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Ryan Nelson
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Professional Summary
  • Passionate and enthusiastic musician and pedagogue with a strong inclination for helping others to explore their full potential.
  • Well rounded musician loving collaborating in a respectful and encouraging way with his colleagues.
  • Patient and understanding with a positive ability to relate to others, being respectful of their cultural and religious background.
Skills
  • I am primarily a pianist with experience in solo and chamber music repertoire, and as accompanist for singers and instrumentalists.
  • I have studied conducting, which has allowed me to conduct three full-length baroque operas.
  • I have studied harpsichord and continuo playing.
  • I am fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish, with proficient knowledge of German and Portuguese.
Experience
Freelance Opera Coach Jan 2013Present University of Oregon Eugene, OR
  • Coaching lyric diction, musical style, and musical interpretation for the Opera Ensemble.
Collaborative Pianist (Faculty-Lecturer) Aug 2013May 2014 University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO
    • Play for auditions, competitions, and master classes.
    • Play for recitals with faculty and guest artists.
    • Play and coach undergraduate and graduate singers and instrumentalists.
    • Play and coach for the Opera Workshop.
    • Play for the Women's Choir and the Collegiate Choir.
    • Play for choral conducting classes.
    Graduate Assistant Aug 2009Dec 2012 University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
    • Opera coach and rehearsal pianist for the productions of the Butler Opera Center.
    Teaching Assistant Aug 2007Jul 2009 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
    • Basic Spanish Instructor.
    Graduate Assistant Jan 2005Jun 2007 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
    • Opera Coach and Rehearsal Pianist for Opera Workshop and for the productions of the Florida State Opera.
    Tenure Instructor of Piano and Accompanying Feb 1989Sep 2004 Universidad de Costa Rica San José, CR
    • Staff accompanist (15 years).
    • Piano instructor (10 years).
    • Coordinator of the accompanying area (10 years).
    • Coordinator of the piano area (2 years).
    • Coordinator of the Martes por la Noche concert series (2 years).
    Instructor of Music (adjunct) Jul 1988Dec 1993 Universidad Nacional Heredia, CR
    • Piano instructor (5 years).
    • Music Theory instructor (2 years).
    • Chamber Music instructor (2 years).
    • Member of the Academic Council (2 years).
    Education
    Doctorate of Musical Arts: Opera Coaching Dec 2012 University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
    Master of Music: Piano Accompanying Jun 2009 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
    Master of Music: Opera Production (Coaching) Jul 2007 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
    Master of Music: Piano Performance Jul 2006 Universidad de Costa Rica San José, CR
    Diplôme Supérieur: Chamber Music Jul 1988 Conservatoire National de Région de Strasbourg Strasbourg, FR
    High School Diploma Nov 1979 Liceo Franco-Costarricense / Lycée Franco Costarricien San José, CR
    Languages
    Spanish, French, Italian
    Affiliations
    Attending the National Opera Association Annual Conventions since 2011.
    Awards
    Winner of the National Opera Association Twenty-eighth Scholarly Papers Competition (2012).
    Publications
    'Spanish Operatic Identity vis-à-vis Bizet's Carmen', The Opera Journal, June 2013.
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    Previous Companies:

    • University of Oregon
    • University of Central Missouri
    • University of Texas at Austin

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Freelance Opera Coach
    • Collaborative Pianist
    • Graduate Assistant
    • Teaching Assistant
    • Tenure Instructor of Piano and Accompanying

    Schools:

    • University of Texas at Austin
    • Florida State University
    • Universidad de Costa Rica
    • Conservatoire National de Région de Strasbourg
    • Liceo Franco-Costarricense / Lycée Franco Costarricien

    Level of Education:

    • Doctorate of Musical Arts
    • Master of Music
    • Diplôme Supérieur
    • High School Diploma

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