Gail Hintz holds a bachelor’s degree in piano performance from Webster College, a master’s degree in vocal accompanying and coaching from the University of Illinois, and spent a year in Paris studying piano at the Ecole Normale de Musique. She then worked as a vocal coach/accompanist in New York City for several years, coaching singers and serving as music director/pianist for various regional opera and musical theatre companies and tours. Gail moved back to St. Louis in 1989, and currently coaches singers privately, accompanies rehearsals for the Saint Louis Symphony Chorus, plays for the Metropolitan Opera district/regional auditions in St. Louis, works on the music staff at Eliot Unitarian Chapel, and enjoys free-lance accompanying work at St. Joseph Academy, Winter Opera Saint Louis, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, and The Muny. She is thrilled to be part of an effort to support and promote art song concerts in our region!