Dances by Anna Sokolow: Rooms (1955), Billbob Brown: Please/Thank You (with cellist Kristen Miller), Thomas Vacanti: Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal (with video artist Mark Piaget), Adrienne Hawkins: You'll know it when you get there (set to music by Art of Noise), and a traditional West African dance by Marilyn and Sekou Sylla
Saturday, December 1st 4pm Bezanson Recital Hall No charge
Guest Artist: JOSHUA GREENE, Assistant Conductor, Metropolitan Opera
Greene, who holds a B.M. from The Mannes College of Music and an M.M. from the Manhatten School of Music, assisted Daniel Barenboim with Tristan and Isolde and James Levine with Orfeo ed Euridice, The Magic Flute, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg and Falstaff. He was Music Director of the New York City Opera National Company, conducting more than 30 performers of La Traviata in the U.S. and Canada. A noted recital acompanist, he has performed with singers such as Jerry Hadley, Jane Bunnell, Joyce Guyer, Carolyn James, and James Morris, at New York's Merkin Concert Hall and Carnegie-Weill Recital Hall, and the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.
This Masterclass is part of a Guest Artist Residency, hosted by Professors Nadine Shank, Piano Coordinator, & William Hite, Voice Area Coordinator, and made possible through the generosity of the UMass Amherst College of Humanities & Fine Arts, Julie C. Hayes, Dean.
Saturday, December 1st 3pm Fine Arts Center, Room 44