Dubravka Zubovic

Dubravka Z.

Laguna Hills, CA

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Dubravka delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+

Teaching since:
January 2009

After having a very successful operatic career that has taken me throughout the World, in January of 2010 I joined the Saddleback College Music Department as an adjunct professor of Applied Voice and diction coach, where I was teaching till 2014. I run a very successful private voice studio in Laguna Hills, California.
As a a member of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing), USA and MTAC (Music Teachers’ Association of California),I am frequent judicator at the vocal competitions and give master classes at the American Universities and at the International Vocal Festivals.


Founder/Artistic Director
May 2012 - Present
OC Ars Voalis Academy/OCAVA

Three week summer program in Rome, Italy for the classical singers

Voice Professor
Jan 2009 - Present
Dubravka Z. Voice Studio; OC Ars Vocalis Academy/OCAVA, Founder/Artistic Director

I run a very successful private voice studio, and also am a founder and artistic director od OC Ars Vocalis Academy/OCAVA, a three week summer program for singers, that every year takes place in Rome, Italy (www.ocava.org)


MA in Voice
May 1975 - May 1977
Belgrade University
BA in Voice
Sep 1971 - May 1974
Zagreb Academy of Music


English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Croatian, Serbian
Professional Proficiency


May 1978
Teatro alla Scala di Milano/Centro di perfezionamento

Attended the vocal training in Milan Opera, Italy for young vocal artists


1st place for the role of Rosina (G. Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Sep 1986
Francisco Vinas Competition, Barcelona, Spain
Bronze Medal
Sep 1976
International Vocal Competition in Geneva, Switzerland


National Association of Teachers of Singing
Mar 2011

Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of teachers of singing in the world with more than 7,000 members worldwide.

Music Teachers' Association of California
Mar 2010

MTAC aspires to be the recognized leader in (1) Student Programs, which make a positive impact in the quality of music education and in the lives of music students; (2) Member Programs, which inspire quality teaching, the pursuit of ongoing teacher education and member involvement with community outreach; (3) a thriving Foundation, which funds Student Programs and member needs through its investments, donations, and grants.

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Photos & Videos

Zandile Mzazi, soprano
Student in Rome, Italy (www.ocava.org)
Amanda Strader (DZ Voice Studio Student) 
Winner/1st Place at the Classical Singer Competition, San Antonio, Texas

DZ Voice Studio Concert

DZ Studio Concert

DZ's Master Class in Rome , Italy
Opera Festival di Roma

DZ performance on TV
A. McCalester, Student

I. Ligons, Student

J. Herceg, Student
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