- Teaches students:
- Ages 10+ and special needs
- Teaching since:
Givonna, mezzo-soprano, founder and director of OperaCréole, was recently featured on a French documentary called "Le Grand Tour" about the connections between France, Quebec, and Louisiana.
Ms. Givonna is a versatile teacher, able to work with all vocal styles.
She is a professional opera singer who is also versatile in theater and jazz. As a trained Music Therapist, she is also able to work with students with special needs.
She has been presented in concerts in Rome, Italy and Paris, France, has performed leading roles with New Orleans Opera, and as a soloist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Chorus of New Orleans.Ms Joseph has over 25 years experience in production. Prior to Hurricane Katrina, she served as Director of Education for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra for 5 years. Givonna teaches voice privately and is a Master Teaching Artist for Young Audiences of Louisiana. Ms Joseph is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans.
A company dedicated to researching and performing lost or rare operatic works by composers of African descent with a specialty in 19th Century New Orleans
An American labor union that represents 8,000 current and retired opera singers, ballet and other dancers, opera directors, backstage production personnel at opera and dance companies, and figure skaters.