Workshop Schedule VANATS 2016

Virginia NATS Spring Conference & Adjudications 2016

George Mason University – HARRIS THEATRE

WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES

(located in Harris Theatre, except Fri. pm Masterclass as noted below)

FRIDAY  

11:00 – 12:15     Between the Lessons: Teaching our Students to Teach Themselves           (Cynthia Donnell, Lucy Owen Hoyt, Alison Rizzuto)

12:30 – 1:30      What Water Are You Drinking? High pH water as adjunct treatment strategy for sufferers of acid reflux    (Kathleen Bell)

1:45 – 3:00       Young Artist Programs: How will I know which YAP is right for me?        (Lee Anne Myslewski from Wolf Trap Opera with Byron Jones, SU & Seagle Music Colony)

3:15 – 4:00       SNATS Chat – calling all SNATS (student NATS chapters) members to meet and share ideas   (Kathleen Bell, facilitator)

*8:00 p.m. (following the banquet) MARIETTA SIMPSON – MASTER CLASS #1 – Grand Tier III (3rd level)

SATURDAY

9:30 – 10:30     Between the Lessons: Teaching our Students to Teach Themselves            (Cynthia Donnell, Lucy Owen Hoyt, Alison Rizzuto)

10:30 – 11:15     Audition Prep for College  (Cynthia Donnell)

11:15 – 12:00     What Water Are You Drinking? High pH water as adjunct treatment strategy for sufferers of acid reflux  (Kathleen Bell)

12:30 – 2:30      MARIETTA SIMPSON MASTER CLASS #2 – (HARRIS THEATRE STAGE)

 ~3:00 – 5:45    HONORS RECITAL – and Superlative Awards

About kbell11vocalhealth

Kathleen Bell is a graduate of the University of Miami Vocal Performance program where she was featured as “Violetta” in Verdi’s La Traviata, “The Countess” in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and “Lizette” in Puccini’s La Rondine. Kathleen received her Masters of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Florida International University where she performed as “Adina” in Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amour and “Miss Warblewell” in Mozart’s The Impressario. Kathleen has traveled extensively throughout Europe performing in Denmark, Austria and Italy in Voice recitals, the Amalfi Coast Music Program in Maiori, Italy and as “Adele” in J. Strauss’ Die Fledermaus with the Rome Festival Orchestra. Kathleen has been a featured soloist with the Miami Symphony, the Miami Oratorio Society, the Hispanic Lyric Theatre and in the Chorus of the Florida Grand Opera. In Miami Kathleen performed the role of the Mother Superior in The Sound of Music and participated in several musical theatre workshops and performances. In addition to being the Director of Music Ministry at St. Augustine Church and Student Ministry, Kathleen was an Adjunct instructor of voice at both the New World School of the Arts and Barry University, as well as the vocal/choral instructor for SOBE Arts. Kathleen is a Certified Teacher in levels I, II, & III of Somatic Voiceworktm The LoVetri Method. Currently Kathleen is pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Voice Pedagogy at Shenandoah University with special interests in vocal health and CCM music styles. While maintaining a private studio, Kathleen is an adjunct voice instructor at Mary Baldwin College where she also directs the pop accapella group "Baldwin Charm". Kathleen also teaches voice at the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts and Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy. Currently, Kathleen is a DMA candidate in Voice Pedagogy while serving as a teaching assistant and lab manager of the Jannette Ogg Voice Research Center at Shenandoah University. Kathleen is a board member and technology adviser for the Virginia chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Kathleen’s students have been NATS winners and accepted to prestigious music programs such as Manhattan School of Music, California Technical Institute, Cleveland Institute of Music, Howard University, New School in New York, Berkley School of Music in Boston and Reina Sofia Conservatory in Madrid, Spain.
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