productions, e.g. Die Fledermaus (Strauß) the role of Falke.

Professor at the  University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (MDW) – Department for Voice, also courses given in research and supervisor of theses; various masterclasses in Austria, Slovenia, Montenegro and Japan; author, lecturer and jury member; management of the Voice Academy Baden/Austria and President of EVTA-Austria.

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