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New Concert Choir Director Comes to Florida Tech

MELBOURNE, FLA.—The university’s Concert Choir course will be directed by Eliza Dopira this fall, announced Robert Taylor, head of the Florida Institute of Technology Department of Humanities and Communication. This is a new position.

A classically trained vocalist, Dopira has performed with opera companies and symphonies throughout Florida and the Mid-Atlantic region. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance from Florida State University, a master’s degree in Voice and a Performance Diploma in Opera from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

“Her expertise in the solo, symphonic, and chamber music repertoire will be a true asset to the blossoming Florida Tech music program,” said Taylor. A busy performance semester is expected for students, and additional workshops and guest lecturers are planned for Florida Tech in the coming year.

Interested students should contact Jamie Younkin, director of the Florida Tech Music Program, at jyounkin@fit.edu or (321) 674-7320.

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