Raymond Beegle

Education:
Bachelor of Arts, UCLA
Graduate Studies, USC and Vienna Academy of Music

Private Piano Studies:
Aube Tserko (UCLA), John Crown (USC), Serge Tarnowsky, Kyriena Siloti

Studies in Accompanying:
Gwendolyn Koldofsky (USC), Erik Werba (Vienna Academy of Music)

Awards:
First Prize, Geneva International Competition
First Prize, Los Angeles Municipal Music

Grants:
Martha Baird Rockefeller Foundation
Grace Foundation
New York Times Foundation
Joyce Mertz-Gilmore Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts
The Esther Simon Chafi Table Trust
The J.M. Kaplan Fund, Inc.

Academic Postisions:
Principal Coach, University of Southern California, Opera Department
Associate Professor, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Instructor, Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, California
Instructor, American Institute of Musical Studies, Graz
Instructor, Manhattan School of Music, Vocal Chamber Music and Vocal Accompanying since 1992

Musical Collaborator & Accompanist for Master Classes Given by:
Zinka Milanov, Jennie Tourel, Licia Albanese, Martial Singher, and Eugene Conley

Publications:
Articles Appearing in American Choral Directors Association Journal, Chamber Music Magazine, The Opera Quarterly, Keyboard Magazine,

Editorial & Translated Musical Editions for Walton Press Lawson Gound, Inc.

Major Interviews in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, and Fanfare

Contributing Editor:
Fanfare Magazine, Classical Record Collector and Opera Quarterly

Personal Experience:
Accompanist for Licia Albanese, Jennie Tourel, Eugene Conley, Martial Singher, James McCracken, Bernard Kreusen, Teresa Zylis-Gara, Roger Wagner Chorale, Musica Sacra, Gregg Smith Singers, Amor Artis, and Dessoff Choirs

Conductors Worked with Igor Stravinsky, Robert Craft, Gregg Smith, Roger Wagner, Johannes Somary, Richard Westenberg, and Lawrence Foster

Administrative Experience:
Artistic Director, New York Vocal Arts Ensemble since 1971
Board of Directors, The Opera Quarterly

Recordings:
The Complete Choral Works of Charles Ives, Columbia Records (Piano, Organ)
The Complete Choral Works of Heinrich Schütz, Vox Records (Organ, Harpsichord)
The Complete Choral Works of Irving Fine, CRI (Piano)
Vocal Chamber Music of the Russian Imperial Court, Turnabout Records (Piano)
Stravinsky Conducts Stravinsky, Columbia Records (Piano)
Music of the House, Desto Records (Piano)
Mozart Nocturnes & Haydn Vocal Quartets, Arabesque Records (Piano)
The Great Sentimental Age of American Music, Vox (Piano)
Good Bye My Lady Love, Turnabout Records (Piano)
Songs of Stephen Foster, Turnabout Records (Piano)
Love’s Old Sweet Song
, Turnabout Records (Piano)
Listen to the Mocking Bird
, Arabesque (Piano)
Waltzes for Singing
, Arabesque (Piano)
Beethoven Folk Songs Arrangements
, Arabesque (Piano)
Schubert Quartets for Solo Voice
, Arabesque (Piano)
Brahms Complete Quartets for Solo Voice
, Arabesque (Piano)

Television Appearances:
Today Show (NBC)
Good Morning, America (ABC)
Night Watch (CBS)
For Our Time (CBS)
Christmas Eve Special, Spirit of a People (CBS)
Various National Television & Radio Stations Worldwide

Languages:
German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, and French

Manhattan School of Music faculty since 1992.