Office: UCA 325D
Position: Vocal Coach
Steven Aguiló-Arbues enjoys his various roles as a vocal coach, recitalist, répétiteur, and conductor. He has performed as a solo and collaborative pianist throughout Spain, Italy, Peru and the United States, and has worked on many opera productions, including Die Zauberflte, Madama Butterfly, Don Giovanni, Dialogues des Carmlites, Rigoletto, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Carmen, Dido and Aeneas, Romo et Juliette, and Don Pasquale, among others. His interest in musical theatre has led him to prepare and conduct productions of Oklahoma!, Anything Goes, and A Chorus Line. He has coached singers who have won regional and national finalist titles in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions as well as hired by opera companies throughout the world.
Mr. Aguiló-Arbues earned his Professional Studies Certificate and Master of Music degree in Vocal Accompanying from the Manhattan School of Music. He has served on the faculties of the Manhattan School of Music, Centro Studi Lirica in Italy, and Metropolitan State University of Denver. He has also served as the Resident Coach/Pianist of Opera Colorado (2008-2014) as well as on the coaching staffs of Atlanta Opera and Crested Butte Music Festival. Mr. Aguiló-Arbues is currently the associate conductor for Denver's Inside the Orchestra, conductor for Boulder's The Renaissance Project, and performs regularly with the Central City Opera Ensemble Artists. He is also the Assistant Professor Vocal Coach at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.