Jake Heggie Master Class
April 20, 2017
Composer Jake Heggie coaches Bienen School students Eric McConnell, Kaileigh Riess, Maxwell Seifert, Kevin Krasinski, Sam Grosby, and Gabrielle Barkidjija in the Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall as part of the Robert M. and Maya L. Tichio Vocal Master Class series.
About the Presenter
Jake Heggie has composed nearly 300 art songs as well as concerti, chamber music and choral and orchestral works, including the “Ahab Symphony.” He has collaborated as a composer and pianist with such opera-world luminaries as Kiri Te Kanawa, Renée Fleming, Frederica von Stade, Joyce DiDonato, Susan Graham, Bryn Terfel, Nathan Gunn and Robert Orth. A Guggenheim Fellow and recipient of the Eddie Medora King Prize from Butler School of Music at University of Texas at Austin, Heggie is a frequent guest artist and master teacher at universities, conservatories and festivals throughout North America.