Prof. Mitterhofer Angela

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The Austrian lyric soprano Angela Mitterhofer was born in Lower Austria in 1982.
Very early she discovered her passion for music and started developing her talent. She began playing piano and recorder at the age of 5 and took ballet classes as well as early musical education classes. From the age of 8 she has constantly been a member of choirs and ensembles such as Capricciata" (winner of choir competition Austria in 1998), Vienna Symphonics Library Choir (2005 to 2012), "Kammerchor Wien" ("Goldener Saal Musikverein Wien" in 2012) where she would gain experience in a number of musical genres.

Angela Mitterhofer is not confining herself to classical music only, she has widened her musical education and is singing in several jazz,pop and rock bands such as "The Roaring Sixties Band" (support act for "Kurt Ostbahn" -2003 - and "Manfred Mann´s Earth Band"- 2011), Spektakel", "Artett", "Sadako", Bigband Gloggnitz et al. as well as performing the title role in the musical "Max" (Lower Austria) in 1999.
Angela Mitterhofer has also received extensive dance training in tap dance, Latin, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Street Dance et al. She had the opportunity to demonstrate her dancing skills in several musical dance shows at the Wiener Neustadt theatre(2000 o.a. Stefan Flemming, 2004 o.a. Adi Hirschal).

She began her vocal studies (Sologesang) at the Prayner Conservatory Vienna with Mag. Maria Loidl and continued at the Vienna Conservatory with studies in instrumental and voice pedagogy (Instrumental- und Gesangspädagogik) with emphasis on ensemble directing, again in Mag. Maria Loidl's tutor group. In 2009 she successfully graduated with diploma (from the Vienna Conservatory she received a diploma with distinction). .
She continued her education in a masterclass with Thomas Hampson as well as in lessons with Ildiko Raimondi and in the popular music field with Monika Ballwein.
During her studies she completed several acting classes with Martin Beck.
In 2004 she sang as a substitute for the „Volksopernchor" Vienna in a production of "Die Zirkusprinzessin" and in 2005 "Die Csardasfürstin" („Operettenbühne Krieau Wien" ;artistic director: Heinz Hellberg).
Since 2010 she is working as a freelance artist.
At the „Theater an der Wien" she was in charge of surtitles for the production of „Fledermaus" in August 2011.
Since the term of 2006/07 Angela Mitterhofer is a member of the "Kinderoper Papageno", touring through Austria, Germany, Switzerland and South Tyrol. She took part in more than 1000 performances and workshops for and with children, trying to bring classical music closer to children and young people between the ages of 6 and 18.
In winter term 2015/2016 she worked as a singing teacher (maternity leave cover) at the music school Krumbach-Hochneukirchen-Gschaidt in Lower Austria after she had assisted several times at the music school Kirchberg am Wechsel as piano and singing teacher.
In January 2016 she obtained a 2 year recording contract with "Walding Sound GmbH" in Bavaria, Germany. One album has already been recorded and will be officially released in summer/autumn of 2016.

On stage she sang among others Pamina and Papagena („Die Zauberflöte"), Gretel and Witch („Hänsel und Gretel"), Blonde („Entführung aus dem Serail"), Marzelline („Fidelio"),Agathe („Der Freischütz"), Frau Flut („Die Weiber von Windsor").
Angela Mitterhofer, as a versatile artist, has the ability to work intensively with her students while being a supportive and sympathetic teacher. It is her intention to pass on the pleasure and passion music gives to her.
Languages: German, English and basics in Spanish and Italian.

 

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