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Students (continued)

Diana Dinerman (1994–1997)

1998 BA from Indiana University

TV and Video

1998 Homicide Medical examiner ABC Television

1998 Rooftop Beth New York Film Academy

2000 Can’t Resist Music video Vigilante Cinema

Music

2000 Fauré Requiem, National Chamber Orchestra, Baltimore

Theatre

1998 Kerouac, Studio Theatre Second Stage, Washington, DC

Dance

2000 Gilberto Santa Rosa Concert, Latin Vibez Dancers, Washington, DC

2001 DC Dance Awards, Latin Vibez Dancers, Washington, DC

2001 World Salsa Congress, Latin Vibez Dancers, Los Angeles

2001 Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, Latin Vibez Dancers, Washington, DC

2002 Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, Jam Crew, Washington, DC

2002 DC Dance Awards, Jam Crew, George Washington Lisner, Washington, DC

Diana Dinerman is enjoying an active career in the performing arts as a singer, actor, and dancer-choreographer. In 1998 she received her BA in Inter-Arts Studies and French at Indiana University, where she studied classical voice with David Meyer and Elizabeth Kluegel. She most recently performed the Fauré Requiem with the National Chamber Orchestra in Baltimore.

Ms. Dinerman has appeared in the ABC drama Homicide and in numerous films for the New York Film Academy. She received her theater training from the Indiana University School of Drama and the Studio Theater Conservatory in Washington, DC. Her diverse dance background includes jazz, tap, ballet, modern, hip-hop, and Latin dance. She has also studied martial arts and holds a blue belt in karate.

Ms. Dinerman has appeared in fashion shows and music videos. She performs frequently in the DC metropolitan area at the Kennedy Center, the Jack Guidone Theater, and the George Washington University Lisner Auditorium. Ms. Dinerman is a faculty member at Joy of Motion Dance Center where she teaches Street Jam in the child/teen and adult programs.

 

Alexander deVaron (1997–2000)

1984 BA from Connecticut Wesleyan

1992–1995 Conducted “Northern Voices,” an a cappella group

2000 Voces Novae Meditations on Life ~ Death (underwritten by Sony DM)

2000 MM from Indiana University (conducting and voice)

2004 DMA from Temple University (projected)

Music and Academic Awards

1984 Honors in music, Wesleyan University

1997–1999 Indiana University Fellowship for Academic Excellence

2001 Bruce Archibald Award, Temple University

2002 Presented “The Role of a Teaching Assistant” at Temple University

Composition Awards

1998 Second prize in the Aulos New Music Contest

1999 Commission from Stephen Burns: “Dances of Love and War” for Trumpet and

Strings

2000 Commission from New England Conservatory: “A Moment's Shadow” for a capella chorus

2002 First prize in the Network for New Music Song Contest

Mr. deVaron’s compositions are lyrical and vocally conceived. His songs are critically acclaimed and musically sophisticated, and they reflect his deep understanding of the voice. Alexander has pursued vocal studies for more than five years and has sung with many ensembles, including the award-winning a cappella group Voces Novae and the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia. He has premiered more than 20 works for modern dance; his chamber works have been performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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