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Andrea Garritano

Lecturer in Voice/Director of Opera
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Manhattan School of Music, Bachelor of Music
University of Oregon, Master of Music
The University of Kansas, Doctor of Musical Arts
Academic History

Lecturer in Voice, Emporia State University 2007-14

Visiting Instructor of Voice, Benedictine College 2012-14

Scholarly Interests/Activities

Scholarly interest in operas that have major works of literature as source material.

Creative development interest in collaborative chamber music.

Service Interests/Activities

Faculty advisor to the WSGA recognized Washburn University Opera Studio

Career Accomplishments

Ms. Garritano has recently performed with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City as First Lady in their 2013 production of Die Zauberflöte as well as the title role in Aida with Rimrock Opera in Billings, MT. Additional work on the opera stage includes the title roles in both Madama Butterfly and Tosca with Kansas Concert Opera and roles with Eugene Opera, Hudson Opera Theatre and Delaware Valley Opera (NY), among several. She has performed as a soloist with the University of Kansas Orchestra at the Lied Center for the Performing Arts and Helzburg Hall at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City as well as with the Oregon Mozart Players. She has been a collaborative singer on the Music Today new music concert series in Eugene, OR and was a soloist with the New York Vocal Artists Competition in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in her home state of New York.