Adjunct Instructor of Voice
Jennifer Ciobanu completed the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Performance at the University of North Texas, where she studied voice with Lynn Eustis. Her performance in UNT's production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream was well received, with one critic commenting
that he was "especially taken" with her singing in the role of Tytania. Especially fond of Italian repertoire, Dr. Ciobanu has spent considerable
time studying in Italy, performing in various summer festivals inconjunction with both American and Italian organizations. She was selected for two consecutive summers as an advanced artist in the Daniel Ferro Vocal Program in Greve-in-Chianti, and made her Italian debut as Musetta in La bohème with the Accademia del Teatro in Cagli. Studying voice with Paolo Vaglieri, she was a finalist in the Cagli International Vocal Competition and has been a soloist in numerous concerts throughout the Le Marche and Toscana regions. She has toured the Czech Republic in a production of Oscar Nedbal's Polenblut with the Americke Jaro Festival, and has been seen by DFW audiences as a soloist with the Orchestra of New Spain and the Lone Star Wind Orchestra. In addition to her experience in the world of classical and operatic singing, Dr. Ciobanu has sung leading roles in musical theatre productions, and while living in Bologna, Italy, taught voice at the Bernstein School of Musical Theatre. In addition to her teaching at UTA, she also teaches Voice at Dallas Christian College.