OUR GOAL IS TO BRING
THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF ESTABLISHED
INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
ELIZABETH DE TREJO
Creator of the Studio De Trejo, Soprano and former President of the Executive Board of Directors of Joy In Singing, the Art Song Institute, A Voice Faculty member of The Curtis Institute In Philadelphia, Elizabeth De Trejo is trailblazing a new path in the sphere of classical voice.
De Trejo is a graduate of the Yale University School of Music,
winner of numerous awards including the Gerda Lissner Opera competition, MacAllister Opera Competition, the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the Jenny Lind Soprano Competition, the Rosa Ponselle Competition, the Giulio Gari Foundation Opera Competition and the Liederkranz Foundation Competition.
Televised nationally on PBS live, The American Tenors, a Sony Classical Recording Artist, performed with opera theaters internationally, a degree in communications, director in film and stage, a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, a champion in Taekwondo and a father. Mauricio Trejo is a leading expert in helping people realize their full potential through building their artistic personas.
Mr. Trejo has also been featured in television performances in a nationwide airing on PBS and on TV Azteca in Mexico. In August 2016 Mr. Trejo received a full scholarship to further and expand his Wagnerian Tenor repertoire at the Lotte Lehmann Akademie where he also perform concerts in Germany.
Eve Queler, the internationally renowned conductor, is recognized as a pioneer in the world of opera.
As a guest conductor of many European and South American orchestras, as well as through her work as music director of The Opera Orchestra of New York, she has conducted high-quality
performances of seldom-heard operatic masterpieces, featuring internationally acclaimed stars.
Maestro Queler recently received the nation’s highest honor for lifetime achievement in the field of opera, as the 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Lifetime Achievement in Opera award recipient.
ACCADEMIA NAZIONALE DI BELCANTO ITALIANO®
MATTIA PELI is born in Parma in 1977, he grew up musically at the Parma Conservatoire "A. Boito". He studied: Violin with Prof. Alessandro Simoncini (Nuovo Quartetto Italiano), graduating in June 1998, under the guidance of Prof. Grazia Serradimigni (Quintetto Materassi); Composition, obtaining the 7th year Level in 1999 under the guidance of Maestro Emilio Ghezzi (afterwards Headmaster of the Parma Conservatoire) and Piano (till the 10th year course), graduating in June 2001 in piano (Diploma ABRSM in Piano Performing) "with distinction" by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, London.
ASTREA AMADUZZI is born in Teramo in 1971, she particularly excels at belcanto repertoire from Baroque to XX Century. She studied transverse flute with Livio Libbi at CEDEM in Teramo and Singing first with Tenor Gaspare Cantoresi and Chorus Master Ennio Vetuschi, and then with Soprano Carmela Remigio. She perfected her skills with musicians of international fame such as Leone Magiera, Pavarotti's favourite piano accompanist and conductor, Claudio Desderi, Biancamaria Casoni, Barbara Demaio and Enzo Dara.
Scott Carlton is a singer, pianist, voice teacher and coach with over 30 years’ experience in the classical and operatic fields. After voice and piano study at the University of Southern California, he moved to Cologne, Germany where he worked as a translator/audience researcher for Radio Deutsche Welle.
After a period of transition from baritone to tenor, and after further operatic training at Aspen
Opera Theatre and the Brooklyn College Opera Theater, he appeared with numerous regional companies on the West Coast (Max in Krenek’s Jonny Spielt Auf, Satyavān in Holst’s Savitri, the Herald in Verdi’s Don Carlo) and East Coast (Alfredo, Ferrando, Sam Kaplan in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene, the Male Chorus in Britten’s Rape of Lucretia) in addition to numerous appearances in recital and oratorio.
Ms. Saint-Gil has been frequently invited to give master classes and is also the author of several books on French diction. She has served as a judge for several major vocal competitions including the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition at the Metropolitan Opera. She was also recently commissioned to write the film score for a documentary on James Salter by the Checkerboard Film Foundation.
In addition to her continuing work as assistant conductor to James Conlon at Los Angeles Opera and her position as coach at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, Ms Saint-Gil is also expanding into symphonic and opera conducting projects of her own. Since her debut in 2017 conducting La traviata she has added Aida, Tosca, and the Verdi Requiem to her repertoire.
Maestro Giovanni Reggioli is a critically acclaimed opera and orchestral conductor whose influence extends over five continents. Among his many credits are positions at Teatro alla Scala, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Accademia Guiseppe Verdi, Orchestra da Camara di Firenze, the Metropolitan Opera,
Washington National Opera, New York City Opera, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Opera de Québec, Orchestra Symphonique de Québec, the National Arts Center Orchestra of Ottawa, Ópera de Caracas, Ópera de Colombia, the New National Theater of Tokyo, Opera Australia, Queensland Opera, Orchestra Victoria, and Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Always attracted by poetry and the word-music relationship, Dario Vagliengo has since his beginnings recognized two privileged fields of activity and research in the Italian Recitativo and in the German Lied. The encounters with artists such as Renato Capecchi and Alessandro Corbelli were decisive in the field of Italian Music, while for German Lied and French Mélodie the pianists Irwin Gage
and Dalton Baldwin, and, more recently, the Baritone Wolfgang Holzmair represented an inexhaustible source of inspiration.
Graduated in Piano and Composition in Turin, his hometown, he later obtained a diploma in “Lied Interpretation” with honorable mention at the Musikhochschule in Zürich under the guidance of Irwin Gage.