Adjunct Faculty, Music Theater
Giovanna Reyes-Mir, originally form San Juan, Puerto Rico, is an accomplished professor of voice, choral conductor, and professional singer with over 20 years of experience in the Greater New York, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC areas.
Ms. Reyes-Mir holds herself, as well as her students and clients, to the highest standard of musical excellence and possesses the required skill set to achieve this benchmark. Her extensive knowledge of vocal technique, style, and repertoire has led her students and clients to great success in prestigious programs, international renowned opera houses, and Broadway stages and tours. She currently maintains a private studio in New York and Pittsburgh.
Currently, Giovanna serves as Adjunct Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University School of Music and School of Drama, Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts, and Brenau University. Previous faculty highlights: Musical Theatre Program at Shenandoah Conservatory of Shenandoah University and The County College of Morris.
A native of Puerto Rico, Ms. Reyes-Mir has performed the roles in The Rape of Lucretia (Female Chorus), Carmen (Frasquita,), Faust (Marguerite), La Boheme (Mimí), Gianni Schicchi (Lauretta), Cosí Fan Tutte (Despina), La Traviata (Violetta), L’Amico Fritz (Suzel), Dialogues des Carmelites (Mere Marie), Amahl and the Night Visitors (Mother), Die Zauberflöte (2nd Lady), Trouble in Tahiti (Girl), La Straniera (Alaide), Pagliacci (Nedda), Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza), and many more. She has appeared in full productions and in concert with The Casals Festival Orchestra, Coópera: Project Opera of Manhattan, Orlando Opera, Spoleto Vocal Arts Symposium, International Institute of Vocal Arts, Modus Opera Company, Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico, Opera de Puerto Rico, Cleveland Heights Orchestra, Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theatre, Brooklyn Conservatory Orchestra, etc.
Giovanna is an active member in the choral community, serving as choral clinician in conferences and adjudications. Before moving to Manhattan, Ms. Reyes-Mir was the Assistant Director of El Coro de Niños de San Juan. Formerly, she was the Director of Music Ministry at First Presbyterian Church of Winchester, VA, where she founded the Children’s Choir Church Music Festival, the First Friday Recital Series, and was the co-director of Sing Camp.
Education: Cleveland Institute of Music (B.M., M.M. in Vocal Performance), Estill Voice Training (Levels I & II), CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute (Levels I, II, & III).