Michael Ellis Ingram
Korrepetitor und Kapellmeister
Michael Ellis Ingram from Missouri/USA studied conducting with James Buswell, James Ross and Ulrich Windfuhr, as well as piano with Mia Chung and Alina Polyakov. In addition to his master class studies at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig (College for Music and Theatre Leipzig), he was a lecturer for orchestral conducting at the local music pedagogical institute. As a guest lecturer he taught at the New England Conservatory and at the University of Maryland School of Music, and as a pianist and conductor he participated in music festivals such as the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors, the National Orchestral Institute and the Impuls Festival for New Music in Saxony-Anhalt. Ingram has taught music and English literature at various schools in the USA and Germany, including the music and art school "Clara Schumann" in Leipzig. Ingram is also Director of Musical Studies at the Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts, where he has been giving interdisciplinary lectures on music history since 2011.
In the 2012/2013 season Ingram was engaged as First Music Director at the Theater Nordhausen, where he conducted opera, operetta, musical, ballet and various concerts. Since 2016/2017 he has been a répétiteur and conductor at the Mecklenburg State Theatre. He is employed in all areas and takes over the musical direction of the stage productions WILLKAMEN IN DE WESSELJOHRN and JEKYLL & HYDE as well as the Christmas concert IM WINTERWUNDERLAND.