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Hein Boterberg

Head of Music | Repertoire Coaching, Workshops, Concerts & Production

Hein Boterberg is Head of Music and vocal coach at the IOA and works as a visiting vocal coach at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. He is also freelance accompanist for recitals. 

He studiedat the Conservatoire in his birth cityof Ghent. At the Royal Scottish Academy and the London Guildhall School of Music and Dramahe specialised in singing accompaniment.He was also holder of the Geoffrey Parsons Junior fellowship at the Royal College of Music. 

In la Monnaie in Brussels, heassisted Antonio Pappano and Renato Balsadonna andworked in productions with singers such as Susan Graham, José van Dam, Jonas Kaufmann and Joseph Calleja. He has also played for conductors such as Kazushi Ono and Alessandro de Marchi.In addition to this, he has worked with singers forthe Filharmonie, the Flemish Radio Choir, the Flemish Opera, Covent Garden, the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapeland the Collegium Vocale, Gent. 

In song recitals he has played in Europe, Asia and Australia in venues such as the Wigmore Hall and the Purcell Room in London, the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels and many more.2006 he started the Vocal Journey recital series, for which he devised and played concerts with young singers from all over the world. 

He was coach and pianist for singing courses in the UK, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Portugal and France. He was official accompanist for vocal masterclasses by Sir Thomas Allen, Robin Bowman, Emma Kirkby, Ann Murray, Loh Siew-Tuan, Graham Johnson and Dame Margaret Price. 

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