SINGER SUBMISSIONS: NATS-LA teachers have your students send Kimberlyn Jones at ksjones1947 at outlook dot com a YouTube or Pdf file singing, preferably, what he/she plans to sing if chosen. Designate the morning Musical Theater session, or the afternoon Jazz/Classical session.
Associate Professor of Practice, Musical Theatre (Open Rank) - University of Southern California
The University of Arizona’s Voice and Opera Theater announces the first-ever Wildcat
Competition for High School singers with at least $750 of prize money at stake. The
competition, master classes, and gala concert will be held in association with the University
of Arizona Vocal Arts Showcase on Sunday, October 28, 2018.
Events will begin with a finalist master class and then a gala Winners Concert in the
evening beginning at 7:00 pm at The Fred Fox School of Music in beautiful Holsclaw Hall.
Each contestant will submit an internet link (YouTube or the like) of two, high quality,
videos of musical compositions from classical vocal literature representing different
periods and styles, for example, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic or Contemporary Art
Song. One selection may be from Broadway theatre repertoire. Both selections must be
Singers will be judged on beauty of voice, technical skill, musicality, accuracy,
communication of text, diction, and presentation.
For consideration and without exception, each applicant must complete the online form
and pay the fee by October 1, 2018. Finalists will be notified by Oct.7, 2018.
There is a non-refundable $35 application fee
Application may be accessed here
Sunday, May 20 at 1:00pm & 3:00pm
El Pueblo Historical Monument Home of Olvera Street
125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012
May 18, 2018
Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240
University of Southern California
8:30 am-4:30 pm
Through an evening of music by Elgar, Schumann and Tchaikovsky, along with poetry by Charles Baudelaire and Richard Beale, Joel Balzun and Kevin Garnica frame a discussion through music focusing on life with mental illness.
All the details are available on Biola's website:
NATS-LA Member Harriet Bennish is performing Tears, Joy and Hope!, Yiddish Songs of the Jewish Ghetto on April 12.
I am writing to share an opportunity for your students to apply and audition for this summer: ArtsBridge Summer ArtSong, a 2-week audition prep-focused summer program at which I will be teaching. The ArtsBridge website has detailed course descriptions and a sample schedule so that students can see more about what to expect, and the program video that profiles our students and faculty is informative as well.
Attention NATS-LA Members!
There is a job opening for a full time choir teacher at Oak Middle School in Los Alamitos District, starting on Monday, August 28th. This district has music teachers at all levels and is incredibly supportive in the arts.