Resident Teaching Artist
Giovanna Reyes-Mir (Resident Teaching Artist) is an accomplished professor of voice, choral conductor, and professional singer with over 15 years of experience in the Greater New York and Washington DC areas. Ms. Reyes-Mir holds herself, as well as her students and clients, to the highest standard of musical excellence and possesses the required skill set to achieve this benchmark. Her extensive knowledge of vocal technique, style, and repertoire has led her students and clients to great success in prestigious programs, internationally renowned opera houses, and Broadway stages and tours.
A native of Puerto Rico, Ms. Reyes-Mir has performed roles in Carmen (Frasquita, starring Denyce), Boheme (Mimí), Cosí Fritz (Suzel), Dialogues des Carmelites (Mere
Zauberflöte (2nd Lady), Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza), and many more. She has appeared in full productions and in concert with The Casals Festival Orchestra, Coópera: Project Opera of Manhattan, Orlando Opera, Spoleto Vocal Arts Symposium, International Institute of Vocal Arts, Modus Opera Company, Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico, Opera de Puerto Rico, Cleveland Heights Orchestra, Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theatre, Brooklyn Conservatory Orchestra, etc.
Currently, Giovanna serves as Professor of Voice at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Music and teaches courses in singing at Carnegie Mellon University, School of Drama. She also serves as Professor of Musical Theater Voice at Brenau University in Gainesville, GA. She is Music Director and Resident Artist at Keystone State Music Theater Academy. In the recent past, Giovanna served as Adjunct Faculty at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, VA. Giovanna also served as Adjunct Faculty at The County College of Morris, Assistant Director of Music Ministry at Resurrection Parish, and maintained a private voice studio in New York, New Jersey, and Virginia. Education: Cleveland Institute of Music (B.M., M.M. in Vocal Performance), Estill Voice Training (Levels I & II), CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute (Levels I, II, & III).