Richard Epp is a Vancouver based vocal coach, pianist and conductor. He was senior opera coach for the Opera Workshop at UBC and as well as sessional instructor in the School of Music for many years. At UBC he conducted Serse, Die Gärtnerin aus Liebe, Le Nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberflöte, Hänsel und Gretel, Der Fledermaus, Die lustige Witwe, Brundibar, Cabaret, Weisse Rose among others. In the past six months he has worked for Vancouver Opera, Pacific Opera Victoria, Vancouver City Opera and in the young artist program at Kelowna Opera. In the past he worked at the Vancouver Opera as pianist for their Resident Artist Program for five years and has also been on the faculty at the Vancouver Academy of Music. He has appeared in concert for both Vancouver Early Music and Vancouver New Music. He has premiered numerous Canadian works and has appeared in recital on CBC on numerous occasions.