Tickets: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors
Saturday, March 2nd 4pm Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
James Patrick Miller, conductor
Featuring Guest Composer-in-Residence Jennifer Bellor, Nazareth College
Including Bellor's Uprising for drum set & wind ensemble with faculty soloist Thomas Giampietro. Also works by Schwantner, Husa, Milhaud, and Javier Marquez, winner of the 2013 UMass Wind Ensemble Composition Contest-premiere of his winning work Danza Hipnotica.
Free masterclasses and sessions on vocal pedagogy, caring for the voice, preparing for college auditions, & more!
Saturday schedule: 9:00am: Registration 9:30am-12:00pm: Building Strong Voices- Twelve Different Ways: Vocal Training of the High School Student 12:00pm: Mid day break 1:00pm: Building Strong Voices continued 2:30pm: Break 2:45pm: The College Voice Audition: How to Prepare and What to Expect 3:45-6:00pm: Masterclass with Dr. Austin
8pm: Solo recital with soprano Dana Schnitzer, UMass alumna, and Brendon Shapiro, piano, performing music of Strauss, Poulenc, Turina & Barber's Hermit Songs