Style: Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Title: Director of Elementary Music
Bio: A Chicagoland native, soprano Allison Novak, has been active in the Florida music scene since 2007. She holds Bachelor of Music degrees with honors in Voice Performance and Commercial Music from Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois. Ms. Novak has appeared on stage with the Florida Opera Festival, m.a.d. Theatre of Tampa, Hat Trick Theatre Productions, Vero Beach Opera, The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, Star Wars: in Concert, The Orlando Chamber Singers, The Orlando Chorale, The Orlando Philharmonic, Teatro Bramante in Urbania, Italy, and The Walt Disney World Resort. She has sung under the batons of Daniel Lipton, Anton Coppola, John V. Sinclair, Joseph Holt, Gregory Ruffer, Louis Salemno, Elaine Rinaldi, and Vernon Hartman. Favorite performances include Le nozze di Figaro, La bohème, Il Pagliacci, Star Wars, and The Rocky Horror Show. She was a media personality for both the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and The Pirate’s League at The Walt Disney World Resort and can be seen on multiple “behind the scenes” videos on TLC, The Travel Channel, Disney Channel and Disney DVD. Currently singing with Gloria Musicae and Opera Tampa, future engagements include Haydn’s Creation and Verdi’s La Traviata. Equally as passionate about Arts Education as she is performing, Ms. Novak is the Music Department Manager for the Patel Conservatory at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts where she often conducts the musical theater and children’s chorus programs.
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Opera; Jazz; Folk; Classical; Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I have a wait-list for private lessons; I am currently accepting private students; I offer lessons in a group environment; I accept students through a college or university program