School Days: Teaching the Next Generation of Singers

Aug 2011

"A lot of classical musicians get caught. If you don't practice stepping away from the music, if you are surrounded by it all the time, your performances become all about some note, some detail, when that's really not the point. The point is to communicate."

Nathan Gunn, speaking with Mark Thomas Ketterson at Opera News

At Urbana–Champaign, 140 miles south of Chicago, the faculty of the University of Illinois’s School of Music boasts one of the most prominent baritones on the opera scene, Nathan Gunn. Opera News reporter Mark Thomas Ketterson speaks with Nathan and Julie Gunn about the future of educating young singers.

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