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Sevana Salmasi is an Austrian-Armenian Opera Singer originally from Salmast, Iran.
Sevana was discovered at the early age of 13 through the Armenian Church Choir. At the age of 17, Sevana was accepted to the University of Music and performing Arts in Vienna and completed her studies by earning a master’s degree in Arts. After completing her Master in Arts, she continued her education and specialized in Lied and Oratorio. She studied under the well known opera singer Marjana Liposek.
Sevana is not only a young successful soloist, she also earned numerous awards at International Vocal Competitions (2nd prize and audience choice award at H. Strecker Competition in Austria, Supporting Prize at the Ferruccio Tagliavini Vocal Competition in Deutschlandsberg, Winner of Opera Buffs in Los Angeles, Finalist of Domingo/Thornton Young Artists in Los Angeles, Lied-prize at Ada Sari Vocal Competition in Poland, and so on).
The highlights of Sevana Salmasi’s career on stage have been (1) the leading role as merry widow at the Salzburger Festspielhaus, (2) the role of Micaela in Carmen at the International Opera festival in St. Margarethen/Austria, (3) the role of Rosalinde in Moscow/Russia at the renowned Tschaikowsky Hall, (4) Operetta Tour at Tokyo City Opera in Japan.
In the year of 2011, Sevana was awarded a full scholarship from USC (University Southern California) in order to teach voice and to study towards a doctorate in vocal arts. From 2013, Sevana again is residing in Vienna/Austria were she successfully continues her career as opera singer and vocal teacher.
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