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From the Concentus Musicus in Vienna under Nikolaus Harnoncourt to the concert stage as musical director for Gary Puckett, Pete Strobl has taken advantage of every opportunity to observe real singers dealing with real-world situations.
Los Angeles-based vocal technician and producer, Pete Strobl often draws upon classical influences when working with contemporary artists whether playing bass, arranging, producing or coaching singers in the studio. Pete's extensive understanding of the voice and his blue-collar approach to the development of singing technique is the result of an eclectic and wide-ranging career as a performer, musical director and educator.
Pete left the road to settle in Malibu as resident musician, instrument repair tech and studio manager at the legendary Shangri La Studio which he helped transform into the resonant boutique recording studio which hosted productions by Joe Walsh, Chaka Khan, Tom Jones, Keb' Mo' and Mark Knopfler. It was here that Pete had the opportunity to work with producers like Chuck Ainlay, Lou Adler, John Porter, Ethan Johns, John Hanlon, Val Garay and Ron Hitchcock.
Originally from Salzburg, Austria, Pete headed back to his roots in Europe to produce albums in Salzburg, Vienna and Holland. Pete serves as vocal coach for Wolfgang and Eddie Van Halen in preparation for the album A Different Kind Of Truth and their upcoming 2015 tour.
Pete has given workshops to private groups, public schools and performing arts organizations from Los Angeles to the prestigious Mozarteum in Salzburg. He consults and collaborates with musicians, singers, songwriters and producers from around the world via the internet.