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Eun-Mee Ko, Chair of Voice Department, Pre-College & Continuing Education

“Building a good foundation is essential for young singers, and I help my students build and achieve a level of skill that allows them to enjoy their performing genuinely. It is my pleasure to walk my students through their musical journey with them!”

Teaching classical voice and musical theater and specializing in preparation for performances, competitions, and auditions for colleges(Extra Curricular) & music schools for Pre-College students and Continuing Education students on the professional track. 

Her students have won numerous awards in local, national, and international competitions, including Junior Bach Audition, the Pacific Music Society & Foundation Annual Competition, the United States International Music Competition, International American Protégé Competition, Schmidt Vocal Competition, CS Music Vocal Competition and others. Her students participated in prominent summer music festivals, including Aspen Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival, Interlochen Arts Camp, and others. She has been an adjudicator for auditions and competitions, including the United States International Competition, the New York Lyric Opera National Voice Competition, and others. 

Operatic performances in San Francisco, Sacramento, Rome, and Icomb Place with Jeffrey Thomas, Stefano Vignati, Monroe Kanouse, and Hermann LeRoux; roles include Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Ginevra (Ariodante), Galatea (Acis and Galatea), Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro), Alice (Falstaff), and Mother (Amahl and the Night Visitors); solo performances at Davies Symphony Hall, Herbst Theater and San Jose Performing Arts Center with Michael Barrett and Dong Jin Kim. 

Post-Graduate Diploma, M.M. and B.M., San Francisco Conservatory of Music; studied with Herman LeRoux and Sylvia Anderson; organized and directed the Musical Theater Workshop class(2004-2005), Scenes Class(2015-2017), and the Vocal Performance Workshop class(2017-present) for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-College Department; 

She teaches at SFCM on Saturdays and has her private studio in Palo Alto, where she teaches SFCM students and her private students in person or via Zoom on weekdays. For more information, email emko@sfcm.edu.

Accepting advanced students.

Christine Abraham

M.M., Manhattan School of Music; B.A., San Francisco Conservatory of Music; studied with Patricia McCaffrey, Cynthia Hoffmann, Lucille Evans, Herman LeRoux; principal roles/soloist with Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Glimmerglass Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Spoleto Festival USA, Philadelphia Orchestra, Saint Louis Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Boston Baroque, Music of the Baroque; recorded on Signum Classics, Naxos American Classics, Arabesque Recordings, BBC Music. cabraham@sfcm.edu

Accepting beginner, intermediate, and advanced students.

Krista Wigle

Krista Wigle received both her B.M. and M.M. in Vocal Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory where she studied with Carolyn Lewis, Pamela Fry and Jane Randolph. Her extensive performance career ranges from Opera to Musical Theater. She has performed with such companies as: Opera Parallele, Pocket Opera, Brava! Opera, Opera Santa Barbara, Cinnabar Theater, Festival Opera, Livermore Valley Opera, Sierra Repertory Theater, Woodminster, and the San Jose Playhouse. She has also been the Soprano Soloist/Featured Artist with such organizations as: The Chintimini Chamber Music Festival, The Santa Rosa Symphony, Chora Nova, The UC Berkeley Orchestra, The SFCM Orchestra, The Santa Cruz Symphony, Ballet San Jose, The Monterey Opera Orchestra, and The Rogue Valley Chorale. Krista discovered her passion for teaching twenty-two years ago and has not stopped since. She has her own Private Vocal Studio, teaches Musical Theater and Cabaret at the American Conservatory Theater(A.C.T.), and teaches in the Vocal Department at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts(R.A.S.O.T.A.). Her main goals as a voice teacher are to teach her students how to sing healthily, have vocal longevity, and most of all…have fun! Kwigle@sfcm.edu