Vocal Coach – Opera

Born in New York, Mark Pinzow earned his Bachelor of Music degree from McGill University and a Diploma in conducting from the Conservatoire du Quebec. He has been a repetitor and choir master in many opera houses including Städtische Bühnen, Bielefeld, Germany; Staatstheater Braunschweig; Schleswig-Holsteinisches Landestheater, Flensburg; Landestheater Linz, Austria; Saarländisches Staatstheater, Saarbrücken; Det Kongelige Teater, Copenhagen; and Wiener Staatsoper. Additionally, Mark has served as Studienleiter at Oper Frankfurt; Oper Leipzig; and the National Theater, Prague. As an assistant conductor, he has worked at Komische Oper Berlin; Opera de la Bastille, Paris; Oper Leipzig; and the National Theater, Prague. Mark currently teaches at HAMU (Music Academy) in Prague and is the Vocal Coach at the National Theater in Brno. He has been Jiri Kout’s assistant for 13 years and speaks English, German, French, Italian, Danish, and Czech.