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Student Spotlight – Lydia Richman – Legally Blonde

Lydia Richman ia a Freshman at John Stark Regional High School. Lydia is a member of both the Concert and Select choirs at John Stark and is featured in two of the stage company’s upcoming shows. Lydia is very excited to be playing Brooke Wyndham in “Legally Blonde” by Heather Hach. Performances are running from…

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Save the Date – August 29, 2020
Die Walkure

UPDATE: This year has had many ups and downs and this event had to be reimagined. Stay tuned for more information about a Complete Ring Cycle in 2022. Ho jo to ho! to friends, family, and colleagues. I am thrilled to announce that this August, I will be performing with a new opera company, TUNDI…

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Student Spotlight – Andrew Sokol – Canzone per Nana

I could not be more proud or inspired by tenor Andrew Sokol’s concert this afternoon, entitled “Canzone per Nana”. The program consisted entirely of Italian/Neapolitan songs (15 total, plus an encore), and was dedicated to the grandmother of Andrew’s partner Alyssa, a native Italian who loved Andrew’s tenor voice. Now, when we started working and…

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Wagner Immersion, Part 3

The weekend of July 27-28 was a stellar and most memorable one for many reasons. First, I was able to spend time with my dear friend and colleague Joy McIntyre, with whom I always have the most Joy-ous time discussing music, politics, travel, and life in general. Joy is a most erudite, entertaining, and brilliant…

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Student Spotlight – Michael Jackson AKA Sam Meade

Our darling Sam is slightly shifting his goals in Hollywood. Here is the latest: “The dream’s alive, just shifted.  Learned I don’t enjoy acting nearly as much as I enjoy singing [NOTE: this makes Janice very happy!]…so spending my time on my voice lessons…which have been really amazing, I can sing a high C comfortably [say WHAT?].  Decided to…

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Student Spotlight – Madison Finocchiaro – Singin’ in the Rain

Pinkerton Academy’s recent production of the musical based on this classic movie was a huge success the weekend of March 22-24. Madison appeared as Lady –in-Waiting in the ensemble. The director was Rachael Longo and Music Director was Candace Gatzoulis – my former student AND a former Miss New Hampshire. “Watch this space” for a…

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Classic Broadway Performance Class

Sign up today for Classic Broadway Performance Class Registration Fee $20 Due by Feb. 22nd Explore the Great American Songbook and the founders of the “Golden Age” of American musical theatre Sunday, March 10, 2019 2:00 – 5:00 Grace Episcopal Church – Great Hall 106 Lowell St., Manchester, NH Elizabeth Blood, Accompanist

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