Faculty and Staff Positions

  • Metropolitan Opera: Assistant Conductor, 1989 to present
  • Finnish National Opera: Vocal Consultant, 1990 to 2013
  • The Juilliard School: Faculty, 1993 to 2000
  • Vocal Consulting at The Royal Opera Stockholm, The Royal Danish Opera, The Norwegian Opera, The Estonian National Opera
  • Canadian Opera Company: Guest Master Instructor, Summer 1992
  • Santa Fe Opera: Music Staff, Summer 1991
  • San Francisco Opera: Music Staff, 1983-1989
  • Washington Opera: Répétiteur, Assistant Chorus Master under George London, 1973-1978
  • San Francisco Opera (Merola Opera Program): Master Coach, 1977-1978
  • University of Maryland: Music Director, Opera Department; Faculty, Graduate Voice Department, 1974-1977
  • AIMS, Graz, Austria: Assistant to Marguerite Meyerowitz of The Juilliard School for instruction in French diction and repertoire, 1974


  • Master of Music from The Catholic University of America
  • Bachelor of Music from Peabody Conservatory
  • Academic piano study with Leon Fleisher; additional piano study with Paul Badura-Skoda, Alfred Brendel, Lily Wollin, and Bertha Horowitz.

Private Studio

New York City, 1978 to the present: private coaching with such artists as Rockwell Blake, Katherine Ciesinski, Kristine Ciesinski, Renato Capecchi, Elizabeth Connell, Dwayne Croft, Katarina Dalayman, Brigitte Fassbaender, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Nicolai Gedda, Jerry Hadley, Gwynne Howell, Jorma Hynninen, Soile Isokoski, Julia Migenes, James McCracken, Marie McLaughlin, James Morris, Jan Opalach, William Parker, Martile Rowland, Ellen Shade, Neil Shicoff, Nina Stemme, Birgitta Svendén, Ruth Ann Swenson, Tatiana Troyanos, Carol Vaness, Ramon Vargas and Jeffrey Wells.

Vocal Recital Accompaniment

Numerous recitals throughout the United States and Canada with such artists as Rockwell Blake, Elizabeth Connell, Brigitte Fassbaender, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Evelyn Lear, René Kollo, Pilar Lorengar, Alessandra Marc, Kurt Moll, Jan Opalach, William Parker, Florence Quivar, Thomas Stewart

Recordings and Television

  • Songs of Charles Tomlinson Griffes – Musical Heritage Society with Jan Opalach
  • “George London Gala” Highlights – RCA Victor
  • “George London Gala” PBS-TV (nationwide)
  • Accompanist for Rockwell Blake, Justino Diaz, Nicolai Gedda, James King, Catherine Malfitano, James McCracken, Richard Stilwell and Tatiana Troyanos.

San Francisco Opera

In the 1980s the San Francisco Opera was extremely successful in presenting important singers. It was a time when there was much to be learned. A partial list of singers with whom Maestro Goldberg worked on productions there would include:

Francisco Araiza, Walter Berry, Franco Bonisolli, Monserrat Caballé, Renato Capecchi, Régine Crespin, José van Dam, Brigitte Fassbänder, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Jerry Hadley, Marilyn Horne, James King, René Kollo, Pilar Lorengar, Kurt Moll, James Morris, Leo Nucci, Matti Salminen, Ruth Ann Swenson, Kiri Te Kanawa, Ingvar Wixell