Master Class schedule, fall 2020

We are very excited to offer monthly Master Classes online this fall. The online classes will be held on Zoom and are FREE to you, our subscribers, family and friends. A special thanks to our chorale conductor, Dr. Carolina Flores for organizing the classes. Donations to MSOC are always welcome and easy to make on our website via the new Donate tab.

Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, 8:00-9:00pm: Music History Series #1
    “Castrati: The Pop Stars of the 18th century”
    Dr. Carolina Flores
    Professor of Music, Manchester Community College, CT
    Artistic Chorale Director, MSOC

Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, 8:00-9:00pm: Masterclass Series #1:
    “Improving Vocal Technique and Maintaining Vocal Health: Advice for Choristers”
    Dr. Matthew Hoch
    Professor of Voice, Auburn University
    Past President, New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA)
    Editor, NATS ‘So You Want to Sing’ Series
    Governor, Alabama NATS

Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, 8:00-9:00pm: Masterclass Series #2:
    “Strategies for Lifelong Singing: Speaking and Singing with One Voice”
    Dr. Brenda Smith
    Associate Professor of Music, University of Florida
    Author of So You Want to Sing for a Lifetime

Monday, Dec. 7, 8:00-9:00pm: Music History Series #2
    Music and the Civil Rights Movement
    Dr. Deborah Simmons
    Professor of Music, Manchester Community College, CT

Monday, Dec. 14 at 7:00 pm
    Dr. Solomiya Ivakhiv
    Head of strings at UConn and world-renowned violin soloist!