Page 110 - Classical Singer magazine 2019 Fall University Issue
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University Faces
Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music Opera Department is a flourishing program involving all voice majors. The school enrolls only 36 singers per school year, allowing for each student to receive specialized individual attention from the internationally renowned opera and voice faculty as well as numerous guests from the professional opera world.
Pictured: the Men’s Chorus from the Wells School of Music at West Chester University in Pennsylvania performing at the Winter Choral Festival in December 2019, under the direction of David P. DeVenney.
The renowned Manhattan School of Music hosts nearly 150 masterclasses each academic year led by a vast array of internationally acclaimed musicians. Pictured: conductor and music scholar Jane Glover coaches classical voice master’s degree student Alexander Mason.
Georgia State University Opera Theater’s fall production of Suor Angelica/Gianni Schicchi boasted a stunned Donati family. Pictured (L to R): Bria Harrison as La Ciesca, Demetrious Sampson as Betto, Rontray Miller as Marco, Kirby Eicholtz as Rinuccio, Leah Hedrick as Zita, Rhane McQuain as Simone, Justin Benard as Gheraldino, and Scarlett Reece as Nella.
Members of the Colorado State University Chamber Choir and Concert Choir perform together in April at the 2019 Spring Choral Showcase in Griffin Concert Hall at the University Center for the Arts. The piece was conducted by graduate student Chanjin Noh.
The University of Miami Frost Opera Theater’s production
of the The Light in the Piazza, March 2019. Studying in the renowned vocal performance program at Frost with award- winning faculty is just one reason why Frost graduates succeed in their music careers and proudly claim to be #FrostBuilt.
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