Jennifer Hoppe, pianist , is an active vocal coach based in Phoenix, Arizona. Since 2010, Ms. Hoppe has been on the Metropolitan Opera staff as a score consultant for their “Live in HD” Series. In the same season, she joined the staff of the Dallas Opera for their production of Romeo and Juliet. During her 15 years in New York City, Ms Hoppe maintained a private coaching studio and was also on the music staffs of the Seattle Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Tulsa Opera and Glimmerglass Opera. She has also taught at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, the Westchester Summer Vocal Arts Institute and the Intermezzo Young Artist Development Program.
Ms Hoppe, previously an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix has also been an adjunct professor at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education and has been on staff at the Mannes College of Music. She has also been a performer on the Tuesday Musical Concert Series in Omaha Nebraska, the Donnell Library Concert Series and the MOSA Concert Series in NYC, the Tappen Zee Music Festival and the Town and Gown Concert Series in New Jersey. In 2006 and 2007 she was heard on the Joey Reynolds Show, WOR Radio, NY, with Dicapo Opera Theatre. Ms. Hoppe has performed in recital with esteemed artists Sarah Coburn, Sandra Piques-Eddy and Sondra Kelly.
Ms. Hoppe holds Master of Music Degrees in Accompanying and Vocal Performance from Arizona State University and the University of Connecticut, respectively. Her principal teachers include Eckart Sellheim, Constance Rock and Virginia Pyle. Other training includes studying vocal coaching at the AIMS program in Graz, Austria, and at the IVAI program in Canada, Puerto Rico and Israel.