Salvatore Champagne

Salvatore Champagne is an American operatic tenor and the Director of the Division of Vocal Studies at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He earned a bachelor's degree in music at Oberlin College in 1985, and a master's degree in music at the Juilliard School in 1987. He is widely regarded as one of the top vocal teachers in the world,[citation needed] and he is greatly demanded[citation needed] Champagne has sung in many opera houses throughout Europe including the Bavarian State Opera[citation needed] (Bayerische Staatsopera), the Zurich Opera House[citation needed] (Opernhaus Zürich), and Teatro Massimo Bellini[citation needed] and has also sung in concert under such composers as Leonard Bernstein, James Conlon, and Leonard Slatkin.[citation needed]

Awards and honors include 2nd place in the International Vocal Competition ´s-Hertogenbosch and 2nd place Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition, Helsinki.

Professional affiliations include NATS (National Association for Teachers of Singing), College Music Society, and Opera America. [1]