Would you like to sing better? – If you are near Zurich, Switzerland I think I can help you. The bass – baritone Craig Mann was born in Philadelphia where he began his singing training. He graduated from THE INTERNATIONAL OPERA STUDIO/ZURICH OPERA HOUSE. His private teachers in Europe have been Tito Gobbi (Rome, Florence and London), Maria Stader (full scholarship – Zurich) and Bonaldo Giaiotti (full scholarship – Zurich).
Craig Manns performing credentials are diverse: In opera over 50 major roles on three continents, Operetta, over 30 roles in Classic ( OREGON SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL) and Modern Theater ( PHILADELPHIA DRAMA GUILD), performed in television, recital, as stage director/producer, has sung over 300 concerts and recitals in Europe alone and has performed in many Musicals – most recently playing the role of Tevya in 5 different productions of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.
Craig Mann is qualified as Berufsausbildner for the SMPV (Schweizeriches- Musikpaedagog- Verband) and is a member of EVTA (European Voice Teachers Association.) He has been chosen by the Evangelischreformierte Landeskirche to teach singing for pastors in Switzerland and has been a singing teacher, a theatrical coach and a speech therapist for over 20 years. He has given summer master classes in Arosa, Obersaxen and Montana, Switzerland.
Craig Mann teaches motivated amateurs and professionals in his private studio in Zurich. He teaches in English, German and (if need be) French and Italian.