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John Kolody
Vocal Coach - Opera

John is a freelance vocal coach/accompanist in New York City and has a long association with AIMS. He has taught at New York U, the U of Miami Salzburg College program, Manhattanville College and Southern Methodist U. He has accompanied in the Young Artist program at the Metropolitan Opera and toured with MET stars Rosalind Elias and Andrea Velis, staged more than 10 operas, and produced over 30 music theatre revues. He studied piano under Eugene List and participated in the prestigious BMI Music Theatre Workshop under Lehman Engel; has composed for DiCapo Opera, arranged for the Glass Menagerie, accompanied Pavarotti, performed his cabaret act “Temporary Insanity” internationally, and played for the Pope. Who could ask for anything more? John has taught at AIMS many summers.