Tampa Bay area musician and teacher specializes in contemporary Christian music, musical theatre, jazz/pop and classical voice/opera. Light lyric coloratura soprano/mezzo and soubrette roles, head/chest mixed voice, high belter. Can also provide piano, guitar and organ music. Church music/choir director for traditional/contemporary music, certified teacher: K-12 Music, 6-12 Drama, PreKindergarten/Primary Education. Adjunct professor, music/aural theory (USF, SPC), opera and choral music with Opera Tampa, The Florida Orchestra, St. Petersburg Opera and Tarpon Arts, Florida. All-county chorus concert percussionist (djembe, cymbals), and district rehearsal accompanist/choral conductor/teacher. Music director for adult community theatre productions and middle school theatre director. Master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Music Performance, Voice.

Full Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Role Highlights

Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Maria (The Sound of Music), Mademoiselle Silverpeal (The Impresario), Frasquita (Carmen), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance), Sister Constance (Dialogues of the Carmelites), Sister Genevieve (Sister Angelica), Grisette Lolo (The Merry Widow), Hodel (Fiddler on the Roof)

National Anthem

-Tampa Bay Rays

-Tampa Bay Lightening

-International Softball Federation

-American Cancer Society

-Durant Athletics and school events


-Life Teen Praise & Worship Band (2000-Current)

-Florida Pro Musica, Chamber Ensemble (2015)

-St. Petersburg Opera Chorus (2008-2009)

-Opera Tampa Chorus (2008)

-Florida Orchestra Chorus (2007)

-USF Chamber Singers (2007)

-USF Opera (2006-2010)

-USF Bel Canto Women’s Choir (2004-2008)

-FMEA All-State Choirs: Reading Chorus, SATB, SSAA, 8-9 Choir (1999-2002)

Awards & Honors

-Graduate Assistantship, Opera, USF

-Graduate Assistantship, Music History, USF

-Talent Grant, USF

-Distinguished Graduate Achievement Award, USF

-Outstanding Merit Award, Opera, USF

-Outstanding Merit Award, Music History, USF

Shows Directed

Frozen JR. (2024), Moana JR. (2023), Beauty and the Beast (Tarpon Arts, July 2022), Beauty and the Beast JR. (May 2022), High School Musical 2 JR. (2021), Willy Wonka JR. (2019), Aladdin JR. (2019), Madagascar JR. (2018), The Lion King JR. (2016), Shrek JR.(2016), Alice in Wonderland JR. (2015), The Little Mermaid JR. (2014), Guys and Dolls JR. (2013)

Training/Summer Programs

-Vianden International Festival and School, Vianden, Luxembourg (2009).

-VOICExperience: Sherrill Milnes & Friends, Opera Tampa, The Straz Center, Tampa, FL (2008).

Taryn & Chris Lumia with daughters Carley and Camryn