Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Open invitation, MCC-Blue River Voice Master Class

Anyone in the community who is interested in improving their singing voice or just taking in a light performance by well trained vocal students is welcome to attend the MCC-Blue River Voice Master Class from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 16. Experienced tenor and UMKC Conservatory of Music professor Robin Griffeath will be on hand to critique student performances in regards to posture and body usage.

Robin Griffeath, tenor

Robin Griffeath is a doctoral candidate at the University of Missouri-Kansas City whom holds a B.M. in vocal performance from Lawrence University and an M.M. in vocal performance from the University of Arizona. Mr. Griffeath recently performed the roles of Ferrando in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, Gherardo in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Fenton in Verdi's Falstaff, and Nanki Poo in Gilbert and
 Sullivan's The Mikado.

All skill levels are welcome to this event. There is no cost for this Master Class, and it is open to the public. The voice instructors of MCC-Blue River will host it, and Robin Griffeath will be the clinician. Eight participants will perform one song each. The master class is not for credit nor is it a class.  It’s a two hour hands-on seminar.

The audience for this event will be made quite welcome and will take away new insights on vocal performance posture and body usage.

Voice Master Class, Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m. to noon, MCC-Blue River choir room (AS 110), FREE admission, open to the public

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