A choir director, soprano soloist, and music & language teacher, Laura Palladino made her professional debut as a chorister with Connecticut Grand Opera at age 17. She was graduated from Boston Conservatory of Music with a B.Mus. in Vocal Performance, followed by studies in the MFA program in Voice at SUNY Purchase. Laura has performed with several New York-based opera and operetta companies, including Opera Northeast, New England Lyric Operetta, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, and L’Opéra français de New York, as well as abroad with the Rome Opera Festival.
A resident of French-speaking Québec for over 20 years, Laura studied in the program Français langue seconde at Université Laval, a French-language institution. She also was graduated with a B.A. in éducation musicale (Music Education) from Université Laval and has taught music in French at both primary and secondary French-language schools. Laura has also studied direction chorale (Choral Direction) with Alliance Chorale de Québec in Montréal, and is active as a choir director and sacred music soloist. Passionate about music and languages, she knows that when students are having fun, they’re learning!
Certificat, Programme de formation des chefs de chœur (Choral Direction), Alliance chorale de Québec, Montréal, Québec (2018)
Certificato, corso di lingua e cultura italiana, Scudit scuola d’italiano, Roma, Italia (2014)
Baccalauréat es arts, Éducation musicale (Music Education), Université Laval, Québec, QC, (2000)
Certificat, Français langue seconde, Université Laval, Québec, QC (1996)
MFA program in Opera Performance, State University of New York at Purchase (1991)
B.Mus. in Vocal Performance, Boston Conservatory of Music (1989)