Guest Tutors – Opera

Guest Tutors | Coaches – Opera Programmes

Marcus van den Akker

SINGING TEACHER

Stuart Barker

DIRECTOR

Rebecca Barham

MUSICAL DIRECTOR | PIANIST

Krystian Bellière

PIANIST | CONDUCTOR | VOCAL COACH

Thomas Blunt

CONDUCTOR

Robin Bowman

OPERA COACH | ACCOMPANIST

Rory Bremner

PLAYWRIGHT | COMEDIAN | COLUMNIST

Sally Burgess

INTERNATIONAL OPERA MEZZO SOPRANO | DIRECTOR

Iain Burnside

OPERA COACH | PIANIST | ACCOMPANIST

Brad Cohen

CONDUCTOR

Jonathan Cohen

CONDUCTOR

Tom Cooper

DIRECTOR

Alexander Crowe

OPERA COACH | ACCOMPANIST

Sophie Daneman

SOPRANO | STAGE DIRECTOR

Wyn Davies

CONDUCTOR

Mandy Demetriou

MOVEMENT AND DANCE COACH

David Edwards

OPERA DIRECTOR

Rebecca Evans

INTERNATIONAL OPERATIC SOPRANO

Ben Frost

REPETITEUR

Olivia Fuchs

DIRECTOR | MOVEMENT AND DANCE COACH

Tony Gray

REPETITEUR

Magnus Gilljam

MUSICAL DIRECTOR | REPETITEUR | CONDUCTOR

David Gowland

REPETITEUR | CONDUCTOR

Karen Halliday

MOVEMENT AND DANCE COACH

Philip Headlam

CONDUCTOR | VOCAL COACH

Linda Hutchison

SINGING TEACHER

Elizabeth Rowe

REPETITEUR

Sergey Rybin

OPERA COACH | PIANIST | ACCOMPANIST

Mikhail Shilyaev

OPERA COACH | PIANIST | ACCOMPANIST

Giles Havergal

DIRECTOR

Johnathan Hinden

SENIOR REPETITEUR

Adam Johnson

CONDUCTOR | OPERA COACH | ACCOMPANIST

Aurélia Jonvaux

FRENCH LANGUAGE | DICTION COACH

Max Key

DIRECTOR

Mary King

VOCAL COACH

Alkis Kritikos

DIRECTOR | ACTING COACH | ACTOR

Kelvin Lim

REPETITEUR

Joy Mammen

SINGING TEACHER

Norbert Meyn

SINGING TEACHER

Natalie Murray

REPETITEUR | CONDUCTOR

Gavin Roberts

REPETITEUR | ACCOMPANIST

Robin Newton

CONDUCTOR

William Relton

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Arlene Rolph

SINGING TEACHER

Elizabeth Rossiter

OPERA COACH | PIANIST | ACCOMPANIST

Fiona Jane Schopf

DIRECTOR OF OPERA STUDIES

William Vann

OPERA COACH | PIANIST | ACCOMPANIST

Andrew Watts

VOCAL COACH

Justin Way

DIRECTOR

Nigel Whitmey

ACTING COACH | IMPROVISATION | ACTOR

Leontine Hass

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR | VOCAL COACH

Robert Fried

DIRECTOR | ACTING COACH

Graeme Danby

INTERNATIONAL OPERA SINGER | SINGING TEACHER

Leontine Hass – CEO

Founding Principal | Vocal Coach
Leontine Hass is an internationally renowned Vocal Coach and Principal of the Associated Studios London Performing Arts Academy.

Leontine Hass is currently vocal coach for Motown at The Shaftesbury Theatre London. She has served as vocal coach to Matt Henry (Lola in Kinky Boots West End), Alice Stokoe (Sophie in Mamma Mia, West End), Gloria Onitiri (Lead in The Bodyguard & Hair, West End), Claire Sweeney (Tell Me on a Sunday) and many other leads and swings in the West End, national and international tours of productions such as Thriller-Live, Oliver!, Carousel, Parade, Tell Me on a Sunday, The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, Witches of Eastwick, Nine, The Wizard of Oz, Ragtime, Sweeney Todd, Cats, Sister Act, We Will Rock You, Footloose, Wicked, The Sound of Music, Ghost, Hairspray, Porgy and Bess, The Bodyguard, Jesus Christ Superstar, Jersey Boys, Barnum, Miss Saigon, Book of Mormon, Mamma Mia, In the Heights, The Color Purple, Memphis, Spamalot, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Aladdin, Chicago, The Pyjama Game, Kinky Boots and the upcoming production of Dreamgirls.

Leontine coaches members of The Swingle Singers, Collabro, The Magnets, The Sons of Pitches and classical singers with ENO, Welsh National Opera and ROH, as well as Pop/Rock/Jazz singers. Leontine was the Vocal Coach for shows including the London premiere of Bernarda Alba the Musical, and currently the a cappella hit, ‘Gobsmacked’.

Leontine teaches workshops and lectures internationally on singing, voice and performance. She rehabilitates voices after surgery, or as surgery prevention. She has taught at leading Music & Drama Schools including GSA Conservatoire, the Oxford School of Drama, Mountview, LSMT, YMT, The Brit School, La Salle (Singapore), the Queensland Conservatorium, Centre Stage and The VCA (Melbourne).

Leontine has acted as vocal consultant to various music management/production companies, including ITV and the BBC. Leontine is vocal coach for ‘The Voice’ for BBC TV. She was featured as a mentor/vocal coach on the Gareth Malone show, ‘The Naked Choir’, for BBC2 and will also be involved with Series 2. She is a regular columnist at voicecouncil.com and for The Stage newspaper. She is a contributor to ‘The Singer’s Complete Guide to Vocal Health’ (Oxford Uni. Press), and advisor/contributor to ‘The Ultimate Guide to Singing’ published by TC Helicon in 2014.

Having originally trained as a classical singer (BA, Melb. Uni, BMus. Kings College London, Dip. RAM), Leontine has performed as a singer and actress in concert, theatre and TV.

Leontine is the CEO/Founding Principal of the Associated Studios Performing Arts Academy London, which she founded in 2007, then based at The Royal Academy of Music. Associated Studios provides full-time and part-time training and professional development in Musical Theatre and Opera (www.associatedstudios.co.uk). The Board of Directors includes Rory Bremner (Chair), Patrick Lawrence QC and Dr Christopher Stewardson. Patrons include Sir Tim Rice, Jeremy Irons, Jeremy Herrin, Timothy West and Scott Alan.

Leontine is represented by Lesley Duff at Diamond Management.