The Art and Science of the Performing Voice, April 22 and 23rd, 2016: Symposium sponsored by the University of Washington School of Music, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and the Division of Laryngology within the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. This conference is possible due to a national Bergstrom Award for Art and Science granted to Dr. Kari Ragan and members of the speech and hearing faculty. Includes masterclass and recital with Michaela Martens. All information available at the link above.
Ann Baltz, Saturday, October 3, 2015: Movement and singing masterclass with Ann Baltz, founder and artistic director of opera training program OperaWorks. Free and open to the public, UW Meany Studio Theater.
Dr. Ingo Titze, Friday, February 15, 2014, presentations and Q and A at UW Speech and Hearing building. World renowned voice scientist, executive director of National Center for Voice and Speech, professor at dept. of communications and voice disorders at University of Iowa.
Dr. Mitchell Kahn, Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 3:30-5 pm, Skagit Opera resident physician, previously house physician for the Metropolitan Opera.
Cyndia Seiden, Tuesday, November 19, 2013, Internationally renowned soprano soloist, UW School of Music.
Dean Williamson, Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Nationally known conductor and opera coach, UW School of Music.
Robert Edwin, Monday, October 20, 2014, Nationally acclaimed musical theater composer, director and producer, UW School of Music.
Stephen Stubbs and Cyndia Sieden, Tuesday, January 6th, 2015: workshop with UW faculty on Mozart performance practice and preparation of roles in Magic Flute.