The University recently hosted the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) classical competition for high school and college students from all of Oregon and Southwestern Washington, according to Nicole Hanig, performing and fine arts. UP senior Catherine Jacobs won first place in her division and then won first amongst all college students, earning her a spot in a master class alongside the Portland Opera Young Artists with international tenor Lawrence Brownlee in April, sponsored by Friends of Chamber Music.
The University of Portland’s Nicole Leupp Hanig and Catherine Jacobs and performing and fine arts students will present a concert, “Hard Times Come Again No More: Social Justice Through Song,” on Thursday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m., in Buckley Center Auditorium. Performances will respond to themes of conflict, displacement, immigration, and equality. Free admission; reception to follow. Sponsored by the Department of Performing and Fine Arts, the Garaventa Center, and the Dundon Berchtold Institute. For ADA accommodations or more information contact PFA at x7228 or email@example.com.
During spring break, a group of UP students competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition held at Portland State University, according to Nicole Hanig, performing and fine arts. Students from every major university in Oregon and Washington participated. Senior Lydia Blaine won first place in the division for college-age women, and freshman Catherine Jacobs won second place in the same division. Sophomore Tanis Gonzaga-Guzman won second place in the division for college-age men.
For more information contact Hanig at 7858 or firstname.lastname@example.org.