Amy Burton is proud to have students performing with major opera companies and orchestras throughout the world. Collectively, they have won prizes from the Laffont Metropolitan Opera Competition, Opera Index, Gerda Lissner Foundation, George London Foundation, Lucia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, the Opera Foundation, Francisco Viñas International Singing Competition, the Zierling-Conlon Prize, Clermont-Ferrand, Alexander Girardi International Singing Competition, and the Kosciusko Foundation among others.
Ms. Burton joined the Voice faculty at The Juilliard School in 2019, and has also been a longtime member of the voice faculty at The Mannes School of Music (The New School College of Performing Arts) as well as the CUNY Graduate Center’s DMA Program. In addition, she has previously taught French Vocal Literature at the Manhattan School of Music and maintains a busy private studio in New York City.
Since 2008, Ms. Burton has also been on faculty at SongFest, a prestigious summer festival that focuses on vocal training and Song. In addition, this summer she will also be a guest teaching artist at The Chautauqua Institution (https://www.chq.org/festival-schools/school-of-music/opera-conservatory) and at Perform Opera in Italy (https://www.performoperainitaly.com) an Italian language and vocal training program in the Marche Region.
Ms. Burton’s own versatility as a performer is reflected in the breadth of interests of her students; many are dedicated interpreters of contemporary music as well as baroque music, opera, vocal chamber music, jazz, and cabaret.
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- Updated February 2024