Pianist coach, Canada
Frances Thielmann completed her master’s degree in collaborative piano at the University of Toronto and holds a bachelor’s degree with distinction in piano performance from the University of Victoria. In 2018, Frances was selected to be an Art of Song fellow at Toronto Summer Music, where she trained with Julius Drake and Christoph Prégardien. Frances has studied a broad range of repertoire at other prestigious programs, including the Vancouver International Song Institute, Orford Summer Academy, Franz Schubert Institute, Stratford Vocal Academy, Opera NUOVA, Toronto Summer Music, and St. Andrews Opera Workshop. She was coach and pianist at St. Andrews in the summer of 2019 and has joined the Atelier lyrique as a coach and pianist for the 2019-2020 Season.
Member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal Frances Thielmann is generously sponsored by Carolyn Vogelesang & Robert Dancik.