Dr. Saúl and Ursula Balagura Fellow
Coach for La traviata, The Barber of Seville, and West Side Story. HGO Studio artist (2017–18).
About the Artist:
Blair Salter, a collaborative pianist and music director, has worked with opera companies and young artist programs throughout the United States and Canada. She has participated in San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program as an apprentice coach and the Glimmerglass Festival as a 2015 Young Artist. She recently served as a guest coach for Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit. Recent operatic engagements include serving as vocal coach for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, L’heure espagnole, and Gianni Schicchi with University of Michigan Opera. She was previously a fellow at the Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar and a vocal coach with the CoOPERAtive Program. She completed her doctorate at the University of Michigan, where she studies with Martin Katz. During the upcoming season at HGO, she will coach selected operas and perform with other HGO Studio artists in recitals and various performances.