Olga Perez Flora
Coaching
Olga Perez Flora is a highly sought after voice teacher, with over 15 years experience. While establishing herself as one of America's leading mezzosopranos, Dr. Perez Flora is currently an Assistant Professor of Voice and head of voice faculty at Muskingum University. Throughout the summer, she is on faculty as the Opera Scenes Director at both Up North Vocal Institute (UNVI) in Boyne City, MI and Idyllwild Arts Festival in Idyllwild, CA, holding both posts for many years. Olga has had several students with professional success in both the classical and music theater arenas, helping students to find an efficient and long lasting technique in whatever genre they perform. In addition to instilling good technique, special interests in her studio include dramatic coaching and text interpretation, fitness and health management, and Spanish language art song, especially Cuban song. Her education includes a Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) from The Ohio State University (2013), a Master of Music (MM) in Opera Theater from Arizona State University, as well as a Bachelor of Music (BM) in Vocal Performance and a post-Bachelor certificate in Music Education from Northern Arizona University. She has worked with many wonderful teachers including: Robin Rice, Barbara Honn, Anne Kopta, Don Brinegar, and Paul Kiesgen.
For more information about coaching with Olga Perez Flora, email contact@olgaperezflora.com.



Teaching Experience
2012 - present Assistant Professor of Music and Voice Area Coordinator
Muskingam University, New Concord, OH
- Private Voice Studio
- Women's Choir Director
- Elementary Methods Instructor

2012 - 2013 Graduate Teaching Assistant
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
- Class Voice
- Private Voice Teaching
- Freshman Studio Training

2009 - 2012 Adjunct Voice Faculty
Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
- 20-28 private students
- Master Classes

2000 - 2003 Elementary Music Teacher
Whispering Wind Elementary, Paradise Valley USD, AZ
- General Music Teacher 1-6 grades
- Choral/Musical Theater Director

 

Summer Program Teaching Experience
2011 - present Opera Scenes Director and Exercise & Fitness Instructor
Up North Vocal Institute, Summer Young Artist Program, Boyne, MI

2005 - present Voice Faculty/Opera Director
Idyllwild Arts Festival Choir, Idyllwild, CA
- Master Classes
- Opera Scenes Director

2009 Director/Movement Faculty
Taos Opera Institute, Taos, NM
- Opera scenes director
-Exercise & Fitness Instructor

2006 - 2007 Adjunct Voice Faculty
California State University LA, Los Angeles, CA
- Summer Choral Master’s Program
- Private lessons
- Master Classes

1997-1999 Musical Director/Voice Faculty
NAU Music Camp, Flagstaff, AZ
- Voice instruction
- Musical Theater Director

 

Supplemental Experience
2009 - 2012 Opera Education
Pittsburgh Opera Outreach Educational Program

2000 - present Private Studio Voice Instructor
Phoenix, AZ and Columbus, OH
A studio of 25-30 students
2-3 recitals per year
bimonthly masterclasses

1999 - 2000 Voice Faculty
NAU Preparatory, Flagstaff, AZ
Voice Instructor

 

Lectures
2012 Dramatic Coaching Preparation UNVI Boyne City, MI
2011-2012 Nutrition & Fitness for Singers UNVI Boyne City, MI
2011-2012 The Buisness of Singing Idyllwild Arts Idyllwild, CA
2012 Performance Practice Muskingum University New Concord, OH

 

Education
2013 Doctor of Musical Arts Vocal Performance The Ohio State University
2008 Master of Music Opera Theater Arizona State University
1998 Bachelor of Music Vocal Performance & Music Education Northern Arizona University

 

Young Artist Programs
2007-2008 Young Artist Marion Roose Pullin AZ Opera Studio Phoenix, AZ
2007 Resident Artist Amarillo Opera Amarillo, TX
2006 Festival Artsist Opera New Jersey Princeton, NJ
2005 Artist Opera Festival di Roma Rome, Italy

 

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