MICHAEL MCMAHON - German Lieder
Masterclass on German Lieder
Sunday, November 26
7:00-9:00 pm, Arts Centre 406
Pianist and vocal coach Michael McMahon has performed throughout Canada, Europe and the USA with singers such as Catherine Robbin, Karina Gauvin, Lyne Fortin, Dominique Labelle, Wendy Nielsen, Annamaria Popescu, Maureen Forrester, Richard Margison, Nathan Berg and Kevin McMillan, earning him the reputation of being a "luxury partner." An Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, he teaches in both the Voice and Piano areas. He has led the very popular Song Interpretation class with baritone Jan Simons since 1984. He also teaches English and German diction for singers and is a vocal repertoire coach. In addition he has had a long association with Atelier lyrique de L'Opéra de Montréal and the Banff Centre for the Arts, where he has worked regularly as a vocal coach. Many of the singers and pianists that he has coached are working in major opera houses around the world. He is often asked to be an adjudicator for competitions and has also given master classes for singers and pianists across the country. He has made numerous broadcast recordings for the English and French networks of the CBC, as well as for the BBC, RBTF, Radio Suisse Romande and Radio France. With four Juno nominations to his credit, his recordings for the Marquis, CBC Records and Analekta labels have met with critical acclaim.
Room 406, Dalhousie Arts Centre