Style: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Independent Voice Teacher
Bio: Former voice faculty, American University (1990-2001), B, Mus-Voice Performance, DePauw Univ., M.A in voice performance, American Univ, M.A. in Musicology, American Univ. Private voice studio and active NATS member for more than 40 years. Teach classical and music theater students. Clientele shifting to adults after years of teaching high- and middle-school students. Students moving into voice major programs have been accepted with scholarship at most major conservatories and regional schools of music, including son Eric Jurenas, countertenor who has a full-time opera career in Europe and the US. Other former students now enjoy music careers in the US Army Field Band, young artist programs, Broadway, and regional professional music theatre and opera productions. Joan is an experienced performer in recital, opera and concert engagements in local DC area with occasional performances elsewhere in the US and Europe.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am currently accepting private students