Jane Giering-De Haan
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.