Music: Adjunct Instructor
Special Interest: Voice
Janice Mianulli, Mezzo-Soprano, has professionally performed more than 75 major choral works in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio, including the Bach B MINOR MASS, Beethoven's NINTH SYMPHONY, IN THE BEGINNING by Aaron Copland, Mozart's GRAND MASS IN C MINOR, and the Verdi REQUIEM, appearing with the State College Choral Society, the Nittany Valley Symphony Orchestra, The Centre County Chamber Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, the New Jersey Chamber Symphony, the combined choruses and orchestras of Kent State University and Ashland University, and the West Shore Symphony of Harrisburg, among others. She was the soloist for the World Premiere performance of UNIVERSAL PRAYER, by Andrzej Panufnik under the direction of Leopold Stokowski, and the American Premiere of the recently discovered MASS IN G, written by 18th century composer, Franz Brixi, and performed at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Her opera and music theater credits include "Reno Sweeney" in ANYTHING GOES, "The Witch" in HANSEL AND GRETEL, and the role of "Flora" in the World Premiere performance of DIDO DECIDES, written by Penn State composer, Bruce Trinkley. She is a member of, and soloist with the State College Choral Society, and was recently the alto soloist for Dave Brubeck's TO HOPE!, the Durufle REQUIEM, Mendelssohn's ST. PAUL, and the World Premiere of VOICES OF THE HOLOCAUST, written by Sheridan Seyfried, and commissioned by the Choral Society.
Ms. Mianulli holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Westminister Choir College, and a Master of Music Degree in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Penn State University. She is presently a voice instructor at both Lycoming College and Juniata College, where she also conducts the "Juniata College Women's Chamber Choir." A resident of Bellefonte, Ms. Mianulli is the choir director at Grace Lutheran Church, State College, director of the women's emsemble "Arietta," and teaches voice privately.