Joan Floriano

Adjunct Faculty in


Brodie 111
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

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Joan Floriano is on the voice faculty at SUNY Geneseo and Nazareth College. She often performs on the musical stage in opera, musical theatre and oratorio and is a frequent clinician and master teacher in high schools in the western New York region.

Faculty Information


  • M.M. and Performer's Certificates in Voice and Opera, Eastman School of Music
  • B.A., SUNY Geneseo
  • Specialist in Italian diction (Siena, Italy)


  • Lecturer in Voice, SUNY Geneseo (2008-present)
  • Lecturer in Voice, Nazareth College of Rochester (1993-present)
  • Instructor, Introduction to Foreign Language Diction, Nazareth College of Rochester (1993-present)
  • Co-director, Opera Connection Program, Mercury Opera Rochester (September-October 2007)


  • National Association of Teachers of Singing (Central New York Chapter)
Fall 2015 Classes

MUSC 151:
Voice for Performance Option

    Instruction in voice designed for those admitted to the Performance Option-Voice. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

MUSC 251:
Voice-Perf Opt:Private Voice

    A continuation of MUSC 151. (May be repeated once for credit.) Two semester of MUSC 151 and permission of instructor.

MUSC 351:
Voice for Performance Option

    A continuation of MUSC 25l. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: two semesters of MUSC 25l and permission of instructor.