FSU College of Music presents guest artist residency series

FSU College of Music presents guest artist residency series

“Sing for Hope” founders Camille Zamora and Monica Yunus. Image courtesy of Fay Fox.  Florida

“Sing for Hope” founders Camille Zamora and Monica Yunus. Image courtesy of Fay Fox. 

Florida Condition University’s School of New music is presenting a visitor artist residency series showcasing masterclasses and performances by artists and scholars from genres across the musical map.

The Housewright Virtuoso Sequence kicks off the season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, with “Sing for Hope,” a nonprofit group and soprano group described as an “arts peace corps,” featuring founders Monica Yunus and Camille Zamora. The performance will acquire place at Opperman New music Corridor.

“We are proud to continue to carry entire world-course artists to the Tallahassee group by way of the Housewright Virtuoso Collection,” claimed Todd Queen, dean of the Higher education of Songs. “‘Sing for Hope’ is an example of the superior-high-quality programming that you have occur to anticipate from our school, and we are fired up to host these incredible artists.”

The collection will carry on into 2022. During residency, each artist will provide expertise and insight by means of masterclasses and lectures to FSU students as properly as effectiveness critiques.

“Our Housewright attendees will be below to demonstrate that the melding of effectiveness professions with entrepreneurship things to do is an attainable aim right after faculty,” said Valerie M. Trujillo, coordinator of voice and opera at the FSU University of New music.

Considering the fact that 1986, resources from the Housewright Chair have enabled the university to bring in artists and students who embody the best ideals of instructing, imaginative activity and leadership.

Though most of these guest artists conduct through their go to, the larger worth of the residency lies in the uniquely collaborative and instructional opportunities that are developed into each individual residency.

The team will current excerpts from vocal masterworks which includes compositions by Ravel, Rachmaninoff, Mozart, Britten, Weill, Larsen and others during the live overall performance.

“We are so honored and thrilled to be the Housewright Eminent Students in home at Florida State University,” Zamora said.

By way of the initiatives of the “Sing for Hope” business, Yunus and Zamora have brought to fruition initiatives together with “Pianos in General public Spaces” and “From the Bronx to Beirut,” initiatives aimed at eliminating boundaries and advertising and marketing the mission of art for all.

“We’ve been conversing a lot about the arts and what they suggest in our modern society, provided the past 18 months that we have had jointly as a world group,” Zamora stated. “The matters that maintain coming to head are the extraordinary software of the arts and how considerably artists are needed. We are so looking ahead to diving into all those things — things like arts and local community, arts and entrepreneurship, arts and wellness. Getting individuals conversations is some thing that we are genuinely looking forward to.”

For extra information about the Housewright Virtuoso Sequence or to purchase tickets, visit tickets.music.fsu.edu.