David Holkeboer

David HolkeboerDavid Holkeboer maintains a vocal coaching studio in New York City and collaborates with singers in recitals. He has performed in over forty Community Concerts across the country with Alba Quezada. He has recorded a recital program at the Sirius Satellite Radio studios with Mark S. Doss, a CD of songs of Robert Kahn with Martin Dillon, and four new songs as part of the recent Opera America Songbook project.

It has been David’s great pleasure to have collaborated in performance with, among others, the following singers: Tiffany Abban, John Bellemer, Deborah Birnbaum, Rodne Brown, Ariel Bybee, Phillip Cokorinos, Martin Dillon, Brian Dore, Susan Dunn, Diane Elias, Faith Esham, Maria Fattore, Ruth Golden, Susan Gregory, Jessica Grigg, Scott Hendricks, Ruby Hinds, Paul Houghtaling, Gwendolyn Jones, Michael Douglas Jones, Carl Kaiser, Julia Kierstine, Pamela Kuhn, Maria Gabriella Landers, Jee Hyun Lim, Bretta Lundell, Boyd Mackus, Emily Martin-Moberley, James McCracken, David Mitchell, Joan Peterson, John Pickle, Neva Rae Powers, Wendy Realmuto, William Andrew Stuckey, Erika Sunnegårdh, Martin Vasquez, Sandra Warfield, Kurt Willett, Suzanne Woods, Constantinos Yiannoudes, and Regina Zona. Recently he has ventured into the world of cabaret with Sarah Blaze.

He graduated Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan studying with Ruth Rus, and earned a Master of Music from the University of Illinois studying with John Wustman.

Supplied Audition Pianist for the following companies/organizations:

Opera North, NH
International Opera Studio, Zurich
Metropolitan Opera National Council Regional Auditions
Oratorio Society of New York
Liederkranz Foundation Art Song Competition
Oregon Bach Festival
Amarillo Opera
Opera in the Heights
Shreveport Opera
Middlebury Opera
Des Moines Metro Opera
Tanglewood

Affiliations

International (Israel) Vocal Arts Institute
Johanna Meier Opera Theatre Institute
Liederkranz Foundation
Diller/Quaille School of Music; VocePiano, faculty ensemble with KathleenYiannoudes
Marilyn Horne Foundation
Met Opera Guild Master Classes and Lecture Series
Opera Ebony
American Music Theatre Festival of Philadelphia
Opera Lirica, Orvieto , Italy
Florentine Opera
Augusta Opera
Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
Bel Canto Opera
Saint Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church, Associate Organist for over 20 years