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Claire Fedoruk, DMA

Associate Chair, Graduate Programs
Professor of Musicology
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
  • Screen Actor’s Guild


College of Music and the Arts

School of Music (College of Music and the Arts)

  • Graduate Programs
  • Undergraduate Programs


  • 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 500 – Introduction to Graduate Music Program
  • 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