Peter Drackley

Peter D.

New York, NY
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About

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Peter delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 14+

Teaching since:
2016

Lauded by Opera News as having “showed vocal confidence [...] his luminous head voice blooming with expansive and penetrating phrases“, and by Opera Today as bringing "the performance to an awestruck standstill with his exquisitely sung (aria)... He cuts a fine figure throughout the performance, with an intense stage presence” Peter has performed such roles as Rodolfo (La Bohème), Alfredo (La Traviata), Il Duca di Mantova (Rigoletto), Macduff (Macbeth), Nemorino (l'elisir d'amore), Turiddu (Cavalleria Rusticana), and Justice Scalia in Derrick Wang’s Scalia/Ginsburg, performed at the Supreme Court and featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Peter has performed in such venues as Santa Fe Opera, Sarasota Opera, Opera Idaho, Anchorage Opera, Maryland Opera, Lancaster Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Helena Symphony, and Carnegie Hall.

As a teacher, students have said about Mr. Peter:
“Peter helped me get to my high notes with a bright sound that felt relaxed and easy” -Brett Andrews, Tenor/Dancer
“Peter’s experience as a performer helped me not only achieve a healthy full sound, but a strong connection to the role through body work and character analysis.” -Abigail Lawsonn, Operatic Soprano
My technique is based on a relaxed but engaged posture, the management of air instead of "pushing" or "shoving" air, a bright but warm sound, and taking your space as a performer, a singer, and a human being.

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Experience

Voice Teacher
May 2016 - Present
Vocal Studio

My always expanding studio of singers who study voice with me

Opera singer
Jan 2010 - Present
Tenor

Operatic Tenor Peter is a rising star in the opera world, performing all over the country and internationally. He specializes in Operatic, Oratorio/Symphonic, and Musical Theatre repertoire

Education

Vocal Performance
Sep 2008 - May 2012
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins Institute

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

3rd Place
Apr 2018
McCammon Vocal Competition
2nd Place
Dec 2017
New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera Competition

Affiliations

American Guild of Musical Artists
Jan 2010

An American labor union that represents 8,000 current and retired opera singers, ballet and other dancers, opera directors, backstage production personnel at opera and dance companies, and figure skaters.

Photos & Videos

Singing Nessun Dorma from Puccini's Turandot
The Duke in Verdi's Rigoletto

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Rodolfo in La Boheme

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Singing Don Jose from Bizet's Carmen
The Duke in Rigoletto 
Hitting a high note

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Edgar in Puccini's Edgar with Santa Fe Opera
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