Knowing the basics of efficient and resonant sound production is crucial to developing a healthy voice, belt voice, and stamina. Belting and singing must have vocal color and ideas and intent, and finding the “beats” tactics, or units of action in each phrase and word will help you renew physical, vocal and mental energy.
Thursday, October 1, 7:00 p.m. Eastern
Presenter: Jacalyn Kreitzer
Over a 35 year career, Jacalyn Kreitzer’s opera roles included Azucena, Waltraute, Bolkonskaya, the Mother (Consul), Bouillon, Brangaene, Fricka and Erda performed with the San Francisco, Berlin, Chicago Lyric, Metropolitan, Seattle, Teatro del Liceu, Paris Chatelet Operas and the works of Mahler, Verdi, Elgar, Bach, Berlioz and Schoenberg with the Minnesota, Pittsburgh, St. Paul, Mexico Philharmonia and Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others. Conductors included Zubin Mehta, Valery Gergiev, James Levine, Jeffrey Tate, Simon Rattle, Kent Nagano, James Conlin, and Pierre Boulez.
Jackie has recorded with Deutsche Grammophon, Chandos, and Teldec. A Lecturer in Voice and Founder of the Student Opera Theatre at Cal Poly State University, she was a former Baltimore Opera, Sullivan, and Liederkranz award winner.