Men's Chorus Director
Olga Artemova graduated Cum Laude from CSULB with a B.M. in Vocal Performance and a B.M. in Music Education in 2006. She has toured with choral ensembles all over Europe and California, and conducted choirs in various venues such as St. Mark’s Square in Venice, Matthias Church in Budapest and Karlskirche in Vienna. She helped prepare the CSULB choirs for performances of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Borodin’s Polovetsian Dances with the Long Beach Symphony and the Pasadena Pops. Throughout her undergraduate studies at CSULB, Olga held numerous positions such as assistant conductor, assistant accompanist, soprano and alto section leader, and Russian diction coach for the University and Chamber Choirs. In 2005 and 2006, Olga was named Outstanding Choral Studies student of the year and received the Student Service Award from the CSULB College of the Arts.
Olga worked at Centralia School District for four years as a music instructor preparing and conducting 600-plus person choirs for the annual Centralia District Music Education Foundation performances at the Charles M. Schultz Theater at Knott’s Berry Farm. She is currently the Assistant Conductor of the Camerata Singers of Long Beach, the director of the Men’s Chorus at CSULB, and the pianist and organist at St. Joseph’s Church in Santa Ana and St. Mary’s By the Sea Church in Huntington Beach. Olga is pursuing her M.M. in Choral Conducting and continues to teach piano and voice privately.