Public Invited to Extraordinary Master Class With Ruth Ann Swenson, Sept. 17

ruthannswenson.jpegAn extraordinary voice master class lies in store for six local vocal students who will be guided by opera singer Ruth Ann Swenson, one of the finest coloratura sopranos in the world today. The public is invited to attend the event from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17 in Warren Auditorium. Seating is limited. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for students with IDs and those under 18.

Six singers selected from both Sonoma State University and students of the teachers of the Redwood Empire chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing will perform and benefit from the insights of this exceptional artist.

Swenson is recognized as one of the leading operatic artists of our day and has won critical and public accolades in major theaters around the world. She is praised as a singer with an instrument of uncommon warmth and beauty matched by dazzling technical abilities.

Coordinators of the event are SSU music faculty Lynne Morrow and Susan Witt-Butler. For further information, contact Jean Wasp, marketing and media relations coordinator, at (707) 664-2057 or email

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