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Jane Giering-DeHaan is an acclaimed coloratura soprano with operatic and orchestral triumphs throughout Europe and the United States. As a member of the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper Berlin she sang leading operatic roles in addition to appearing with opera companies in Hamburg, Hannover, Dusseldorf, Vienna and Essen. She made her professional operatic debut in the United States at Carnegie Hall with Opera Orchestra of New York, and became a prominent presence with such opera houses as Seattle Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Arizona Opera, Baltimore Opera and the Florentine Opera. Ms. Giering-DeHaan has appeared in concert with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, San Francisco Symphony and Boston Baroque Orchestra.

Throughout her singing career Ms. Giering-DeHaan has maintained private voice studios in Berlin Germany, Dallas Texas, Stockton California, and here in Minnesota. She has been an interim voice instructor and German diction teacher at the University of Minnesota. She has been on the music faculty at Normandale Community College where she taught private voice and voice class. Her lessons encourage proper breathing technique, free vocal expression and discipline and expertise in the practice and performance of classical and musical theatre repertoire.

Ms. Giering-DeHaan holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in musical theatre from the State University of New York at Fredonia and a Master of Music degree in voice performance from Indiana University.