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Grant Loehnig is on the music staff of Wolf Trap Opera Company, where he currently serves as the Wolf Trap Opera Studio Manager and Chorus Master. He has also worked as an assistant conductor/coach with Houston Grand Opera, Seattle Opera, Houston Symphony, American Opera Projects, Berkshire Opera, Centro Studi Lirica, and San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program.
Mr. Loehnig is a graduate of the world-renowned Houston Grand Opera Studio, where he assisted on numerous productions and world premieres, while performing in the orchestras of Hansel and Gretel and Die Zauberflöte and performing onstage in La fille du régiment. Most recently, Mr. Loehnig assisted on the premieres of Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers, written especially for Frederica von Stade, and his Pieces of 9/11: Memories from Houston. Other premieres include an accompanied choral work by Stephan Paulus and new operas by Jennifer Griffith and Jorge Martín. He can be heard as the solo pianist on the premiere recording of Lee Hoiby’s A Month in the Country, released by Albany Records.
His collaborative engagements include performances with St. Paul’s Schubert Club and at Carnegie Hall’s Weill and Zankel Halls. As a recital pianist he has collaborated with Marcus DeLoach, Albina Shagimuratova, Maria Markina, and Susanne Mentzer.
Mr. Loehnig holds a BA from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with degrees in music, political science, and gender studies. He received his Masters of Music degree in vocal accompanying from Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with renowned collaborative pianists Warren Jones and Thomas Muraco.