Lorriana Markovic, soprano, is an accomplished performer of opera, art song, and oratorio, specializing in the interpretation of Russian vocal music. Dr. Markovic received her D.M.A. in Opera/Vocal Performance from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she presented a three part recital series entitled “The Evolution of the Russian Romance Through the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries”. She is the recipient and winner of many awards and competitions including Vocal Arts Society Discovery Series in DC, Pittsburgh Concert Society, Concours d’Interprétation de Musique Tchèque et Slovaque in Montreal, a Russian Scholarship to study in Moscow from the University of Pittsburgh and has been presented in recital by The Steinway Society by WQED-FM, Pittsburgh.
Dr. Markovic has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and Russia. Locally, she has performed at the Walters Art Museum, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Music in the Great Hall, and with the Opera Theater of Northern Virginia. Her roles include Fiordiligi, Giulietta, Tatyana, Tosca, Countess, Marschallin, Mimi, and Musetta.
Dr. Markovic is an active member of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) and is a faculty member at University of Maryland – Baltimore County, Morgan State University and McDaniel College.
B. Mus. Duquesne University (Vocal Performance, 1993)
M. Mus. Duquesne University (Vocal Performance, 1995)
D.M.A. University of Maryland, College Park (Vocal Performance/Opera, 2006)