Faculty & Conductor Profile:
Kathleen Lohrenz Gable

Kathleen Lohrenz Gable's Headshot

Credits in this year's Festival:

Conductor: Tartuffe

Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor

15th year on Faculty with Opera NUOVA


Previous NUOVA Festival Credits:

2017 - Conductor: Patience
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2016 - Conductor: The Gondoliers
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2015 - Conductor: Oklahoma!
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2014 - Conductor:The Brothers Grimm & The Lives of Lesser Things 
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2013 - 
Conductor: Dialogues des Carmélites
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2012 - Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2011 - 
Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2010 - 
Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2009 - Conductor: Suor Angelica
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2008 - Conductor: Hänsel und Gretel 
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2007 - Conductor: The Tender Land
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2006 -
 Conductor: The Bear, Slow Dusk & Trouble in Tahiti 
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2005 -
Conductor: Mr. Sebastian & The Telephone
                Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor
2004 - 
Coach & Collaborative Pianist Instructor





Biography

Kathleen has been a part of NUOVA’s faculty since 2004 where she has conducted Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites, Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Copland’s The TenderLand, Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel, Oklahoma, The Gondoliers and Gilbert & Sullivan’s Patience. Kathleen’s career includes experiences as a recitalist, voice coach,  piano  instructor, accompanist, and as a musical director and rehearsal pianist for opera productions in Canada and the USA. Kathleen received her Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University; a Diploma in Lieder from the Franz Schubert Institute in Austria; her Fellowship from Trinity College in London; and her Master of Music in Accompanying and Chamber Music from the University of Michigan. Kathleen taught piano and piano pedagogy at the University of Michigan and was a piano instructor at the Interlochen National Music Camp in Michigan. She has also taught at Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Windsor, and currently teaches at the University of Saskatchewan. Other conducting engagements include: the Saskatoon Symphony and Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors (The Opera Troupe of Saskatoon). After joining Calgary Opera’s production of Little Women as répétiteur, she has enjoyed return engagements as a guest coach for their Emerging Artists program. Kathleen was a performer, leader of workshops & master classes and a judge for the National Piano Competition at the CFMTA convention. She was the music director and piano collaborator for VanCoCo’s award-winning production of Trouble in Tahiti. Kathleen and her husband, Garry, have been invited to China three times where they were performing and giving master classes for singers and pianists at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music, the University of Wuhan and the Tianjin Conservatory of music.