Dan Marek specializes in orthopedics with particular expertise in hand, wrist, and elbow conditions in adults and children alike. He practices with Twin Cities Orthopedics at its Chaska, Eden Prairie, Edina Crosstown and Ridgeview Medical Center locations.
Coffin developed an effective system for teaching singing in the bel canto tradition, and this book stands as testament to his teachings. However, Marek adds his own observations and insights alongside those provided by Coffin.
Early Life and Education
Dan Marek is a highly esteemed vocal coach and teacher. His students have performed in leading opera houses such as Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, La Scala in Milan and San Francisco Opera houses under his guidance. Furthermore, he regularly contributes articles about vocal subjects for publications like Classical Singer and the NATS Journal.
He is a shy individual who deeply cares for his family. While resenting the Silvers’ oppressive rule, he keeps his thoughts to himself and does not voice them openly.
He lives in Montfort’s mountainous region and takes great joy from spending time with family and in nature. An advocate for worker’s rights, he utilizes legal processes as a force for good in his personal life and work environment. Devoted father who provides strong emotional support to his daughters as well as strong love for his wife – two things you don’t find too often nowadays!
Marek has performed with major opera companies such as the Metropolitan Opera – where he sang nineteen roles – and New York City Opera. Additionally, he has delivered concert performances at multiple renowned venues including Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.
Since 1974, he has taught voice at Mannes College of Music and published numerous books related to singing such as Giovanni Battista Rubini and the Bel Canto Tenors and Singing: The First Art. Additionally, articles published on these subjects appeared in such publications as The Classical Singer and NATS Journal.
Ryan Bakko, PA-C is a dedicated assistant working closely with Dr. Marek to deliver outstanding orthopedic patient care. He sees patients in clinic settings, assists during surgeries and helps coordinate follow up of patients after care has concluded.
Achievement and Honors
Dan Marek has graced the stages of many major opera houses such as the Metropolitan, New York City Opera and San Francisco Opera as a principal tenor. Additionally, since 1974 he has taught voice at Mannes College of Music where he currently chairs their voice department.
Marek and his students have won many competitions and awards, such as those given by the National Opera Association and Chicago Lyric Competition. Furthermore, Marek has appeared in multiple television and film roles.
Marek’s recycling initiative initially started out as a class assignment with fellow engineering students Evan Gwynne Davies and Michael Pasciuto; it has since expanded to encompass multiple universities and businesses while drawing interest from the Environmental Protection Agency. Now they are seeking a provisional patent for their work.
Marek enjoys playing golf and fly fishing for leisure in his free time, coaching youth baseball while serving as team physician at Chanhassen High School. Additionally, he loves spending time with his family – particularly his three sons who participate in many different sports activities.
He is an accomplished opera singer and concert performer, known for his appearances at major opera houses and concert venues around Europe, Austria and Germany recitals, giving numerous lectures on vocal topics as well as contributing articles for Classical Singer magazine. Additionally he has written two comprehensive books about classical singing titled Singing: The First Art and Alto: Voice of Bel Canto which have garnered him international acclaim.
Marek Najbrt’s visually arresting sophomore feature Protector explores the moral repercussions of collaboration in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia. Starring Jana Plodkova (Hana) and Marek Daniel (Emil), this highly stylized drama depicts an actress’ silver screen career under Nazi occupation while her insecure husband unknowingly aids Nazi propaganda efforts through unwitting participation in propaganda efforts.
His net worth is quite significant, having amassed his fortune through professional golf and its earnings on the PGA Tour – where he competes against world-renowned players – as well as running an academy at Corica Park Golf Course in which he operates himself.
Marek Roloff and Amy Roloff have been in a relationship for two years and enjoy traveling and exploring together. Together they also own Amy’s Little Kitchen catering business.
Marek, unlike Amy, has never been married before. He is an adoring father to Amy’s four children Jeremy (twins), Zachary(triplets), Molly, and Jacob. Unlike Amy, Marek remains extremely private about his personal life; some fans of LPBW speculate he may even be gay.