German Diction Coach
Ulrike Shapiro, a native of Celle, Germany, has coached numerous productions at Opera Philadelphia, in addition to serving as assistant stage director on productions there and at Glimmerglass Opera, Seattle Opera, and L'Opera de Monte Carlo.
She has taught German Lieder at the Peabody Conservatory, where she received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees, as well as a graduate performance diploma in voice. Her teachers include Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Mark Markham, Thomas Grubb, and Webb Wiggins.
Ms. Shapiro joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2001.