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School of Fine ArtsMusic Department

Performance Opportunities

Performing Opportunities

See the Calendar for current performances. Performing opportunities at UConn include:

• UConn Opera Theater
• UConn Opera Studio
• UConn Stage Skills for Singers
• Master Classes

The following guest artists have given recent master classes:

◦ David Pittsinger
◦ Anthony Laciura (held backstage at the Metropolitan Opera House)
◦ Joseph McClain, former general manager of the Austin Lyric Opera
◦ Franz Boerlage
◦ Benita Valente
◦ Sherrill Milnes
◦ Paula Page
◦ Charles Robert Stephens
◦ Roger Brunyate, director
◦ Lucy Shelton
◦ John David DeHaan
◦ Laura Brooks Rice
◦ Mary Brennan
◦ Nathan Gunn

• Songfests

Each semester the UConn voice students perform a themed songfest for the UConn and Storrs community. Past themes have included: Frightfest-Songs to Spook and Scare; French song; German song; The American Songbook and Songs of our heritage. Auditions for the songfests are open to all voice students..

Fall 2013
Songs of Your Heritage
Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 3:00 PM
von der Mehden Recital Hall
Free Admission

Spring 2013
The American Songbook
Date TBA

• Choral Ensembles
• Chamber Ensembles
Collegium Musicum
• University Concerto Competition Rules and Application
• Student Recitals
Weekly Music Convocations

Additionally, some of our current students perform with regional opera companies such as:

Connecticut Lyric Opera
• Hartford Opera Theater
Opera del West Opera
Opera Theatre of Connecticut
Simsbury Light Opera
Worcester Opera Works