Stacey Mastrian offers Italian diction and translation, as well as diction coaching in English, French, and German.
Marcie Stapp is one of the opera industry’s treasures. Renowned coach, translator, editor of the famed Nico Castel opera translation volumes, and faculty at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, she is also the author of The Singer’s Guide to Languages, an illustrated diction volume written especially for singers. More recently, she has published Airplane, a fun and stimulating game designed to introduce and teach IPA. She also has a library of original opera translations, including Carmen, Hansel & Gretel, Così fan tutte, and many more.
A word of warning: Ms. Stapp is old school. She does have a website, but does not accept electronic inquiries or orders. Visit Teddys Music Press here, and call (415) 681–7625 for info or orders.