It’s tough out there for voice coaches

It’s tough out there for voice coaches


norman lebrecht

May 21, 2020

Fortune magazine features Rachelle Jonck, a New York vocal coach who works with lots of singers at the Met. Or did.

But since the COVID-19 lockdowns started in mid-March in the United States, one opera house after the other has gone dark, leaving Jonck’s clients idle and unable to make a living: The Metropolitan Opera canceled the last two months of its season, the Lyric Opera in Chicago had to drop its ambitious Wagner Ring Cycle, and the prestigious Santa Fe Opera last week said there would be no 2020 summer season.

Read on here.

However, she’s launched her own vocal boot camp. You can read the full text of the Fortune interview in a PDF on her Facebook page here.