Hedwig Fassbender


18. April 2024

Professor für Liedgestaltung Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln

Herzlichen Glückwunsch an Anh Trung Sam, den neuen Professor für Liedgestaltung an der HMT Köln.

18. April 2024

Professorin für Gesang an der Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien

Herzlichen Glückwunsch an Eva Maria Riedl-Buschan, bei der man jetzt in Wien Gesang studieren kann.

4. April 2024

ELO – Der FLYER – ELO – The Flyer

13. März 2024

Workshops January – March

12. März 2024

New Professorship

Congratulations to Sarah Wegener with whom you can now study voice at the Hochschule in Zürich.

31. Januar 2024

Two new professorships

Congratulations to Sabina Martin and Gerardo Garciacano. It makes me very happy that our coaching-work has had such a successful outcome!

20. Januar 2024

New Insta-series / neue Insta-Serie

13. Dezember 2023

RETREAT SINGERS 35+ / exzellenz labor next level

April 8 - 12, Schloss Engers am Rhein

8. Dezember 2023


Some ideas on how to become more at ease with it and how to rehearse it...

5. Dezember 2023

List of Blogposts

here are the English Blogposts, check also the German ones

3. Dezember 2023


I have been awarded this prize and didn't even know that it existed, still happy about it, thank you, EUBusiness news!

28. November 2023

New Blog Post


24. November 2023

OPERA STUDIO – An Application Guide

this article will give you some tips for a successful application

15. November 2023

Workshops November – December 2023

24. Oktober 2023

Jury Competition Nadia et Lili Boulanger

Paris, October 26 - 29

24. Oktober 2023

Workshops in September / October

2. August 2023

Summer Holidays – 6 weeks of nothing?

How can I enjoy them and get confidently back in shape?

22. Juli 2023

New Blogpost: ENVY – a very sensitive subject

22. Juli 2023


Being envious can poison our lives and that of those around us.

26. Juni 2023

Personal Coaching

10. Mai 2023

Workshops May – June

25. März 2023

Marking or Singing out?

New Blogpost

24. März 2023

Marking or Singing out?

The split between training and over-challenging your voice

28. Februar 2023

Personal Coaching

28. Februar 2023

Professur Coaching

28. Februar 2023


27. Februar 2023

Newsletter – keinen Blog mehr verpassen – don’t miss a new blogpost:))

Finally we made it - you can automatically receive a message, when a new Blog pops up:)

25. Februar 2023

ALCOHOL and the Opera world

written during the Pandemic - lent is a good moment to stop drinking for a while

5. Februar 2023


3 workshops and a new format of masterclass

15. Januar 2023


1. Dezember 2022

Workshops November / December

For the last two months of the year, I have the pleasure to work with those studios which I visit regularly. It is a great pleasure to see the young singers again and continuously help them.

1. Dezember 2022

Wie fest ist „fest“? How fest is „fest“?

The word "fest" can be very misleading. Der Ausdruck "fest" kann irreführend sein.

30. November 2022


Do we really want to sing until we die?

26. November 2022

How fest ist fest?

Some thoughts on being an ensemble member

19. November 2022

Blog Post Update

13. November 2022

New Blog Post

11. November 2022

How do I choose a masterclass?

Masterclasses can be very enriching, but also very confusing. Good to give the decision of "where, when and with whom?" a bit of thinking.

4. November 2022

MENOPAUSE – the big challenge

This is an article for women and for the men who want to make the effort to understand us better. For that, thank you in advance!

29. Oktober 2022

Preparing a role

there are many ways - here are mine

14. Oktober 2022

This thing with the agents…

Finding and dealing well with agencies is a very demanding task for every singer.

8. Oktober 2022

BLOG: Qualität / Quality

8. Oktober 2022

How can we maintain our quality?

We alone decide which quality standards we want to apply.

6. Oktober 2022

Workshops in October

20. September 2022

New Masterclass!

4. September 2022


29. Juli 2022


...some thoughts about the summerholidays - ein paar Gedanken zu den Sommerferien

1. Juni 2022

Vocal Coaching/Korrepetition, das mögliche Dilemma / Vocal Coaching/“Korrepetition“, the possible dilemma

Korrepetition und Gesangsunterricht / Vocal Coaching and Voice lessons

1. Juni 2022

Vocal coaching / „Korrepetition“

Where the dilemma lies...

