Classical Crossover Soprano Tatiana Kallmann is a Colombian-American Opera Singer, Pop Opera Singer, Recording Artist, Songwriter, Female Entrepreneur, Voice Teacher, and a current Student Success Fellowship and Scholarship Awardee at the University of South Florida where she is part of the Ph.D. in Music Education and Research Department.
Main stage and headlining guest soloist Tatiana Kallmann has performed for renowned names such as for the Heidelberg Theatre and Orchestra, the Richard Wagner Association in cooperation with the National Theatre of Mannheim, UNICEF, REWE, Porsche, WELLA Canada, Perkeo-Gesellchaft Heidleberg 1907, the St.Petersburg International Folk Fair Society, the Rotary Club of Ybor City and in the 3,000 spectators public open-air performance at the annual Festa Italiana of Ybor City in Tampa, Florida.
As an International Entrepreneurial Crossover Soprano, she has performed in the historical city of Heidelberg, Germany including the Renaissance Heidelberg Castle, the 25,000 Spectator Congress Hall, the City Hall, and was invited as the Star Guest at the 11th Annual AIDS Gala in the Heidelberg Opera House. She was chosen to be featured by the City of Heidelberg in the Heidelberg Image Film producing, performing, and presenting her innovative vocal arrangement to the globally acclaimed song “I Lost My Heart in Heidelberg”.
Ms. Tatiana Kallmann has cultivated her vision as a Classical Crossover Singer from a very young age, starting to sing at just the age of 6 years old. At the age of 13 she began her very first private voice classes,. Her extracurricular classes prepared her for the entrance audition to Howard W. Blake High School of the Performing Arts in her hometown city, Tampa, Florida. During her sophomore year of high school, at the age of 15, she was guided to the renowned Tampa voice teacher Mr. Blake Leopold at the Leopold School of Voice and Piano where she began her Italian Bel Canto operatic vocal training in both classical and musical theatre. Her training with Mr. Leopold led her to partake in various musical theatre productions outside of school, including the premiere of her first solo role as “Fantine” in Les Miserables, “Mabel” in FAME, and a leading role in Godspell.
While at Blake High School, Tatiana Kallmann was a part of the chorus and musical theatre department. She participated in many life-changing concerts and stage performances spanning from Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, George Frideric Handel’s The Messiah HWV 56 to a variety of productions such as Bat Boy, The Wiz and The Mikado. She also participated as a soloist at the All-State competitions, being awarded Superior Ratings in both the Classical Solo and Musical Theatre departments. In 2005, she was awarded the Ruth Eckerd Hall Youth Scholarship in Classical Solo Voice performing live at the finals which were held at the Vinoy Renaissance Hall in St. Petersburg, Florida.
At just the age of 15 years old, Tatiana set off to her birth place, Bogotá, Colombia, to pursue her lifelong dream as singer-songwriter & recording artist. In the course of a year, Tatiana began her work as a melodist, lyricist, and vocalist with virtuoso guitarist & producer Andres Osorio Toledo producing their Crossover Pop Rock Project Unclassified composing her first original songs, among others "The Truth", "Your Goddess", "Caminos de la Vida", and "21st Century Girls".
In 2005, Tatiana was granted the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship to attend Florida State University where she was accepted to their renowned College of Music. During her undergraduate studies, she was a diligent student of an internationally acclaimed soprano who, given her exceptional talent, invited Tatiana into her select vocal studio and taught her the classical vocal technique and repertoire of Lieder and Opera. Succeeding her 4 years of undergraduate studies, Tatiana Kallmann graduated Cum Laude from FSU with her Bachelor of Arts in Music in 2009.
In 2010 Ms.Kallmann was selected among hundreds of applicants to become a part of the Opernschule, an Opera School in the prestigious University of the Performing Arts in Mannheim, Germany. During the course of her international graduate studies, Tatiana acquired Bel Canto operatic vocal training from renowned professors throughout Europe; primarily in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, and Germany.
Ms. Kallmann victoriously completed her Masters degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Performing Arts in Mannheim, Germany where she appeared in roles such as “Pamina”, “Papagena” from W.A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, “Despina” from Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte and “Sancha” in the World Premiere of the Opera Echt?! at the acclaimed Opera House; the National Theatre of Mannheim, Germany.
After successfully completing her International Master's Degree in Germany, Tatiana Kallmann decided to stay in Europe to pursue her entrepreneurial dream. She launched her own small business "Crossover Soprano International", paving the path for Classical Crossover Vocal Music in Europe. Tatiana shares her passion for music through her elegant LIVE Performance Act. In each performance, she marvels & enchants her international audiences with the artistry of Classical Crossover Music, seamlessly interconnecting & powerfully fusing a variety of musical genres including Opera, Pop, Latin, Jazz, & Classical Music. Offering a manifold of musical melodies, Tatiana, transcends musical borders while innovating ancient and modern music traditions in a fresh and new style of her own.
In addition to being an international performer and recording artist, Tatiana Kallmann is a voice teacher who is here to guide students towards their beautifully unique human voice. Tatiana strongly believes in the power of Holistic Vocal Pedagogy, a unique and interactive teaching approach that focuses on coaching individuals to the root of the human voice. It is for this reason that she aims to create a safe, warm, and fun coaching environment. She has worked as a voice teacher for more than 15 years, teaching both children and adults. Her lifework is to create a safe haven where each individual may feel the confidence to explore and feel the incredible health benefits of sound, movement, and vocal expression.
The Mission of Classical Crossover singer Tatiana Kallmann has been, since she was a child, to sow seeds of love and peace through her voice. Her dream is to create a space in time where the power of music and the human voice stand in the forefront, vanishing all culturally dividing barriers and in turn bringing people together through their joined reverence for the arts.
Ms. Kallmann's full biography can be read here.