Stefan Paul Sanchez

ASSOCIATE OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC

VOICE GURU - OPERA SINGER - PRODUCER - ARTISTIC DIRECTOR - TEACHER

Stefan was the youngest soloist at Saddlers Wells Theatre and subsequently went on to give performances Worldwide specializing in Verdi Baritone Roles.

Voice Teacher Vocal Coach: He teaches from a private studio in Asoke. Many of his students are now successful National and International Artists. They have also been accepted at major conservatories in USA, Canada and United Kingdom. His older students from Bangkok are now teachers themselves at Mahidol, Grammy and The Princess Galiani Foundation.

Producer and Director. Stefan has, over a span of 25 years, given Worldwide productions throughout USA, UK, Europe, UAE and South East Asia.  He founded Opera Holland Park, European Chamber Opera, Opera and Concerts Worldwide, Grand Opera Thailand and Bangkok Youth Opera. He also acted as Artistic Director for London City Opera and Siam Opera. He has recently been invited as Artistic Director to a new theatre in Da Nang (Vietnam). In Bangkok he has directed at Thailand Cultural Centre, Chalern Krung Theatre, National Theatre and has taken 100 Thai Artists to London to present a premiere performance of Mae Naak. An original opera by Somtow Suchariktul. His most recent production project was The “Workshop, a Dress Rehearsal for Life,” directed by Napisi Reyes and starring Pop Icon, Pete Pol, at the Thailand Cultural Centre which charted the difficulties experienced by twelve “wounded individuals” who literally sing their way back to health.

WORKSHOPS - HONOURS - CURRENTLY - 2020 & BEYOND

Workshops: He has given worldwide workshops for professional artists and has helped innumerable business people to find the potency, expressiveness and infectious persuasion in their voice. 

Erb corporate workshop (Thailand), Prudential Assurance Company (London), Madrid Opera House, University of Pablo Olavide Spain. Carmona Summer Workshops for professional singers. Gems Schools Dubai. Baan Gerda Orphanage. Feel Free Feel Well Workshops, Tuscany. Summer Wellness Course, Naples (Castello Duca Fragnito Montforte). Numerous professional workshops (Preparing for a role on stage and in life), London.   

Currently: He runs a professional opera company GRAND OPERA THAILAND which is made up of many of his own post-graduate singing students. He also runs a children’s company for his school-age students called Bangkok Youth Opera, (BYO).

Honours: In 2002 he was honoured by his Conservatoire in London with an ASSOCIATE OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC for his prestigious work with singers. He is a member of the Bangkok South Rotary Club and a Paul Harris Member 2020.

His main project for 2020 will be to run music workshops in orphanages in Bangkok throughout the year and to enable the children to participate in the opera Carmen with professional singers in December next year.

  

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DARREN ROYSTON

(Movement Master)

Darren Royston is a leading international movement specialist, having trained directly with teachers who worked with Rudolf Laban. His extensive career has considered the practical application in dance, theatre, opera, therapy, everyday movement choices, and the nonverbal world of communication

– including leading programmes for  London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art: Team Building Initiatives (UK) https://www.radabusiness.com , Motus Humanus in USA http://movescapecenter.com/motus-humanus/ ,

residential retreats for The Laban Guild https://www.labanguild.org.uk/about-us/

Darren developed a personal approach that works alongside Voice Wellness with Stefan Sanchez, collaborating with Stefan for the past two decades on workshops, courses, performances, and corporate events. This interrelated Voice Wellness approach uses practical fun exercises in opera and vocal performance to help each participating individual find enjoyment and personal revelations through becoming more aware of their own moving body

WORKSHOPS - HONOURS - CURRENTLY - 2020 & BEYOND