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Patricia McCaffrey

Regarded as one of the world’s most sought after vocal technicians, Trish McCaffrey is currently on the vocal faculties of the The Curtis Institute of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music, LidalNorth in Oslo, Norway, Berlin Staatsoper Studio, the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Program,  the New Israeli Opera Meitar Opera Studio as well as maintaining a private voice studio in New York City.

For more than twenty-five years, her students have sung in all the major opera houses, festivals and concert halls in the world including The Metropolitan Opera, The Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Vienna State Opera, Berlin State Opera, La Scala, Paris Bastille and Chatelet,  The Salzburg Festival, Bayreuth Festival, Carnegie Hall and the BBC Proms.  They have also distinguished themselves as winners of numerous competitions and awards including the Metropolitan Opera National Council, Tucker Awards, George London Foundation, Marian Anderson, Operalia, Vinas, ARD, Gerda Lissner, Puccini Foundation, Das Lied International Art-Song Competition as well as the Grammy Awards.

In addition to teaching a classical music technique for singing, Trish McCaffrey also teaches Broadway and Pop performers who appear on Broadway, in Motion Pictures, Television and Commercials.  She has also prepared numerous students who hold voice positions at many colleges and universities in the United States and Europe.

Mezzo-Soprano Patricia McCaffrey has sung at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Miami Opera, Zürich Opera, The Wexford Festival, Starlight Musicals and other venues throughout the world.   She is most noted for her portrayals of the title role in CARMEN, Eboli in DON CARLO, Brangäne in TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Santuzza in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, Octavian in DER ROSENKAVALIER, the Composer in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, Amneris in AIDA and Charlotte in WERTHER and Herodias in SALOME.

She has served on the voice faculties of Arizona State University, University of Minnesota, University of Michigan and The Hartt School of Music and has taught at the young artist programs and studios of The Santa Fe Opera, Ravinia Steans Institute, Berlin Staatsoper the New Israeli Opera Studio, Intermezzo Foundation in Hartford, Connecticut and Brugge, Belgium, International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy as well as the Israeli Vocal Arts Institute in Tel-Aviv, Israel.