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Timothy Steele

  • Opera Studies

Timothy Steele is an active vocal coach, pianist, and conductor, and is currently in his 21st year on the opera faculty at New England Conservatory.

He has conducted for outreach tours with Boston Lyric Opera, and is a former music director for Opera Providence. He has served as assistant conductor/pianist for over 120 productions with 22 companies, including Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Wolf Trap Opera, Central City Opera, and Portland Opera Repertory Theatre. He assisted Opera Boston with the Pulitzer Prize winning opera Madame White Snake, and for three years collaborated with WaterFire-Providence on a unique and popular series of opera evenings.

In Boston he has performed with Emmanuel Music, the Handel and Haydn Society, and the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, among others.

B.M., in piano, summa cum laude, Drake University; M.M. in accompanying, magna cum laude, University of Southern California. Accompanying with Gwendolyn Koldofsky, piano with George Katz, organ with Carl Staplin. Former faculty of Chapman University, Irvine Valley College.

Photo by Andrew Hurlbut


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