Larissa Lorenz is an up and coming soprano and vocal teacher in the Bay Area.
Devoted to her passion for opera, Ms. Lorenz has coordinated, hosted and performed ongoing outreach programs for schools, senior living communities, and public events, becoming an indispensable resource to expose new audiences to opera. In addition to her musical outreach Ms. Lorenz has also created and taught revolving vocal masterclasses to facilitate approachable and accessible music education to the community.
Outside of performing, Ms. Lorenz teaches voice and piano lessons at her private Santa Rosa Studio and Music to My Ears in Cotati. With over ten years of teaching experience, Ms. Lorenz emphasizes the importance of technique, healthy singing, and nurturing each student’s unique sound.
Ms. Lorenz is also the Musical Director for the nonprofit Upstreet Music Patrons whose mission is “funding music education, providing musical opportunities to adults and children for personal and cultural enrichment.” She is also a founding artist of The Artists’ Salon which re-introduces the classical salon format in a highly relevant space-the home-with the aim to enthusiastically foster meaningful relationships surrounding art and music.
As a performer, Ms. Lorenz has performed with numerous opera companies throughout the Bay Area including: Goat Hall Productions, Pocket Opera Company, The North Bay Stage Company, East Bay Musical Chairs, the Jarvis Conservatory, Verismo Opera Company and as a soloist for numerous churches throughout the North Bay.
A former student of Ruth Ann Swenson, Ms. Lorenz currently resides in Santa Rosa, California and now studies with Donna Bruno in San Francisco.
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To read an article written by the Vallejo Times Herald about Larissa’s past performance as Tosca, please click HERE.