Nicolò Sbuelz, senior coach Back To Artist-Faculty
Hailing from Udine, Italy, Nicolò Sbuelz is a staff music coach for the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program. He has worked as assistant conductor, diction coach, répétiteur, and chorus master with internationally acclaimed opera houses and festivals such as Teatro alla Scala, Opéra National de Lyon, Wiener Festwochen, Houston Grand Opera, Charleston Opera Theater, Sarasota Opera, and Wolf Trap Opera. In the endeavor to find new ways to present opera, Mr. Sbuelz collaborated with Divaria Productions to develop critically acclaimed cross-disciplinary shows (Don Giovanni in NY, The Human Voice, and Otello: the Opera and Play Enmeshed) in New York City and Long Island.
Mr. Sbuelz is a graduate of the Accademia del Teatro alla Scala, and received undergraduate degrees in piano and composition from the Conservatorio “G. Tartini” in Trieste, as well as a master’s degree in musicology from the University of Pavia. His research was part of the project Musica migrante, and focused on cross-cultural music education in the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in the Palestinian Territories, where he served as piano teacher.
A devoted educator, Mr. Sbuelz joined the opera faculty of the Manhattan School of Music in 2018 as vocal coach and instructor for the Graduate Opera Program.