Edward Hoepelman studied Classical singing at the Conservatory’s of Tilburg and aastricht, where he also studied Opera for four years. After his study he took lesssons in Aldebourgh (England) with Sir Peter Pears. He continued his studies with Maestro Arrigo Pola (Modena, Italy) and with Prof. Hendrikus Rootering (Krefeld, Germany). With Bram Balfoort, Mia Kuipers (Sven Smit method) and Horst Coblenzer (Coblenzer method in Boldern, Switzerland) he studied breathing- and voice techniques.
Many journeys folowwed to London, Vienna and New York for study: Jo Estill, Gillyanne Kayes, Anne Marie Speed and Paul Farrington for the E.V.T.S System (Estill Voice Training System), a very advanced singing method, which spans all voice qualities like speech, opera and belting.
After that he studied with the renown operatenor and vocal coach James McCray. For several years Edward is studied the Lichtenberger Method with Ingrid Voermans.
As a solo singer he took part in many opera’s, light-opera’s and zarzuela’s, and made several recordings for radio and cd with the Metropole Orchestra, Limburg Symphonic Orchestra and the Mariachi Orchestra. With Mariachi he toured the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. He had many shows with harp player Saskia Veen (Britten, Strauss, Fauré, Debussy, Duparc).
On Sunday the 24th of March Mister Hoepelman will give a Masterclass, on the campus of our Musical department!