Norbert is a leading specialist in German language coaching for choirs and individuals. His thorough and fun approach combines more than 15 years of experience in teaching German diction to leading singers in the business and intimate knowledge of vocal technique. Among his regular clients are the BBC Proms, the London Symphony Chorus, the BBC Singers and Symphony Chorus, the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, the Halle Choir in Manchester, the Edinburgh Festival Chorus and the choir of Trinity College Cambridge. He has also looked after performance and recording projects for Hyperion Records, Harmonia Mundi, Orfeó Català Barcelona, Holland Park Opera, Garsington Opera and the Bolshoi Opera in Moscow. Please contact Norbert to for booking enquiries or visit his 10to8 booking page to find available slots for individual sessions.
Vocal and Repertoire Coaching
Norbert has been a professor at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama since 2001 and at the Royal College of Music since 2005,
coaching German repertoire and diction for singers. Norbert also works as a regular vocal coach for the London Symphony Chorus. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and dedicated to continued professional development to ensure highest standards of teaching and learning. He completed a professional certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at the Institute of Education, University of London and has received training in coaching and mentoring at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama for a number of years. He has given masterclasses in the UK, Germany and France and has produced a series of educational films about singing. In addition to coaching at conservatoires, Norbert runs a private studio in central London where he enjoys working with singers of all levels. Please contact Norbert if you would like to enquire about lessons. Alternatively you can go to the 10to8 booking page to see available times and book a consultation.
Vocal and Language Coach
Visit the Choraline website to buy Norbert's Pronunciation CDs for the Brahms Requiem and Beethoven 9.