Choral & Vocal Season

Welcome to the 2018-19 season of concerts for the voice. Here you will find student and faculty voice recitals, choral concerts, music theatre and opera productions. The vocal program is led by Jenny Bent, Director of Choral Activities, and Lynne Morrow, Director of Opera and Music Theatre.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Carol Menke, lyric soprano

Carol Menke, soprano: Faculty and Friends Recital

Schroeder Hall

Lyric soprano Carol Menke is well known to Bay Area audiences as a vocal soloist and chamber music collaborator. She studied at the Franz Schubert Institute in Austria and has been coached by some of Europe’s finest recitalists, including Elly Ameling, Jörg Demus, and Norman Shetler. Upon hearing her perform one of his newly composed chamber works, the renowned composer Alan Hovhaness acknowledged and praised her “perfect musicianship.”

Ms. Menke holds an M.A. in Vocal Performance from California State University, Chico. The Santa Rosa Children’s Chorus, with whom she has worked since 1984, continues to thrive and has achieved...View Event Details

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Vocal Repertory class

Vocal Repertory Recital

Schroeder Hall

The Vocal Repertory Recital is the midterm exam for students receiving voice lessons. The recital will consist of vocal repertory sung in Italian, French, Spanish, German and English and representing opera, art song, musical theatre and the Great American songbook.View Event Details

Friday, April 26, 2019

SSU Symphonic Chorus

Symphonic Chorus and Concert Choir

Schroeder Hall

Jennny Bent conducts the university choirs. Program details to come.View Event Details

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - Thursday, May 9, 2019

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Opera and Music Theatre Scenes

Schroeder Hall

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

vocal repertory recital

Vocal Repertory Recital II

Schroeder Hall

Vocal Repertory Recital II

The Vocal Repertory Recital is the final exam for students receiving voice lessons. The recital will consist of vocal repertory sung in Italian, French, Spanish, German and English and representing opera, art song, musical theatre and the Great American songbook.View Event Details

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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Vocal Repertory Recital III

Weill Hall

Vocal Repertory Recital III

The Vocal Repertory Recital is the final exam for students receiving voice lessons. The recital will consist of vocal repertory sung in Italian, French, Spanish, German and English and representing opera, art song, musical theatre and the Great American songbook.View Event Details

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