The Artistic Council is composed of 4 members, elected from among the representatives of all EOA partner academies. Together with the EOA Coordinator, they work to uphold the quality of the EOA programme. Their diversified profiles and expertise in the opera world and education ensure a framework where a well-balanced curriculum is in constant development. 

Tore Dingstad

Council Member
Oslo National Academy of the Arts Dean, Academy of Opera

Marcin Habela

Council Member
Haute école de musique de Genève-Neuchâtel
Doctor of Arts – PhD
Head of Vocal Department

Antonio Salgado

Council Member
ESMAE Head Vocal Studies Coordinator of the Postgraduate Studies in Opera and of the Opera Studio of ESMAE

Zoe Smith

Council Member
RWCMD Cardiff
Head of of Postgraduate Programmes and pianist