Edith Bers

b. Winnetka, IL.

Education:
M.A. Brandeis University; B.S., Columbia University.

Studied Voice With:
Tourel, Callas, Popper, Berl, Guth, Faull, Cuenod, Brown, Hotter, Stader; acting with Stella Adler.
Opera, recitals, concerts, college concert tours.

Credits:
U.S. premiere of Schumann’s Des Sangers Fluch
Television production of Britten’s Turn of the Screw
Auditor for New York State Council on the Arts.

Master Classes:
Symposium on the Care of the Professional Voice, Metropolitan Opera Auditions, Korean Broadcasting System. Summer Programs: Istituto Bel Canto, Aspen Music School.

Adjudication:
Concert Artists Guild, Metropolitan Opera Auditions, Queen Elizabeth International Music Competition (Belgium).

Quoted:
Opera News, Wall Street Journal, Lettre du Musicien.

Faculty:
The Juilliard School faculty since 1985; chair, voice department, 1991-95, 2006.

New York University since 1999.

Bard College Dawn Upshaw Graduate program in voice, 2006.

Manhattan School of Music faculty since 1983.