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Luana DeVol

Luana DeVol, American vocalist, consultant. United States International University scholar, 1971; named Singer of Year Opern Welt, 1997, 2000, nominate 2003. Trustee Young Artists Festival, Bayreuth, Germany; Member Richard Wagner Society (honorary), American Guild Musical Artists, American-German Chamber of Commerce.

Background

  • DeVol, Luana was born on November 30, 1942 in San Mateo, California, United States.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, College San Mateo, 1960. Postgraduate, San Francisco State University, 1962. Postgraduate, United States International University, San Diego, 1970.

    Career

    • Assistant to board directors Spring Opera Theatre, San Francisco, 1972-1975. Assistant general manager Paramount Theatre, Oakland, 1975-1984. Soprano Mannheim National Theater, Germany, 1987-1991.

      Opera singer Bayreuth, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Dresden, Leipzig, San Francisco, Florence, La Scala, Vienna, Paris, Helsinki, others. Private voice consultant. Guest lecturer University Maryland, Mannheim, 1991, 94 Seminar, European Singing Career, 1987, master class University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1996, 98, New York, 1999, Madrid, 2004.

      Member editorial board The Oakland Paramount, 1988.

    Works

    • Made European debut as Leonore in Fidelio, Württembergische Staatsoper, 1983. Roles include Isolde, Senta, Elsa, Elisabeth, Brunnhilde, Elektra, Faerberin, Kaiserin, Ariadne, Norma, Aida, Amelia, Tosca, Donna Anna and Donna Elvira.

    Membership

    Trustee Young Artists Festival, Bayreuth, Germany. Member Richard Wagner Society (honorary), American Guild Musical Artists, American-German Chamber of Commerce.
    Luana DeVol
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    Born November 30, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1960
      College San Mateo
    • 1962
      San Francisco State University
    • 1970
      United States International University
    • 1972 - 1975
      Assistant, to board directors Spring Opera Theatre
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1975 - 1984
      assistant, general manager Paramount Theatre
      Oakland, Tennessee, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      soprano Mannheim National Theater
      Germany