Since 1997 Donald Litaker has taught voice at the University of Music in Karlsruhe, where he is Professor of Voice. Students have come from over 25 different countries.
Many of his students have won numerous prizes in international voice competitions (e.g. Belvedere in Vienna, Viñas in Barcelona, ARD in Munich, Mendelssohn in Berlin, Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, Bertelsmann “New Voices “, and the International Wagner Competition in Bayreuth).
They appear on major stages wordwide (Bavarian State Opera, Berliner Philharmonic, Deutsche Oper Berlin, La Fenice, Glyndebourne, Göteborg Opera, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Opera Lincoln Center, La Monnaie, Opéra de Monte Carlo, Norwegian National Opera, Opéra de Paris, Zurich Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Salzburg Festival, San Francisco Opera, Semper Opera Dresden, State Opera Hamburg, Berlin State Opera “Unter der Linden”, Theater an der Wien, Théâtre de Champs- Elysées, Théâtre de Châtelet, Theatro Colón Buenos Aires, Teatro di San Carlo Napoli and the Vienna State Opera).