Florence Kopleff’s Archives Newly Accessible

Posted On April 10, 2015
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The School of Music and the University Library are pleased to report that the Florence Kopleff Collection is now catalogued and the finding aid (search) is online and fully functional at: http://digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/findingaids/id/2265   The collection can be assessed by those interested in researching – or simply knowing more about – Kopleff’s singing career, the history… more »

Come fall in love with the romantic classic La bohème

Posted On February 17, 2015
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Come fall in love! Georgia State University Opera Theater invites you to share the experience of its youthful production of the Puccini classic romantic tale. Will young bohemians hold on to love, fulfill their dreams and survive a punishing Parisian winter? This bold fare features Artistic Director Carroll Freeman’s modern and spontaneous choreography and the… more »

Georgia State University Opera Theater Competition Wins

Posted On January 30, 2015
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Georgia State University Opera Theater rocked The National Opera Association’s national convention with two impressive achievements in the Collegiate Opera Scene Competition, which was part of the convention. GSU Opera Theater undergraduates Carolyn Balkovetz, soprano and Kirby Eicholtz, tenor won first place in Division I – for artists under 23 years old- with their duet… more »

Arts at GSU

Posted On November 20, 2014
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Arts at GSU is a monthly publication of fine arts programming at Georgia State University.  Offerings from The Center for Collaborative and International Arts (CENCIA), Five Points: A Journal of Literature and Art, Rialto Center for the Arts, the School of Music, the Welch School of Art and Design, the Welch School of Galleries and… more »

Harrower Wraps an Historic 31st Season

Posted On November 19, 2014
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Early summer, the Harrower Summer Opera Workshop concluded one of its most exciting seasons in thirty-one years, with productions of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and “VIVA VERDI… and Friends,” a full scenes program.  Enrollment was second only to the 30th Anniversary season’s attendance.  In addition to Executive Director W. Dwight… more »

Research continues for Marie Sumner Lott

Posted On September 4, 2014
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During July and August, assistant professor of music history and literature Marie Sumner Lott took a 6-week research trip to Germany for a new project on Romantic operas with Medieval subjects or characters. The trip was generously funded by a Research Initiation Grant from Georgia State. Sumner Lott says she found and used many surviving… more »

Faculty commission, record works over summer

Posted On September 4, 2014
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Over the summer several School of Music faculty members were busy on the concert stage and in the studio, working on new music and recordings. Stuart Gerber (percussion) and Jan Berry Baker (saxophone), who commissioned and performed 10 new works for saxophone and percussion duo in the spring, recorded three works for saxophone and percussion for… more »