Karen Hall : American Songs In Recital

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Karen Hall, soprano Karen was born in Kentucky and educated in Texas at the University of Houston, where she graduated with a B.M. and M.M. in vocal performance. Additional study in operetta was completed at the Mozarteum Summer Academy in Salzburg, Austria. She is currently a doctoral student in education at Columbia University Teachers College with graduation expected in 2005. Ms. Hall has performed in opera, operetta, concert, oratorio, recital, chamber music and music theater throughout the United States, most notably on the PBS special Masterclass, with the Seattle Opera, Seattle Symphony, Seattle Civic Light Opera, Hidden Valley Opera, and the Victor Herbert Festival Ensemble in Saratoga Springs, NY. She is a five time Metropolitan Opera Regional Finalist and has won awards from the Texas Federation of Music Clubs, the Vocal Arts Foundation in San Francisco and the Eleanor Anderson Lieber Awards, sponsored by Portland Opera. Ms. Hall has been on the voice faculty at The Crane School of Music/SUNY Potsdam, at St. Lawrence University, Ithaca College, The Boston Conservatory, the Berklee College of Music and New York University. Presently she is on the faculty at East Carolina University where she teaches musical theater voice. DANIEL LOCKERT, piano As a soloist or collaborator, Daniel Lockert is equally versatile on the piano, organ and harpsichord. He is a native of San Diego, California, where he began piano studies at the age of five. He also studied organ throughout high school and college. He attended the University of Southern California and obtained an advanced degree in the specialized area of accompanying, studying with Gwendolyn Koldofsky, the pioneer teacher of the field. Daniel was the only American finalist in the first International Accompanying Competition held in the Netherlands. As an accompanist, he has had an active career accompanying choral groups, singers and instrumentalists throughout the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. He has collaborated with singers past and present of the Metropolitan opera, such as Deborah Voigt, as well as current young recitalists, including Christopheren Nomura. As a coach and teacher, he has been on the staffs and faculties of the Juilliard School, the San Francisco Opera, Opera San Jose, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Chapman University, and the Aspen Music Festival. He is also active as a cabaret pianist and singer, having collaborated with many San Francisco bay area performers. He has directed several musicals and reviews at the Marin Theatre Company and the Willows Theatre, in evenings of music by Gershwin, Bernstein, and others. He has musically directed and conducted several musicals by Stephen Sondheim, including Company, Into the Woods, Side by Side by Sondheim, and You're Gonna Love Tomorrow. He was associate music director of Mountain Days: the John Muir Musical by Craig Bohmler, assisting the composer in it's world premiere at the Concord Pavilion. He was also music director for Bohmler's Enter the Guardsman, which was performed on the cruise ship QE2. He has taught and coached students for special projects at the American Conservatory Theatre. As a harpsichordist and continuo player, Daniel has played at the Carmel Bach Festival for several years. With the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, he played the world premiere of Concertino Notturno for Flute, Harpsichord and Strings by Vivian Fung. As an organist, Daniel has played in churches and synagogues since age 12. For years he was organist at several prominent churches in Southern California. He is currently organist at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Castro Valley and is an active organ recitalist in the San Francisco bay area. ROBERT MARKS, piano ROBERT MARKS is a conductor, arranger, composer, and vocal coach. He was involved with the Broadway and national companies of the hit musical Annie, and spent two seasons as the associate conductor of the St. Louis Municipal Opera, working with such stars as Shirley Jones, Paul Williams, Carol Lawrence, and Vincent Price. For fi

 
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I've Got the World on a String
Fun to Be Fooled
I Had Myself a True Love
Down With Love
Don't Like Goodbyes
In Separate Rooms
Alice Rodd
Susannah Fry
Three Sisters
Thomas Logge
A Midget
No Voice to Scold
Ann Poverty
Be Very Quiet Now
Poetry Reading - Nature, the Gentlest Mother
Poetry Reading - There Came a Wind Like a Bugle
Nature, the Gentlest Mother
There Came a Wind Like a Bugle
Poeetry Reading - Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven?
Poetry Reading - the World Feels Dusty
Why Do They Shut Me Out of Heaven?
The World Feels Dusty
Poetry Reading - Heart, We Will Forget Him
Poetry Reading - Dear March, Come In!
Heart, We Will Forget Him
Dear March, Come In!
Poetry Reading - Sleep Is Supposed to Be
Sleep Is Supposed to Be
Poetry Reading - When They Come Back
When They Come Back
Poetry Reading - I Felt a Funeral in My Brain
I Felt a Funeral in My Brain
Poetry Reading - I've Heard An Organ Talk Sometimes
Poetry Reading - Going to Heaven!
I've Heard An Organ Talk Sometimes
Going to Heaven!
Poetry Reading - the Chariot
The Chariot