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Lazarita Carmen Perez, Dramatic Soprano. Miss Perez holds a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Hunter College. She has sung in over 70 performances of fully-staged operas with Amato Opera and Dicapo Opera in Manhattan. She sings in English, Spanish, Latin, French, English, German and Italian. She has won numerous prestigious grants and musical scholarships including the National Hispanic Scholarship, scholarship to the Mannes College of Music preparatory division for voice and classical guitar, the Bowdoin Summer Music Festival, the Westminster Choir College Summer Vocal program, Metropolitan Opera star Regina Resnik's Alumni scholarship for vocalists and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. At the early age of 17, she performed on television for New Jersey Network's Images/Imagenes Hispanic Talent Search where she was selected as one of four state finalists. At that time, she was also a state finalist for the NJ Talent Expo where she was only one of two state finalists. She has performed with at least a dozen choirs throughout her musical education including Sound Tapestry of Hoboken and Schola Cantorum of Jersey City, NJ. She is currently a cantor at St. Henry's church in Bayonne where she resides. This past summer she sang six concerts on a ten-day concert tour of Vienna, Eisenstadt, Cesk√Ĺ Krumlov and Salzburg. The head of Peabody's vocal department, famed soprano Phyllis Bryn-Julson once compared her voice to the legendary Metropolitan opera star Kirsten Flagstad and called Miss Perez's voice a "true dramatic soprano". Miss Perez is a theory buff, a raw vegan enthusiast and an amateur writer at www.weightlossadventure.com/bl og.

She currently teaches voice in New Jersey at Barbara's Music School and in her own studio, 'Crossbay Music.

Profile Summary:
Voice Bayonne, NJ
Classical Guitar Bayonne, NJ
Piano Bayonne, NJ
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Work Experience:
For my resume and a video of a recent performance please go to www.youtube.com/lazaritacarmen
Education:
Mannes College of Music, Prep Division and undergraduate studies. Westminster Choir College, studies with Zehava Gal. Hunter College Bachelor of Music degree.
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Lazarita Perez is located in Bayonne, NJ and has the following skills: Voice, Classical Guitar, Piano
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Voice

Category: Music
Description
I am a voice teacher at Barbara's Music School and my own private studio, 'Crossbay Music 201-780-8305.

My accompanist and I are available to sing for your next wedding or party. We are highly experienced performers and offer different pricing packages to suit your needs.

Vocally, I have been trained to sing opera professionally but can also sing jazz and other styles (studied at the Berklee College of Music).

I'm currently a wedding and funeral singer at my church.

For a video please see my YOU TUBE ACCOUNT:

www.youtube.com/lazaritacarmen
Relevant Education / Credentials
Bachelor of Music Hunter College (180 credit degree) Status- COMPLETED.
Years Experience: 18

Classical Guitar

Category: Music
Description
I studied classical guitar at the Mannes College of Music and currently teach inexperienced beginners to advanced beginners of any age.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Guitar studies at Mannes College of Music
Years Experience: 9

Piano

Category: Music
Description
I'm a serious student of the piano and can teach young children and teenagers beginning piano.
Relevant Education / Credentials
A year of private piano study.
Years Experience: 1