24. Mai 2022

Podcast: Coaching, Mentoring…

Was ist eigentlich der Unterschied zwischen Coaching und Mentoring und wie finde ich die richtige Person? Podcast mit den wundervollen Frauen von "Der Marktstand", Susanne Petridis und Frauke Meyer:

6. Mai 2022

WORKSHOPS Mai/June 2022

Neue Einladung: Staatsoper Stuttgart:)

23. März 2022

Workshops March/April 2022

28. Februar 2022

Personal Coaching

28. Februar 2022

Personal Coaching

12. Februar 2022

Workshops in February

30. Januar 2022


3. Januar 2022

My January

the New Year starts with my favourite professional activities: Coaching to help colleagues into a better situation and Teaching young musicians in Opera Studios

6. Dezember 2021

Workshops in December 2021

17. November 2021


7. November 2021


4. November 2021


4. November 2021

Neuer Blog-Beitrag

2. November 2021


2. November 2021


2. Oktober 2021


10. September 2021


10. September 2021

exzellenz labor oper 2021

Photo: Daniel Blattmann

2. Juli 2021

PODCAST on Spotify

in German only: zu Gast bei León Dreher: über Hochschule, Sängerleben, vieles mehr und die Notwendigkeit der Vernetzung!

19. Juni 2021

Noch ein Meisterkurs:

25. Mai 2021

New Blog-Post

Have you also started to drink too much during COVID?

9. Mai 2021

Workshops May/June

9. April 2021

Workshops im April

There was the Easter Break, so only two Opera-Studio-Workshops this month:

28. März 2021

New Blog Post / Neuer Blog-Beitrag:

The end of the Corona-tunnel in sight, I dare write about career. Das Ende des Corona-Tunnels ist in Sicht, deshalb wage ich jetzt einen Blog-Beitrag zum Thema Karriere.

28. März 2021


Dream about it or go for it?

8. März 2021

MARCH 2021

24. Februar 2021

Meisterkurs Landestheater Detmold

18. Februar 2021

krea[K]tiv geht online! (einfach aufs Bild klicken)

6. Februar 2021

Meisterkurs Opernstudio Frankfurt

3. Februar 2021

online-workshop IOS Zürich

28. Januar 2021

Masterclass Académie Opéra de Paris

28. Januar 2021

Meisterkurs OperAvenir Basel

13. Dezember 2020

Neuer Blog-Beitrag / New Blog-Post

11. Dezember 2020

Meisterkurs Opernstudio Frankfurt

Last workshop of the year went to the Frankfurt Opera Studio

3. November 2020

Opernstudio Landestheater Detmold

3. November 2020

Oct. 27/28 IOS Zürich

8. Oktober 2020


24. September 2020

Meisterkurs Opernstudio Frankfurt

Neue Spielzeit - neue Sänger; new season - new singers

24. September 2020

Masterclass IOS Zürich

September 15/16: Meeting the new members of Internationales Opernstudio Zürich - exciting!

11. September 2020

Exzellenz-Labor Gesang 2020

Many hygiene-measures had to be taken and finally we got the "GO".

31. Juli 2020

Neuer Blog-Beitrag/New Blog-Post

31. Juli 2020

I am a singer – do I have to learn another profession now?

You do not need a new profession, because you have a profession you love very much, but you need, we all need an additional perspective!

21. Juli 2020


12. Juni 2020

Meisterkurs Opernstudio Landestheater Detmold

16. Mai 2020

Meisterkurs Schloss Bückeburg abgesagt

13. Mai 2020

Masterclass Académie Opéra de Paris

10. Mai 2020

Exzellenz-Labor Gesang 2020

2. Mai 2020

Neuer Blogpost

25. April 2020

ABGESAGT Meisterkurs Opernstudio Detmold

25. April 2020

CANCELLED Masterclass Polish National Opera-Studio

24. März 2020

NEW Blogpost: CORONA

24. März 2020


In "normal" times, most of us are always complaining about the lack of time at home. All of a sudden, we all have a lot of time, and most of us are forced to stay at home and can only go out to shop groceries, go to the pharmacy, or for a short walk/run close to the house.

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