Janet Haney


Janet has worked as a vocal coach and répétiteur for numerous opera companies in the UK and abroad including Wexford Festival Opera, Welsh National Opera, English Touring Opera, Opera Holland Park, Longborough Festival Opera, Dorset Festival Opera, Islenska Operan (Iceland), Opera Africa (South Africa), European Chamber Opera and Opera Project. 

She is also a vocal coach at the Royal Academy of Music and she regularly coaches at the Gärtnerplatz Opera House in Munich and works with singers on the Frankfurt Opera Programme. Janet has been Music Director for the opera scenes at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (2018 and 19) . Other Music Director work has included opera scenes at The Birmingham Conservatoire,  Söngskólinn, Reykjavik and the short works programme at Wexford Festival Opera. This Spring she was Music Director for La Traviata at the North Wales Opera Studio and in September 2022 she will coach singers at the Opera School in Cape Town University, South Africa.

In concert, she has performed as an accompanist at many of Britain’s Concert Halls including St David’s Hall, Cardiff, The Symphony Hall, Birmingham and the Cadogan Hall, London. Internationally she has given recitals in Spain, Russia, Qatar, New York, Iceland, Ireland and Japan with singers including  Kiri Te Kanawa  and Rosalind Plowright. 

Future opera work includes working for Dorset Opera this summer on their production of Puccini’s Manon Lescaut.