Lamont School of Music

Lamont ends the year with strong voices

Professor Chris Wiger is our first interviewee. He is the Director of Public Relations at the Lamont School of Music. “We had about 300 performance majors they are all trying to be singers, classical musicians, Jazz musicians and my job is to get people to all the concerts they gave each year which about 300 concerts, 250 which are absolutely free.“ he said with a smile.

The Lamont Sign

The Newman Center for Performing Arts Sign, where the concert took place on May 18, 2017.

Hunter Martin is a freshman at DU and he is the member of the Lamont Chorale. Martin’s major is vocal performance and he focus on classical music and opera, so it’s requirement to be a part of the chorale. He started singing when he was 9 and he also joined the musical theater for long time.

He told us a lot of details about their choir rehearsal. For example, they practice three times a week. On Monday, they only have one hour and sectional exercise, basic alone and other times for two hours each. The rehearsal always start with some warm ups. “We hear each other and hear the harmonies and after that, Doctor Sailer, she gonna picks a part each piece, so we will sing the all the way through, she will stop, pick a part and singing it again all the way through until we should able to look it on by ourselves.” he explained.

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Non-major class at DU Lamont School of Music–opportunities for everyone

 

The Lamont school of Music, an accredited member of National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), founded in 1924, has been

DU Lamont School of Music provides music opportunities for both major and non-majors.

DU Lamont School of Music provides music opportunities for both major and non-majors.

providing music opportunities to non-music major students at University of Denver.

 

Popular classes

“Studio lessons are the most popular,” introduced Kerry Walsh, the student affairs coordinator at the Lamont School of Music. “But they are only offered based on whether we have a graduate teaching assistant in the area.” Continue reading

DU students begin rehearsing for Fiddler on the Roof musical performance

 Did you know about Fiddler?

                When asking around the DU campus if they had heard of the musical Fiddler on the Roof, a large portion of students were at least acquainted with the musical on some level. Some students knew all of the songs; some knew the basic story line and some had simply heard the name. Yet when asked if they knew that DU students were putting on this show at the Lamont School of Music, most students had no idea.DSC_0020 Continue reading