Mirshak Artists Management represents many of the world's finest classical singers, conductors and stage directors. Our roster is comprised of musicians who strive to make a positive difference in the art of music and to affect people with his or her gifts. Our agency collaborates with our clients to energetically develop and manage their careers, as well as with arts organizations worldwide to help create the best artistic experience possible. We are known for our unsurpassed work ethic, integrity and passion for the musical arts.
Robert Mirshak, President
Robert Mirshak is President and Founder of Mirshak Artists Management, the classical artist management agency based in New York City whose mission is to make a positive difference in artists careers through work ethic, integrity and passion for the musical arts. He is an advocate for ethics in the music business, and represents international artists on a roster comprised mainly of singers but also of stage directors and conductors. An active participant on the speaker's circuit, he was a featured lecturer at the National Classical Singer Conventions and at the National Association of the Teachers of Singers, as well as the Opera in America convention where he spoke of "Ethics in the Business of Singing." He has also worked with young artists programs across the United States, and is a frequent vocal competition adjudicator. Dr. Mirshak received his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he was a student of National Medal of Arts award winner Professor George Shirley and worked extensively with renown pianist and coach, Martin Katz.
As a professional singer, Dr. Mirshak performed recitals around the world, and sang with several regional opera companies. As a teacher, he was a members of the voice faculty at Missouri State University, Albion College, and Central Michigan University, and coached students privately at his studio in New York City. As an artist manager he was employed by Columbia Artists Management and Herbert Barrett Management before forming his own artists management agency 14 years ago. Dr. Mirshak continues to be an advocate for Music Business education in schools and young artist programs and recently developed an online course called “Singer’s Career Success” with LSU graduate Dr. Kristina Driskill.