Tamara Bevard moved to California from her hometown of Chicago where she received a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from DePaul University School of Music. While still in Chicago, she sang with the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Orchestra for many years, and enjoyed several collaborations with well-known choral composer John Rutter with a local chamber music group.
Ms. Bevard is a frequent concert soloist throughout the southern California area with groups such as the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Musica Angelica, the LA Philharmonic, and the LA Master Chorale. She is also an ensemble member of the Los Angeles Master Chorale. In addition to standard classical repetoire, she enjoys singing diverse musical styles ranging from chamber to modern to studio film work. She teaches a classic vocal technique that can be applied to virtually any musical style.
Ms. Bevard maintained a private voice studio in Santa Barbara for many years before relocating to the Los Angeles area, and was a member of the Music Teacher’s Association of California.