Solo Songs of Ildebrando Pizzetti

On the basis of working backstage on a production of Pizzetti’s Murder In the Cathedral at Indiana University, where I was a graduate student in voice, I decided to try to find within his other vocal compositions a topic for my doctoral research.  After some investigation, I found out that Pizzetti had written forty-odd songs […]

What A Singer Needs to Know: A Masterclass

A master-teacher is usually someone with special expertise or performing experience, who offers a perspective and ideas beyond those at your regular lessons and coachings. While a masterclass might seem on the surface to be like a voice lesson, it is meant to be observed by other students and onlookers, with the presumed intention that […]