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Performer’s Perspective: Dialogues of the Carmelites

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2016 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Theatre, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

What makes art relevant?  How can you take a two-hundred year old art form and make it accessible to a 21st century audience?  How as an artist can you find echoes of your own voice in a score written centuries before your birth?  Well, when you dismantle the artifice of expectation and find the voice […]

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Matthew Reese – UNCG student wins Encouragement Award at Regional Metropolitan Opera Competition

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music. Tags: , , ,

On Sunday, February 7, 2016 UNCG DMA student Matthew Reese, countertenor – student of Prof. Robert Bracey – represented the North Carolina District in the Southeast Regional Division of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.  Reese was honored with the encouragement award. This is not Reese’s first victory of the 2015/2016 season. He was also awarded […]

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Dr. Hartmann, Professor of Voice to sing with Piedmont Opera and UNCG Alumnus Robert Overman

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music. Tags: , , ,

  Donald Hartmann will be singing the role of Monterone in Piedmont Opera‘s upcoming production of “Rigoletto.” Bob Overman will be singing the title role. Both Donald and Bob studied voice with the late Charles Lynam. This will be the first production these two singers have shared the opera stage since singing in a UNCG […]

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