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Dianne Harmel, M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Applied Voice
Phone: (626) 824-1505
Fax: (626) 466-4444
Dianne Harmel, M.A., is the CEO and artistic director of Foothill Academy of Vocal Arts, a nonprofit organization she founded in 2006 to provide voice instruction and choral music opportunities for elementary and high school youth in the Greater Pasadena area. Harmel is an accomplished mezzo-soprano soloist specializing in oratorio work. She studied with Metropolitan Opera mezzo Herta Glaz while at the University of Southern California, and is pursuing a DMA in Music Education from Boston University.


M.A., Music (Emphasis in Vocal Pedagogy), California State University, Los Angeles
B.M., Vocal Performance, University of Southern California


  • College of Music and the Arts
  • College of Music and the Arts: School of Music
    • Undergraduate Programs


  • Choral Music
  • Vocal Pedagogy

Courses Taught

MUS 102 – Intermediate Voice Class
MUS 111 – Applied Voice
MUS 118 – Semi-Private Voice

Office Hours

By appointment only

Office Location

Warren Music Center, East Campus

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