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Wayne Wyman
Vocal Coach - Opera

Wayne Wyman holds a Bachelor of Music in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Tennessee, a Master of Music in Conducting from Austin Peay State University, and an Artist Diploma (Opera) from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Wyman‘s teachers included Kirk Trevor, Conductor Emeritus of the Missouri Symphony; Christopher Zimmerman, Music Director of the Fairfax Symphony and Fargo-Moorhead Symphony; and Prof Dr Wolfgang Gabriel, then Director of Opera at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna, Austria.

Wyman has held a number of professional posts, including Artistic Director, primary conductor and stage director, Lyric Opera of San Antonio  and Artistic Director of Capital Opera in Raleigh, North Carolina.  He is currently the Director of Opera at the University of Iowa.

He has conducted and/or stage directed: Albert Herring, Barber of Seville, Beatrice and Benedict, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Cavalleria Rusticana, Così fan tutte, L’Elisir d’Amore, Die Fledermaus, Lucia di Lammermoor, The Mikado, Tosca, La Traviata, Trouble in Tahiti, Die WalküreDie Zauberflöte, u. a.