Festivals that have recently featured Arlene as pianist, vocal coach and teacher for collaborative pianists include the Vancouver International Song Institute, Opera Experience Southeast, Greensboro Light Opera and Song, Operafest on Martha’s Vineyard and in NJ, Resonanz Festival, and Songfest in Malibu. She is currently head coach and pianist at Atlantic Music Festival and presents masterclasses across the country in subjects ranging from audition techniques to musical collaboration and entrepreneurship.
Arlene currently serves on the Senior Coaching Faculty of The Juilliard School’s Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts as well as on the Vocal-Piano Recital Faculty at Manhattan School of Music. While on the faculty of the Aspen Music Festival for fourteen summers, she taught classes and coached productions centering on Mozart and German operas. Arlene also served as head of the Accompanying Department at Syracuse University and on the Evening Division Faculties of The Juilliard School and Mannes College.