Two-day residency for teachers and students including Performance Techniques, Career Planning, Holistic Pedagogy (for Vocal Pedagogy class), an all-department Improvisation session, and a public live-stream master class.
Two collaborative concerts with soprano Christie Conover, mezzo Kristin Gornstein, and Ryan Drickey on violin/fiddle. The program includes music from each soloist's background - Sweden, Jewish, Wyoming, New Mexico - and musical improvisations.
Co-create and direct a pastiche opera based on their university students' bi-lingual, bi-cultural experiences in a school on the US-Mexico border. The project will culminate in two performances followed by talkbacks with the cast and directors about the creative process.
Co-creators: Daniel Hunter-Holly, Catherine Compton