Snapshots: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Vocal Residency

Feb. 22, 2016

 Snapshot: Soprano Christine Brewer Concludes Weeklong Department of Music Residency

Famed soprano Christine Brewer, who is visiting professor of Music at Webster, concluded a weeklong residency with a concert performance on Friday, Feb. 19. 

As part of Black History Month at Webster, Brewer’s residency focused on music by African-American composers. Over the course of the week, Brewer led masterclasses in performance and literature, taught private voice lessons, and joined nearly 20 students in a final performance.

“I continue to be so impressed by the depth and talent of these students,” said Brewer. “Every time I visit campus, I am more and more amazed at how much they are growing.”

Soprano Christine Brewer Music Residency
Renowned soprano and visiting professor Christine Brewer (center) with Webster University music students during her residency Feb. 15-19.

"Christine is an old friend of our program," said professor Martha J. Hart, who organized the residency. "She raises the bar for the students, who jump at the chance to meet expectations and work with her."

In addition to public events that featured vocal performance majors, Brewer led sessions with freshmen and sophomores and with students in the Bachelor of Arts in Music and Bachelor of Music Education programs. 

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