What is a repetiteur?

What is a repetiteur? Here are some definitions.

  1. (music) A tutor or coach of ballet dancers or opera singers.
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Turley-Trejo is a fine pianist and has worked as repetiteur for the Utah Lyric Opera Company as well as a rehearsal pianist for Ballet West.
She has also collaborated with numerous composers, working as the official repetiteur for the world premiere productions of several new Japanese operas.
The theory that JanaCek was forced to make changes is based on a single source, the forty-year-old recollections of the repetiteur, Vilern Blaiek.
More specialized references such as mise en scene, Program announcements, and violon repetiteur are also present.
But Yan didn't feel quite ready for opera, and instead worked for the next two years as pianist and repetiteur with the National Ballet of Canada.
Astaire, a professional dancer from the age of 7, did all of his own choreography, and he was as exacting about corrections as the most persnickety repetiteur.

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