Deborah Raymond's voice culminates in a rapturous top. One has seldom experienced such a sensitive Salome since Cebotari.


With Nando Schellen she founded a program in Italy, giving young singers from all over the world the opportunity to receive training and perform entire opera roles with orchestra.

Opera Program: Flagstaff in Fidenza

Her students have won numerous awards and many are accepted into graduate programs of the best music schools in the country.

Northern Arizona University

Upcoming concert


with Northern Arizona University School of Music Faculty

January 20, 2019

Songs by Serge Rachmaninoff with Rita Borden, piano

Gala Concert for opening of Kitt Recital Hall

Because We Remember Them
World War II and the Holocaust in the Arts
A commemoration through personal accounts,
music, dance, film, and drama.

The event on May 2, 2015, organized by Deborah Raymond, Associate Professor of Voice at NAU, included music and drama by composers and authors who lived in the Nazi camp in Terezin, Czechoslovakia (and were later deported); as well as commentary from NAU Director of Opera Theatre Nando Schellen, who spent his childhood in the Netherlands and Belgium during the war.

Works by Erwin Schulhoff, Viktor Ullmann, Gideon Klein, Pavel Haas, Vitezslav Horpatsky, Felix Prokes, Mauel Chebsky, Leo Strauss, Myra Strauss-Gruhenberg, Ellwood Derr, Ilse Weber, were performed.

Deborah Raymond


photos courtesy Shane McDermott

Events and performances:

Concert with Robert Mills, pianist

July 27-28, 2018

Repertoire by Puccini, Gershwin, and Obradors

Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts

Fairfield, Iowa

2012-19©Deborah Raymond


Upcoming concert


with Northern Arizona University School of Music Faculty

Nov. 14, 2018

Arias, songs, instrumental pieces

celebrating 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein

Audition Masterclass with Fairfield High School Students

July 30, 2018

Fairfield, Iowa

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