Visiting Artist in Residence
Primary Academic Program: Music
Biography:David Sytkowski is a New York–based vocal coach and pianist who has taught workshops and master classes at the University of Wisconsin campuses in Madison and Milwaukee and at Opera America in New York. His operatic experience, as a rehearsal pianist, music coach, and arranger, includes productions by the Syracuse Opera, American Symphony Orchestra, Prototype Festival, Bard Music Festival, Berkshire Opera Festival, and Bard SummerScape, where he served as principal music coach for the 2018 production of Anton Rubinstein’s The Demon and for previous productions of Dimitrij (Dvorák), Iris (Mascagni), The Wreckers (Smyth), and Euryanthe (Weber). He has also performed with The Orchestra Now at Bard’s Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Carnegie Hall. Additional recent recitals and performances at the Ukrainian Institute of New York, Bard Music Festival, Madison Opera Center, and Manhattan School of Music, among other venues.
BM, University of Wisconsin–Madison. At Bard since 2018.