Dan Gettinger

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Dan Gettinger has worked as a pianist and/or vocal coach for Chautauqua Opera Company, Palm Beach Opera, Opera Tampa, Santa Fe Opera, Florida Grand Opera, and Shreveport Opera.

In addition to serving as a judge for different opera competitions including the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation and the Loren L. Zachary Foundation, Dan has also performed as a recital pianist for many artists, including Heidi Grant Murphy, Patricia Racette, and Florence Quivar.

Dan has held university faculty positions as an educator of Musical Theater, conducting many productions at the Manhattan School of Music, The Hartt School at the University of Hartford,  Florida International University, and Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York.  He has also conducted productions of Sweeney Todd, Carousel, and My Fair Lady for Shreveport Opera, as well as having served as assistant conductor of the national tours of the original Broadway productions of No, No, Nanette and A Little Night Music.  He has worked as a musical arranger and pianist for both Debbie Reynolds and Diahann Carroll, at the Desert Inn, Riviera, Frontier, and Sands hotels in Las Vegas, as well as working as dance arranger on the Julie Andrews film S.O.B.

In addition to the Israel Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv and Montreal, Dan has served on the faculties of many summer music festivals including The Steans Institute at the Ravinia Festival; Lidal North International Opera Workshop in Oslo, Norway; Voicexperience Foundation in New York, Tampa, and Orlando; Savannah Voice Festival in Savannah; the Intermezzo Foundation in Bruges, Belgium; and the Manhattan School of Music Summer Voice Festival in New York.