Seagle Music Colony

Seagle Music Colony Seagle Music Colony is the premiere opera and musical theater producing organization in the Adirondack Region of Upstate New York, utilizing and cultivating emerging vocal artists on the brink of their professional careers.
Seagle Music Colony is the premiere opera and musical theater producing organization in the Adirondack Region of Upstate New York, utilizing and cultivating emerging vocal artists on the brink of their professional careers. The oldest program of its kind in the U.S., Seagle Music Colony celebrates its 105th anniversary season in 2020. For more information please see our website or email [email protected]
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Hi All!  It's time for our next alumni feature for our upcoming Virtual Gala on August 1st!Today's spotlight is on Haile...
07/17/2020

Hi All! It's time for our next alumni feature for our upcoming Virtual Gala on August 1st!

Today's spotlight is on Hailey Clark - Hailey Clark Dennis (SMC 2009, 2010 – honoree 2016) Soprano Hailey Clark has been a soloist in the Ensemble at the Hannover State Opera in Germany since 2019, where she has starred in Alcina and the title role of La Juive. However, her fame on the hill began in 2009, with her hilarious portrayal of Clorinda in La Cenerentola and gained momentum in 2010 as she starred in Romeo & Juliet. Since her time on the hill, she has made debuts with Austin Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Central City Opera, Stuttgart Opera, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Theater Basel, and the Salzburg State Opera, to name a few. We are so excited that Hailey will be featured as one of our former Gala Honorees at the Seagle Virtual Gala on August 1, 2020 and look forward to seeing and hearing her soon!

07/15/2020
2020 Artist Greeting

Enjoy this short video from four of the Seagle 2020 Emerging Artists: Emily Cottam, Maria DeConzo, Alex Koch & David Nelson. They'll let you know what they're learning in Seagle Emerging Artist classes this summer, what else they've been up to, and what they're most looking forward to next year.

Good Afternoon!  It's time for feature number 5 for the upcoming Virtual Gala!Today, we're featuring NEW DAD Seth Carico...
07/14/2020

Good Afternoon! It's time for feature number 5 for the upcoming Virtual Gala!

Today, we're featuring NEW DAD Seth Carico - Seth Carico, bass-baritone (SMC 2002-2005 - honoree 2011) American Bass-Baritone Seth Carico was seen recently at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Minnesota Opera, Theater Basel and Staatsoper Hannover. However, back on the hill, he was known for such performances as The Fiddler in Fiddler on the Roof (2002), Snug in A Midsummer Night's Dream (2003), Gideon March in Little women (2004), and Leporello in Don Giovanni (2005) among many others. Seth is still known for his Leporello in Don Giovanni, as well as Joseph De Rocher in Dead Man Walking, Nick Shadow in The Rake's Progress, and Scarpia in Tosca. And, for those who are interested in web series, check out "Seth Learn Dad" as Seth navigates uncharted waters of upcoming fatherhood! We are so excited that Seth will be featured as one of our former Gala Honorees at the Seagle Virtual Gala on August 1, 2020 and look forward to seeing and hearing him soon!

Our fourth and final feature of the day is Eryn LeCroy (SMC 2014 – honoree 2019)  Eryn LeCroy was most recently seen as ...
07/13/2020

Our fourth and final feature of the day is Eryn LeCroy (SMC 2014 – honoree 2019) Eryn LeCroy was most recently seen as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway. However, back in 2014, she shared her amazing talents on the hill featured in Side by Side by Sondheim as well as West Side Story. Since then, she's taken NYC by storm, singing Johanna in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production of Sweeney Todd at Barrow Street Theatre and recently joining the company of the upcoming Broadway Revival of 1776 as Martha Jefferson and Dr. Lyman Hall with Roundabout Theatre Company. We are so excited that Eryn will be featured as one of our former Gala Honorees at the Seagle Virtual Gala on August 1, 2020 and look forward to seeing and hearing her soon!

Our third feature is Vanessa Becerra - Vanessa Becerra (SMC 2011, 2012 – honoree 2018) Soprano Vanessa Becerra most rece...
07/13/2020

Our third feature is Vanessa Becerra - Vanessa Becerra (SMC 2011, 2012 – honoree 2018) Soprano Vanessa Becerra most recently made her Kennedy Center debut singing Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Washington National Opera. However, her Seagle fame started in 2011 with her portrayals of Jean MacLaren in Brigadoon, Lucy in Billy Goats Gruff, and Edith in The Pirates of Penzance. It continued in 2012 with her amazing successes on the hill as Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Johanna in Sweeney Todd. From there, Vanessa has taken the opera world by storm, performing with companies such as Houston Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Atlanta Opera, as well as joining the roster of the Metropolitan Opera. We are so excited that Vanessa will be featured as one of our former Gala Honorees at the Seagle Virtual Gala on August 1, 2020 and look forward to seeing and hearing her soon!

