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Classes Cancelled

All classes are cancelled beginning at 3:00 pm today. Normal schedule will resume on Saturday.  

Master classes offer LSC-UP music students an opportunity to work with some of the region’s most celebrated performers and teachers.  Patrons are able to observe these professional clinicians as they coach LSC-UP music students, giving community musicians and teachers opportunities to refine their craft and network with these local master artists.

Upcoming Master Classes

All listed master classes are tentative.

Acting for Singers Master Class with JUSTIN DORAN
October 29, 2018, 6-8:30PM
LSC-UP B13.210

Justin Doran has over 100 professional theatre credits nationally, regionally, and locally as an actor and director, including at the Alley Theatre, the Geffen Playhouse, the Will Geer Theater, and LA Shakespeare. He has also worked on numerous television shows, commercials, and voiceover projects.  Doran has served on the theatre faculties of UCLA, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, UH, Rice University, the Kinkaid School, and the University of St. Thomas.

Voice Master Class with WESTON HURT
November 12, 2018, 6-8:30PM
LSC-UP B13.210

Weston Hurt is a celebrated operatic baritone who has performed in operas and in concert throughout the US, including with the Houston Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, Atlanta Opera, Seattle Opera, Opera Omaha, Opera San Antonio, the Dallas Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, and others.  He is also an active teacher and clinician.

Percussion Master Class with JAMES METCALFE
March 20, 2019, 12:30-2:30PM
Black Box Theatre

James Metcalfe is active as an educator, recording musician, tracking/mix engineer, and producer. He studied at West Texas State University and University of Iowa and has taught in public schools as well as with the Rice University Marching Owl Band and San Jacinto College. He has performed with and engineered/produced recordings for numerous celebrated artists and has been involved with several world premiere events including Jekyll & Hyde, Svengali, American Vaudeville, Monkey Business, Salsipuedes and In the Shadows of the Forest.

Vocal Master Class with JACK BEETLE
March 20, 2019, 5-8PM
Black Box Theatre

Jack Beetle’s career has included Shakespeare, musical theatre (including a seven-month tour in Forever Plaid), opera, and contemporary concert music. He has music directed numerous productions for Theatre Under the Stars, the Alley Theatre, the Houston Ballet, Stages Repertory Theatre, and elsewhere. He is on faculty for Rice University’s Department of Visual and Dramatic Art and guest faculty for the UH School of Theatre and Dance and maintains a large private voice studio.

Jazz Master Class with THOMAS HELTON
April 3, 2019, 5-7PM
Black Box Theatre

Thomas Helton is a Houston-area bassist and composer. He is a skilled improviser and interpreter of contemporary bass repertoire who continues to push and redefine the possibilities of his instrument through extended performance techniques and new compositional forms. As a composer, he has written solo, chamber, and large ensemble music, including several pieces for choreographer Michele Brangwen and the experimental dance company Group Acorde.

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Past Master Classes

Vocal Master Class with JACK BEETLE
April 18, 2018

Guitar Master Class with STEPHAN BADREAU
April 16, 2018