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Faculty Recital: Juliana Moura, soprano
Juliana Moura is associate professor of voice and Director of the Opera Workshop at Campbellsville University. Brazilian soprano born in Rio de Janeiro Mrs Moura holds a bachelor degree in Church music from South Brazil Baptist Seminary in Rio de Janeiro, an MA, Master in Arts-Music-Voice, from Campbellsville University, a MM, Master in Music Vocal Performance, from University of Louisville and is currently pursuing a DMA Vocal Performance at University of Kentucky.
Moura had her professional debut as Desdemona in “Otelo” as part of the apprentice artist program at Kentucky Opera. She has collaborated with renowned conductors as Steven Crawford, Kelly Kuo, Bob Bernhard, Joseph Mechavich, Kimcherie Lloyd, Carol Nijes as well as directors like Garnett Bruce, Thomson Smillie, Michael Ramach, and Kristine McIntyre. She was a top seven finalist in the International Czech Competition –Montreal, Canada. Has sang in master classes and concerts to Stephanie Blythe, Jake Heggie, Ben Moore, Mathew Latha, Lisa Hasson and George Darden.
In the opera field, she has sung the roles of Countess, Mimi, Desdemona, Dido, Lauretta, Micaela, First Lady, Lucy, and Sister Genovieffa among others. Mrs Moura performed in Rome-Italy back in 2012 with Rome Festival. On 2015 Mrs Moura opened the Voice Week’s Gala concert which is a Voice Seminar in Brazil for the University of Espirito Santo, where she led masterclass. She has also performed in China during Summer 2016 where she gave masterclasses in Universities of Beijing, Hebei and Wuhan.
In the Beginning of 2018 Mrs Moura has attended, as an active voice professor, the NATS Conference – National Association of teachers of Singing in New York, NY
Future Engagements will involve a Solo Recital at the Fenri Performing Arts in New York, NY-September, Solo Poulenc’s Gloria in Brazil-2018, Solo Mozart’s Requiem in the US and Europe Tour singing and leading master classes in France, Portugal and Switzerland, Summer- 2019.