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Claire Fedoruk, DMA

Associate Professor of Music History
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3573
Fax: (626) 969-7419
Claire Fedoruk, DMA, soprano, is a student of Janice McVeigh, and has collaborated with Nicholas McGegan, Robert Shaw, Helmuth Rilling, Paul O’Dette, Stephen Stubbs, and Suzie LeBlanc. She has performed at several summer music festivals, including Oberlin in Italy, Pacific Music Festival (Japan), Vancouver’s Early Music Programme (Canada), and Festival Ensemble Stuttgart (Germany). As an active concert and recording artist, Fedoruk can be heard on Steve Reich’s forthcoming Daniel Variations (Nonesuch), Reich’s You Are Variations (Nonesuch), the Grammy Award-winning L.A. Chamber Singers & Capella’s Padilla: Sun of Justice (Rubedo Canis Musica), and J.A.C. Redford’s Evening Wind (Clarion). She can also be heard as a soloist on the video game soundtrack Shaiya. A scholar and specialist in early music, she enjoys collaborating with colleagues in the Concord Ensemble, Capella, and Los Angeles Master Chorale. Fedoruk has appeared as a featured soloist on Handel’s Messiah and J.S. Bach’s Weinachstoratorium with the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Reich’s Tehillim at Lincoln Center, and under the baton of Grant Gershon, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Rilling. Future projects include a position as voice faculty and soloist at several music festivals in Venezuela with Maria Guinand and Rilling.


DMA, Early Music Historical Performance, University of Southern California
M.M., Vocal Performance and Literature, Eastman School of Music
B.M., Vocal Performance and Literature, Pacific Lutheran University

American Guild of Musical Artists
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Screen Actor’s Guild


  • College of Music and the Arts
  • School of Music


  • Baroque and Medieval Manuscripts
  • Baroque Ornamentation
  • Historical Pronunciation
  • Mid-17th-Century Roman Cantatas/Opera
  • Minimalism of the 20th Century
  • Renaissance Performance Practice

Courses Taught

GMUS 501 – Seminar in Music History I
GMUS 502 – Seminar in Music History II
MUS 351 – Ancient, Renaissance, and World Music Literature
MUS 352 – Baroque, Classical, and Early Romantic Music Literature
MUS 455 – Late Romantic and 20th-Century Music Literature
GMUS 500 – Introduction to Graduate Music Program

Professional/Scholarly Presentations

Soprano Soloist, NYC Celebrates Steve Reich You Are Variations, 2006

Soprano Soloist, Messiah composed by G.F Handel, Los Angeles Master Chorale

Soprano Soloist, El Nino (BAM) composed by John Adams, Brooklyn

Soprano Soloist, Daniel Variations composed by Steve Reich, Los Angeles, 2007

Soprano Soloist, Brief Eternity, Messages composed by McFerrin, Los Angeles

Spirituality in Bach’s B Minor Mass, Azusa Pacific University, 2006

Medieval Complexity and Mensural Proportions of the Middle Ages: A Counterpoint to C.P. Snow’s 'The Two Cultures’, Oxford Round Table, England, 2007

Lasciatemi Morire! A Critical Edition of Four 17th Century Roman Cantatas, 2005

Amour Fou: A Critical Edition of Six 17th Century French Cantatas, 2006

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Professional Experience

Industry Experience
Ensemble Artist and Studio Voice, License to Wed, 2007

Ensemble Artist and Studio Voice, Lady in the Water, 2006

Ensemble Artist and Studio Voice, Click, 2006

Ensemble Artist and Soloist of the Millenium Consort

Ensemble Artist and Soloist of the Concord Ensemble, 2004-present

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Professional Involvement and Accomplishments

Grammy Award-Winning Ensemble Artist, 2007
Los Angeles Chamber Singers Capella-Padilla: Sun of Justice
USC Teaching Assistantship/Music History, 2000-03
Recipient of USC Music Scholarship, 1999-2000

Office Hours

By appointment

Office Location

Warren Music Center, Room 118, East Campus

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