C. Thomas Brooks, Director of Development and Executive Director of the Salzburg Institute Chamber Music Concert Series, is also the conductor of Lyricora, a Boston-area based choral ensemble. Listen to tracks of their latest album here. C. Thomas Brooks is also one of the artists behind Amoskeag, the new opera by Carol Barnett and Marisha Chamberlain.


Michael Ellis Ingram, the Salzburg Institute’s Director of Musical Studies, is currently First Kapellmeister at the Theater Nordhausen in central Germany where he conducts opera, operetta, musical theater, ballet, symphony concerts, and children’s concerts. Watch a wonderfully poetic portrait of Michael titled The Instrument without a Voice  here. Michael also appeared in a recent dance video. Michael recently joined two young dancers in a remarkable dance film. Watch this highly artistic video and listen to Michael play Bach on the harpsichord. Below is a sampling of recent performances:


IMPULS-Festival für Neue Musik in Sachsen-Anhalt with the MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig

Don Quichotte. Ballet by Stefan Haufe, music by Ludwig Minkus.

Der Graf von Luxemburg. Operetta by Franz Lehár.
Hänsel und Gretel. Opera by Engelbert Humperdinck.
André Chénier. Opera by Umberto Giordano.
Le nozze di Figaro. Opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Shakespeare. Ballet by Jutta Ebnother, music by Purcell, Massenet, Elgar, Britten, Mendelssohn.

Der Vogelhändler. Operetta by Carl Zeller.

The Nutcracker. Ballet by Jochen Heckmann, music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.