Karen Nimereala began her teaching studio as an adjunct professor of voice in Paris, France, for Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, New York), while she was performing in Europe.
love of music and singing began as a child and has always been a vital part of her
It was her
own performing experience, coupled with the teaching she
received from Franco Corelli, that drew her
to the education of young singers.
involvement in teaching as a means of carrying on Corelli's important legacy.
During her years of study with Maestro Corelli, she also served as his assistant in his studios in New York City and Milan, Italy.
Shortly before his
untimely death in 2003, she
had taken a hiatus in her
European singing career for a long, intensive period of work with the great tenor.
The emphasis in her
own studio is to pass along his
legacy through rigorous application of the technique and style of the Italian School
extraordinary voyage started as a young child, in the corn fields of Ohio.
The daughter of Romanian immigrants, she
first sang the folk songs of her
heritage, but was soon learning American musical comedy.
sang jazz as a way to earn a living, studied violin as a scholarship student, and attended Juilliard as a fellowship voice student.
In addition to herself, Ms. Nimereala
engages other highly qualified professionals in dance, theatre and opera for these classes.
She is also a vocal coach and adviser for performing artists preparing there concerts and tours.