Juliana Bishop Hoch
Dr. Juliana Bishop Hoch is the Executive Director of Loveland Opera Theatre, and she maintains a private voice studio in Loveland. She founded LOT in 2004 and since then has produced all of LOT's operas, galas, and special events. She also created “What Is Opera?”, an outreach program that reaches out to the entire front range of Colorado bringing opera to elementary, middle school, and high school audiences. “What Is Opera?” features LOT singers in programs that demonstrate how “fun” opera can be!
Dr. Bishop Hoch, a native of Colorado, was trained on the East Coast (BMus Voice Performance from Eastman School of Music & MMus Voice Performance from Manhattan School of Music in NYC), and returned to Colorado to complete her doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado in Voice Performance and Pedagogy with a Secondary Emphasis in Opera Directing. Her opera directing mentor was Dr. Carl Gerbrandt, Professor Emeritus of Opera and Voice, University of Northern Colorado.