General Programme

The general programme includes all topics, which are interesting for the international community of voice teachers.

Plenum Masterclasses

  • Thomas Hampson (Masterclass with Mahler focus)
  • Prof. Anne-Marie Speed (CCM)
  • Prof. Claudia Visca (classical music)



Plenum Lectures

  • Prof. Peter Berne
  • Prof. Ken Bozeman
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Glanz
  • Dr. Christian Herbst
  • Dr. Scott McCoy


The clusters are like small half-day congresses in the general congress and are connected to special artistic and research emphases of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.

The different Clusters are:

The Vocal Oevre of Exile Composers (Chair: Prof. Dr. Gerold Gruber)
Female Composers from the 19th Century (Chair: Prof. Dr. Annegret Huber)
Singing with Body and Soul (Chair: Prof. Ruth Gabrielli-Kutrowatz)
Fit for Stage – Acting for Singers (Chair: Prof. Helga Meyer-Wagner)
Singing with Microphone (Chair: Patrik Thurner)
Voice Maintenance and Health (Chair: Josipa Bainac)