Online Masterclass Series

Online Masterclass Series

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Next Classes

  Thursday, August 6, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

French Diction Masterclass

Presented by Stage Director Maria Todaro
$10 to Attend (free for CS Subscribers) or $25 to Sing

 

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Maria Todaro Bio

A versatile artist and art entrepreneur, Maria is not simply a stage director, but a fight choreographer, stunt artist, writer and conductor. She is also training a new generation of singers and serves as general director of The Phoenicia International Festival of Voice after being one of its founder in 2010. Maria Todaro made her US stage directing debut in 2015 with “Cavalleria Rusticana” for the Westfield Symphony Orchestra under the baton of British maestro David Wroe and was immediately invited back to direct “La Boheme”.

Among her own productions:
Don Giovanni”, “La Traviata” A Mad Max “Die Walkurie”, “Pagliacci set in the Wild West, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, her ” Spanish Civil War Carmen” in Fargo, and a ground-breaking production of Elixir of Love set in Ghana with an exclusive African American cast at FofV , August 2019.


  Thursday, August 13, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Vocal Resonance Masterclass

Presented by Carol Mastrodomenico: Longy School of Music
$10 to Attend (free for CS Subscribers) or $25 to Sing

 

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“Yahoo! and Hey!”: Playing with Classical and Musical Theater Vocal Resonance: Singers will be able to sample a variety of vocal resonance methods on both their classical and musical theater repertoire to develop their best vocal strategy. Get ready to take risks with new sounds!

 

 

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Carol Mastrodomenico maintains an active schedule as a guest soloist with choruses, orchestras and other ensembles. She excels in the interpretation of oratorio, and has appeared in Poulenc’s Gloria, Beethoven’s Mass in C and Ninth Symphony, Brahms’ Requiem, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Requiem, Mahler’s Second Symphony, Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42, Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria, and Fauré’s Requiem.

Ms. Mastrodomenico is the stage director of both the Tufts University Opera Ensemble and the Longy School of Music of Bard College’s Opera Theater.

Ms. Mastrodomenico’s students can be heard singing throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.  They have been accepted into graduate and undergraduate programs at Julliard, Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory of Music, Eastman School of Music, University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Texas at Austin, University of North Texas, Cleveland Institute of Music, University of Miami, Frost School of Music, Michigan State University, University of Maryland at College Park, Ithaca College, Guild Hall and The Royal Academy of Music in London.  Her singers regularly attend young artist programs at Houston Grand Opera Outreach Program, Central City, Berlin Song Festival, Edinburgh Music Festival and Halifax Opera Festival.

Ms. Mastrodomenico received her Master of Music degrees in Vocal Performance and Vocal Pedagogy at New England Conservatory of Music.  She is on the voice faculties of Longy School of Music of Bard College and Tufts University and the Dramatic Voices Program Berlin.


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