Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching, Music Performance

Collaborative pianist/vocal coach Victoria Kirsch has created and performed innovative programs throughout Southern California, including concerts based on museum exhibitions and staged art song/poetry programs. She serves as a vocal and opera coach at UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music.

Victoria has worked with national and regional opera companies, including LA Opera and Long Beach Opera, and served as an official pianist for the Operalia Competition and the Metropolitan Opera’s National Council Auditions. She played for soprano Julia Migenes (Carmen in the award-winning opera film directed by Francesco Rosi), touring the world for many years with the celebrated singing actress.

Victoria is the music director of OperaArts, a Coachella Valley-based performance organization. She has been a faculty member of the Los Angeles-based Angels Vocal Art summer program, a teaching artist for LA Opera’s Community Programs Department, and has served on the faculties of USC’s Thornton School of Music and SongFest. She was associated with the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara for many years, playing in the studio of renowned baritone and master teacher Martial Singher and serving as a member of the vocal faculty.

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