Dianne Harmel, MA

Adjunct Professor, Vocal Studies

Phone: (626) 824-1505
Fax: (626) 466-4444
Office Location: Warren Music Center
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Dianne Harmel, MA, is the CEO and artistic director of Foothill Academy of Vocal Arts, a nonprofit organization she founded in 2006 to provide voice instruction and choral music opportunities for elementary and high school youth in the Greater Pasadena area. Harmel is an accomplished mezzo-soprano soloist specializing in oratorio work. She studied with Metropolitan Opera mezzo Herta Glaz while at the University of Southern California, and is pursuing a DMA in Music Education from Boston University.


  • MA, Music (Emphasis in Vocal Pedagogy), California State University, Los Angeles
  • BM, Vocal Performance, University of Southern California

Academic Area

  • School of Music (College of the Arts)
    • Undergraduate Programs


  • Choral Music
  • Vocal Pedagogy

Courses Taught

  • MUS 102 – Intermediate Voice Class
  • MUS 111 – Applied Voice
  • MUS 118 – Semi-Private Voice

Office Hours

By appointment only

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