Resumé

Member:  NATS, VASTA, Opera America, National Association of Pastoral Musicians

Ronald F. Land

  

Education

Temple University (MMus.), University of the Arts (BMus.), University of Hartford, American Institute of Musical Studies - Graz, Austria

Private Instruction

Piano – Anne Vanko Liva, Anne Koscielny-Hanson, Susan Starr, and Charles Abramovic

Coaching – Lambert Orkis, John Douglas, Mario Salerno, and Henrietta Pelta

Opera – Adelaide Bishop, Brenda Lewis and John Zei


Employment

Five Towns College (Current) – Private Voice Instructor, Voice and Diction Instructor, Musical Director - Theatre Department, Faculty Mentor for ACTF participation. Music Director: Next to Normal, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Spring Awakening, Company; Stage and Musical Director: The World Goes ‘Round, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and She Loves Me.

Martina Arroyo Foundation – Coach/Instructor for the “Prelude to Performance” summer professional development workshop and role preparation classes. Responsible for in-depth dramatic preparation of operatic roles.

Hofstra University Uniondale, NY - Coach/Music Director for the Opera Scenes Workshop; Diction/Recitative Coach, Rehearsal Accompanist, and continuo for Handel’s Alcina - 2012

Opera New Jersey (formerly New Jersey Opera Theatre), Princeton, NJ - Musical Director of Musical Theater Program Repertoire Coach, and Opera Scenes (2004, 2005, 2008-2012), Administrator (2005, 2009)

Living Arts Productions NYC – Casting Consultant/Accompanist – Porgy and Bess Tours, Australia, Greece, Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Poland.

Connecticut Grand Opera and Orchestra - Assistant General Director and Principal Coach

Center for Contemporary Opera – Adjudicator for the Annual Competition for Singers 

Dicapo Opera Theatre, NY, NY – Former Director of the Resident Artists’ Program and Summer Opera Seminar, Assistant Conductor, Coach, Orchestral Keyboard, Supertitles 

Augusta Opera, Augusta GA - Assistant Conductor, Coach, Pre-opera lectures

Metro Lyric Opera, Asbury Park, NJ – Assistant Conductor to Anton Coppola, Coach

Utah Festival Opera, Logan, UT – Assistant Conductor, Coach, Recitalist

Opera Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA – Audition Accompanist, Rehearsal Accompanist

International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, Philadelphia, PA – Rehearsal Accompanist, Diction Coach

Des Moines Metro Opera, Des Moines, IA – Assistant Conductor, Rehearsal Accompanist, Coach for Apprentice Program, Musical Director of Opera IOWA Tour.

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA – Staff Accompanist, Coach – Opera Department

Rehearsal Accompanist: Opera Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Opera Theater, Opera Festival of New Jersey, Connecticut Opera and others.

Maintains a private studio in NYC, performs in recital as well as freelance accompanying duties, and is a freelance author and lecturer.  

Complete Curriculum Vitae, References and Digital Photos are made available upon request.