News - Greenville University Welcomes Grammy-Award Winning Soprano Christine Brewer as Schoenhals Guest Artist – February 11-12

Greenville University Welcomes Grammy-Award Winning Soprano Christine Brewer as Schoenhals Guest Artist – February 11-12

Greenville University Welcomes Grammy-Award Winning Soprano Christine Brewer as Schoenhals Guest Artist – February 11-12

GREENVILLE, IL. – The Greenville University Department of Music is pleased to announce that Christine Brewer (www.colbertartists.com/christine-brewer) will be the Guest Artist for this year’s Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium, scheduled for February 11-12, 2018.  Grammy Award-winning American soprano Christine Brewer’s appearances in opera, concert, and recital are marked by her own unique timbre, at once warm and brilliant, combined with a vibrant personality and emotional honesty reminiscent of the great sopranos of the past.  Named one of the top 20 sopranos of all time (BBC Music), her range, golden tone, boundless power, and control make her a favorite of the stage and a highly sought-after recording artist, one who is “in her prime and sounding glorious” (Anthony Tommasini, New York Times).

Ms. Brewer continues her work with the Marissa, Illinois 6th graders in a program called Opera-tunities, which is now in its 14th year.  On April 29, 2015, Christine Brewer joined 140 other notable celebrities receiving a bronze star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame.  

Brewer’s discography includes over 25 recordings.  Her most recent recording, Divine Redeemer on Naxos contains selections with concert organist Paul Jacobs. 

During her residency at Greenville University, Brewer, along with collaborative pianist Craig Terry, will present a vocal recital on Sunday, February 11 at 4 p.m.  On Monday, February 12 she will also speak in the University Chapel at 9:30 a.m. and offer a vocal master class at 3:30 p.m.  All events will take place in the James E. Wilson Recital Hall located in the Whitlock Music Center at the corner of Elm Street and College Avenue. Free and open to the public.

 

For more information about the Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium, please contact the Greenville University Department of Music at (618) 664-6560.

 

Greenville University is a four-year accredited Christian liberal arts school with more than 1,400 traditional undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree completion students.  Founded in 1892 and affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, the University is located in Greenville, Illinois, 45 miles east of St. Louis. For more information, visit www.greenville.edu.

This story was published on January 11, 2018




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