Martin Vácha, born in Wiener Neustadt, school 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. with a doctoral thesis about the singer’s profession, all degrees graduated with high honors; courses in Operetta, Church Music (organ) and Adult Education; master classes 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, 2021 at Carinthian Summer; 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. First pedagogical experiences as voice teacher at music schools in Lower Austria; later at the Vienna Conservatory in both departments Voice and Musical Theatre; now Professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts (MDW) – Department for Voice; various masterclasses in Austria, Slovenia and Japan; wide experience as manager of artistic and educational projects and as a member of university, national and international boards; e.g. management of the Voice Academy Baden/Austria and the 10th International Congess of Voice Teachers/ICVT 2021 in Vienna; jury member and supervisor.