"I am a professional opera singer and have been trained and performed in some of the most prestigious opera houses in the country. I do love performing but once I found teaching I realized how much joy I got from helping my students achieve their goals no matter how grand or how small. My honest opinion is that anyone can sing and that all should be given the opportunity to try!
As a vocal student, we will discuss what your goals are for our lessons together and what you hope to achieve in the long run. Students can expect improvements every week as you build upon the techniques and exercises I give you. I teach students to improve their breathing and tone production using the classical vocal technique and from there we will work on style and phrasing and overall performance of your piece. One common goal is to create a repertoire of songs that the student can call upon at any time to sing with ease.
As I am still a working singer and will travel every few months to perform in a different concert or show. All of which is an attribute to my students as the more I learn in a professional setting, the more I can pass along to those I teach. I’ve sung in multiple countries and work in many languages so perfecting diction is another great passion of mine so feel free to bring in whatever language you wish.
My passions are Disney music, Broadway both classic and new, Opera, and really anything that can get your heart racing when you sing it. So let us get started on our musical journey! Looking forward to meeting you and to helping you unlock the singer you always had inside you."
soprano D’Ana Lombard recently finished her debut on the North Carolina Opera
stage as Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro. In August of 2017 she will
return to Seattle to revive her role of Eva Crowley in Jack Perla’s An American
Dream. She was a member of the Houston Grand Opera Studio during the 2014-16
seasons after winning first prize in the 2014 Eleanor McCollum Competition
Concert of Arias. Her roles performed at HGO included The Water in The Little
Prince, First Wood Nymph in Rusalka, First Lady in The Magic Flute and Kate
Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly.
The New York native was a member of the
Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program at Los Angeles Opera from 2012-2014.
With L.A. Opera, she covered the title role in Massenet's Thaïs, Donna Anna in
Don Giovanni, and sang Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor under the baton of James
Conlon. Previous performances include Iris in Lee Hoiby’s The Tempest, the
Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and the title role in Suor Angelica.
During the summer of 2015, she sang Rosina in The Ghosts of Versailles with
Wolf Trap Opera and Eva in the world premiere of Jack Perla’s An American Dream
with Seattle Opera. She returned to Wolf Trap Opera in 2016 to sing Mimi in La Boheme with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Grant Gershon.
Awards include the Metropolitan Opera National Council Rohatyn Great Promise Award, the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation Encouragement Award, the Gerda Lissner Foundation Encouragement Award, the Marcello Giordani Foundation Award in memory of Sergio Franchi, in 2015 she was awarded the Sara Tucker Study Grant, and in 2016 she was given the Second Prize Award from the Gerda Lissner Foundation.