The following professionals offer coaching for various languages in opera and choral music.

PATRIZIA CONTE, mezzo

Vocal Coach in Italian Lyric Diction/ Italian Song Repertoire
Faculty: Conservatory of the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University
(Use of IPA and study of physicality in the proper pronunciation and enunciation in the singing of Italian vowels and consonants.)
Patrizia Conte Voice Studio

GILLIAN COOKSON

Coach and accompanist. She is familiar with all the standard languages
202/483-0646 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

ANASTASSIA IVANOVA

MM Moscow State Conservatory. DMA University of Maryland. She is available for auditions, recitals, recordings, coaching. Also coaches Russian diction and Russian song/opera repertoire.
240-505-1391 (cell)
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JAMES JELASSIC

703-532-7200
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fulbright Scholar
BM Piano Performance from Eastern Michigan University
MM in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Coaches opera, concert literature, and is excellent as a coach for languages, as well.

GREGORY STUART, baritone

Home studio near Union Station

BM - Ithaca College in Vocal Performance. Further study with Chester O'Bannon, Duane Skrabalak and Gary Race; MFA in Classical Acting - The Shakespeare Theatre Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University. 5+ years teaching experience. Proficient in French and also speak Italian, German and Spanish. Standard American stage dialect (Skinner) with Natalie Baker and at GWU/Academy of Classical Acting.

Offering language coaching, dialect coaching, coaching in American Stage Standard to singers, actors and those wishing to reduce regional or foreign accents.

Contact: Call 202 547-2356 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.