Maria Lazarova

Dean of Arts

Dr. Maria Lazarova serves as the Dean of Arts for Orange County School of the Arts and has been named an Outstanding Arts Educator by the Orange County Department of Education. In her role, she provides leadership and oversight of OCSA's 16 arts conservatories, offering support to the program directors and working alongside the dean team to best align the arts programs with the educational goals of the institution. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Lazarova served as OCSA’s Classical Voice Conservatory Director, where she led the production of a cross-conservatory concert titled "Awakening" featuring master artists at Chapman University's Musco Center for the Arts. Dr. Lazarova holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts and a Master of Music degree with a concentration in vocal performance, music education, stage directing, and jazz studies from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Music degree with a concentration in opera performance from California State University, Long Beach.

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