Our second feature is Reginald Smith, Jr. - Reginald Smith, Jr., Baritone(SMC 2010 – honoree 2014) Reginald Smith, Jr. h...
07/13/2020

Our second feature is Reginald Smith, Jr. - Reginald Smith, Jr., Baritone(SMC 2010 – honoree 2014) Reginald Smith, Jr. has recently been seen on the stages of The Atlanta Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Cincinnati Opera, and The Metropolitan Opera. However, he was first seen on the Seagle Music Colony stage in 2010, performing the roles of Rudolph in Hello, Dolly! and The Duke in Romeo & Juliet. Since his time on the hill, Reggie has gone on to perform with such prestigious institutions as Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Wolf Trap Opera, the San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Dallas Opera, Opera Hong Kong, and at the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, Russia, to name a few. Additionally, he's won many competitions including top prize in the Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition, George London Foundation Vocal Competition, as well as the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 2015. We are so excited that Reggie will be featured as one of our former Gala Honorees at the Seagle Virtual Gala on August 1, 2020 and look forward to seeing and hearing him soon!

Hi Everyone!  We've been posting features of our Alumni who are going to be part of the Virtual Gala on August 1st on ou...
07/13/2020

Hi Everyone! We've been posting features of our Alumni who are going to be part of the Virtual Gala on August 1st on our Alumni page, and we thought we should share them here as well! I'm going to post the first four today and then we will be posting two per week leading up to the Virtual Gala.

Our first feature is David Blalock (SMC 2008, 2009 – honoree 2017) Tenor David Blalock made his Metropolitan Opera debut this season, singing Pong in Puccini's Turandot. However, his Seagle fame started back in 2008 with his portrayals of Benoit/Alcindoro in La bohème and Speaker in The Magic Flute. It continued in 2009 with his fantastic portrayals on the hill as Rusty Charley in Guys and Dolls and Dandini in La Cenerentola. From there, David has performed with companies such as Virginia Opera, Opera Hong Kong, West Edge Opera, Atlanta Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Fort Worth Opera. We are so excited that David will be featured as one of our former Gala Honorees at the Seagle Virtual Gala on August 1, 2020 and look forward to seeing and hearing him soon!

07/01/2020
Seagle Virtual Gala 2020

31 days - 744 hours - ONE MONTH - that's all that's left to go before our first-ever Seagle Virtual Gala! Have you marked your calendar yet? August 1, 2020 at 7pm EDT - you and the whole family can attend this must-see star-studded event from the comfort of your living room! We'll be visited by Old Friends and new for One Day More of virtual alumni collaboration.

The gala will be live-streamed on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8iWdc3Vhkkand
and Facebook Live.

Want to know more about how this stream is going to work? Visit us at https://conta.cc/31BaxJs for some FAQs.

#seaglesuccess #seaglemusiccolony #weloveouralumni #operasingers #musicaltheater

Our first-ever live-streamed virtual gala fundraising event. Join us August 1, 2020 at 7pm EDT to watch 10 special gala honoree solo performances plus specia...

06/26/2020
Seaglass Theater Company

Alum Blake Jennings is coming at you today with the fastest possible summary of Puccini’s Tosca. Hold on to your hats! #opera #operasingers #puccini #seaglesuccess

Worth a second look: Producer/writer Blake Jennings and the June 19 episode's "A Millennial Describes an Opera In One Minute"

Love it? Watch tomorrow's concert to see which opera Blake describes next!

Over the last few weeks, we have engaged in the first of many necessary, frank, and insightful conversations. We are lis...
06/19/2020

Over the last few weeks, we have engaged in the first of many necessary, frank, and insightful conversations. We are listening, we are learning, and we are committed to continue listening and learning as we strive to become an equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization.

Today's action step we're #thrilledtoannounce is to introduce the two newest members of our Alumni Association Board!!

Alicia Russell (SMC 2017, 2018) is a soprano currently based in Asheville, NC. Her recent engagements include Toledo Opera, MassOpera, and an upcoming production of "Blue" with Lyric Unlimited in Chicago. When asked about her years at Seagle, Alicia said, "SMC was a game changer in the way I thought about performing and what it means to be a consummate artist. My time at Seagle gave me tools for coming alive onstage, how to tell a story, and how to communicate passionately with an audience. Beyond the artistic education, SMC is such a special place that I’ll always remember for being a community of artists with nothing to prove or need to claim “top spot” as the best singer on the hill. We all knew we were there because we had something unique to offer! I was very impacted by this feeling of immediate acceptance from my peers without needing to seek their approval and constantly remember my years there so fondly (even though it feels like I was just there!)."

Langelihle Mngxati (SMC 2016, 2018) is a baritone currently living in Philadelphia, PA. His recent engagements include Tri-Cities Opera and Dallas Opera Educational Outreach Program. In speaking of his years at Seagle, Lange shared, "At the time I was not aware of the business side of this career and what were the expectations out there in terms of how I market and present myself as an artist. SMC really got me equipped with those tools on top of the many other things I learned. Auditioning has never been the same since SMC, I’m more comfortable and confident with auditions now. I still get a lot of support from my mentors at SMC and I reach out to them with questions and challenges I encounter in the pursuit of this career. They have always been there for me since my time at SMC."

