University of Arizona master class

I just spent a completely delightful hour with the University of Arizona vocal students who are preparing Die Zauberflöte for performances in April. They were engaged, prepared, and took big risks. More than that a teacher cannot ask! It’s so important to realize that the road to real excellence is bumpy. Everybody … Continue Reading →

God that’s good

Dress rehearsal of Sweeney Todd! Everybody acquitted themselves well; now it’s time for an audience. Our small theater is being used ingeniously – chorus in the house, chorus in the balcony, murdered choristers descending into the orchestra pit. What a week it’s been, rehearsals every night and now performances Friday … Continue Reading →