Connie Koppe

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Linklater Designation 1998
MM Opera Performance, Temple University
BS Music Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Adjunct Professor of Voice and Speech
The Ira Brind School of Theater Arts
320 South Broad Street
University of the Arts
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Connie Koppe teaches the Linklater Voice Work at the University of the Arts and also in her private studio, as well as teaching singing, using the Linklater Work as a basis for her singing technique.  She has taken workshops with Catherine Fitzmaurice and Donna Snow, and studied Alexander work with Katherine Wielopolska.  As a singer, Connie leads a cabaret band called “Enchante”.  Ms. Koppe directs operas and performs children’s theater.  Her most recent directing projects are AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS, THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and THE MAGIC FLUTE all for the Delaware Valley Opera Company.Connie Koppe leads lyric writing projects in public and private schools (4th – 6th grades) through Arts for Anyone, an organization she helped start, and play writing with Storybook Musical Theater.  She recently traveled to Adona, Turkey on an exchange program, as a visiting Artist to write poetry and lyrics.