Featured Artist Spotlight

Milena Kitic

Artist-In-Residence

Voice

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A star of the Belgrade Opera, Serbia (former Yugoslavia), Ms. Kitic made her debut in 1989 as Olga in Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin".

She has performed with the National Theater in Belgrade for 8 years in a wide range of roles: from Rosina in Rossini's "Il Baribiere di Siviglia", Cherubino in Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro", Preziosilla in Verdi's "La Forza del Destino", Fenena in "Nabucco'', Bastien in "Bastien e Bastiena", Flora in "Traviata", Lola in "Cavalleria Rusticana", Mercedes in "Carmen", Orlofsky in "Die Fledermaus", Fiodor in "Boris Godunov" - to the title role of Carmen, and Principessa de Bouillon in Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur."

In 2007, Ms. Kitic became the Inaugural Recipient of the Artist-in-Residence award given by Chapman University, of Orange, California.

Currently, she is an Adjunct Professor, and master class instructor at Chapman. Ms. Kitic has also lead master classes at USC's Thornton School of Music, the University of Irvine, The Classical Singers Association, Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA, and the Orange County High School of the Arts. All this while operating a private vocal studio.

Ms. Kitic has studied with Metropolitan and Vienna State Opera star, Kammersaengerin Biserka Cvejic. She holds BM (Bachelor of Music in Performance) from the University of Music in Belgrade, Serbia and MM (Master of Music in Performance ) from the University of the Arts in Novi Sad, Serbia.  Learn more...