Pianist coach, Canada
Holly is an operatic vocal coach, collaborative pianist and sought after repetiteur based in Montreal, QC. She is currently in her third year with Opera de Montreal’s Atelier lyrique Young Artist Training Program. In the 2019-2020 season, her activities included principal rehearsal pianist for Opéra de Montréal’s production of The Magic Flute, as well as the assistant rehearsal pianist for Eugene Onegin and Lucia di Lammermoor (Opéra de Montréal). She assisted in preparations of Cabaret Bel Canto (Orchestre de l’Agora), as well as Grands opéras: gala (Orchestre symphonique de Laval). Over the past two summers, Holly participated as an intern pianist/coach in the Opera in the 21st Century program at the Banff Centre for the Arts. In 2018-2019, she was the pianist in the chamber orchestra for Britten’s The Turn of the Screw (Orchestre de l’Agora) and played continuo for a production of Rossini’s La Scala di Seta (Orchestre symphonique de la Vallée-du-Haut-Saint-Laurent). Previously, she was a member of the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program at Vancouver Opera. Previously, she was a member of the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program at Vancouver Opera.
Member of l'Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, Holly Kroeker is generously sponsored by F. Ann Birks.