2018 Eastern Regional Conference

2018 Eastern Regional Conference (EVENT HAS PASSED)

Saturday, October 6th, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
National Opera Center, Domingo Room, 330 Seventh Ave., New York, NY

YOU'VE SAVED THE DATE, NOW IS THE TIME TO REGISTRATE!

Registered singers interested in being considered for the Catania vocal master class should forward a sound clip and resume to gostrowski@msmny.edu.

2018_NE_Conv_FlyerSchedule

8:00--9:00 am Registration—National Opera Center Lobby.

9:00--9:30 am Opening Remarks—With Albert Chaney, NOA Board Member—Marketing Chair and Pennslyvania Regional Governor; Susan Gonzalez, NOA New York State Governor; and Gordon Ostrowski, NOA Eastern Regional Governor.

9:30--10:20 am Session I

Free the body. Free the breath. Free the voice!—With LeAnn Overton, Artistic Director of Respiro Opera and Jan Prokop--Body Mapping; Eleanor Taylor--Alexander Technique; Barbara Fusco--Yoga for the Singer.

10:20--10:45 am Networking Break

10:45--11:35 am Session II 

Winning the Mental Game: The Simple Solution to Performance Anxiety—With Nicholas Pallesen, Transformational Coach and Mental Performance Consultant.

11:45--12:35 pm Session IV 

Be a Better Instrument: Sport-Specific Training for the Vocal AthleteWith Claudia Friedlander, voice teacher and fitness expert.

12:35--1:35 pm Lunch Off-Site (not included).

1:35--2:35 pm Session V

Creating Contemporary Opera:  The Role of College Opera ProgramsWith Susan Gonzalez, Director of Hunter Opera Theater; Charles Jarden, Executive Director of American Opera Projects; and Gordon Ostrowski, Manhattan School of Music.

2:45--4:30 pm Session VI

Vocal Master ClassWith master teacher Claudia Catania.

Note:  Registered singers who would like to be considered for the master class should submit a resume and vocal video clip to gostrowski@msmnyc.edu.

4:30--5:00 pm Closing remarks.

Registration Open Now

Registration for this conference is just $60 for NOA members, $80 for non-members, and $35 for students.

Questions by e-mail to:
Gordon Ostrowski, NOA Eastern Regional Governor