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of what I do because my work combines two of my deepest interests.
Learn Where Music Comes From—and How to Make It Shine!
It’s hard to think of a topic in the humanities that doesn’t apply to music: languages, world history, poetry, literature, psychology, sociology, anthropology, religion—anything that has to do with people has a connection to music!
When it’s time to perform a piece, there will be many things you want to  nd out. If it is in a foreign language, translation and pronunciation are essential. Who was the composer? What was going on in his or her life when the piece was written? What was going on in the world?
Leah Hungerford (second from right) in Forte Chicago’s production of The Distant Flight of Birds, 2017
La Bohème
Award-winning students. Master teachers and performing/ recording artists. Brilliant guest speakers. Acclaimed ensembles. Life-changing study abroad in Vienna. Renowned alumni.
A beautiful campus in suburban St. Louis.
That’s the Department of Music at Webster University.
Voice faculty include: Martha J. Hart, Director of Vocal Studies Jacob Lassetter, Director of Opera Studio Jeffrey Richard Carter, Professor & Chair Christine Brewer, Visiting Professor of Music
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ome are born with
in their souls
B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Ph.D.
Lawrence Edwards, choral Kyle Ferrill, voice
Ryan Fisher, choral
Susan Owen-Leinert, voice Randal Rushing, voice
Ben Smith, opera Mary Wilson, voice
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photo by Kyle Mathews

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