We hope you'll join us in welcoming Alicia and Lange into these new roles. But what is the SMC Alumni Association, you may ask? Let us tell you!
The Seagle Music Colony (SMC) Alumni Association was founded in 2016 to encourage alumni and former staff to participate actively in the SMC community, attend events, volunteer, fund an ongoing Alumni Scholarship and create new ways for alumni and former staff to stay connected to SMC and each other. Its vision is to involve the greatest possible number of alumni/former staff by creating a range of programs and services allowing alumni to be engaged with SMC and each other.

If you are an alum interested in joining our Alumni Association, we want to hear from you!! Head over to https://seaglecolony.org/alumni-association/ to learn more and to sign up for membership.

It's been a minute, but our blog is BACK! Check out our latest post over morning coffee, afternoon ice cream, or evening...
06/10/2020
What's Going On in June and Beyond - Seagle Music Colony

It's been a minute, but our blog is BACK! Check out our latest post over morning coffee, afternoon ice cream, or evening cocktail. We have some exciting updates about how our summer is going to look. You're just one click away!

In this long-awaited blog post: Response to Racial Injustice, How we'll engage the 2020 emerging artits, Seagle Virtual Gala 2020

Seagle Music Colony’s mission is to produce the highest quality opera and musical theater showcasing exceptionally talen...
06/04/2020

Seagle Music Colony’s mission is to produce the highest quality opera and musical theater showcasing exceptionally talented emerging artists, while providing career development and performance opportunities to support the resiliency of the art form.

We affirm that this mission can only be accomplished in a reality where it is accepted that diversity is our strength, and in which there is the true guarantee of equal rights and opportunities for everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socio-economic background.

We proclaim unity with our family of former artists, staff, and constituents, both of color and not, who stand together in these difficult times to demand equal treatment and opportunity. We reaffirm our commitment to our policies and procedures that encourage and prioritize diversity in our company and the greater field of opera and musical theater. We empathize and struggle with the pain of the moment, and we know that when we work together, we can and will accomplish lasting change.

#BlackLivesMatter

05/28/2020
Megan Callahan

A delightful duet from two of our alumni - thanks for your time and talents, Megan Callahan and Anthony Rohr!

I'm back! This time I roped the wonderful Anthony Rohr into singing with me. It was a huge treat for me to collaborate with him (for the first time!) Huge thank you to my incredible coach/pianist/mentor/friend Dr. Matthew Larson as well for accompanying us so beautifully on piano. I hope you all enjoy our trip up the Swiss Alps!

05/21/2020
Social Distance

Happy almost-the-weekend! If you need a laugh, check out the latest creative project of one of our alums, Jack Swanson, Tenor. Enjoy! #socialdistance #seaglesuccess

https://youtu.be/Trx2FNh1DeE

"Social Distance" a parody of Alan Menken and David Zippel's "Go the distance" from the movie Hercules. Social Distance Directed by: Katherine Henly Singer: ...

Seagle Music Colony is very sad to announce that the 2020 summer season has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic....
04/27/2020

Seagle Music Colony is very sad to announce that the 2020 summer season has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We agonized over this decision, but made it due to guidance from state and local officials, combined with the nature of our artists’ and staff members’ communal living at Seagle, and the high-risk demographic of a significant portion of our audience. While it’s almost unimaginable, since never in 105 years of Seagle has a season ever been cancelled, we sadly realize that this is the right decision in light of the unprecedented public health crisis into which we’ve all been plunged.

If you are a 2020 ticket buyer, one of the staff will be in touch with you to go over options.

To all of our followers - thank you for your support through what will surely be a difficult time. While we are heartbroken we will not see you on the hill this summer nor share in all the exciting things that would have been happening, we know that once this crisis is over, the power that music and art have to help us heal will be critical to our collective recovery, and when that time comes, Seagle will be here.

04/21/2020
Stay In Touch

2018 alum Jake Stamatis has a sweet message for all of us today.

Stay home, stay safe... stay in touch. 💚

COVID-19 has pushed us into our homes, but it is important to stay connected. Be well, oh tender fellows :) Jake Stamatis singing “If Ever I Would Leave You”...

Ok, 2016 Seagle singers and audience members...who knows the answer to this Jeopardy question from today's episode!
03/26/2020

Ok, 2016 Seagle singers and audience members...who knows the answer to this Jeopardy question from today's episode!

Our alums are staying active even at a (socially appropriate) distance! Tune in at 5pm Central/6pm Eastern to hear some ...
03/24/2020

Our alums are staying active even at a (socially appropriate) distance! Tune in at 5pm Central/6pm Eastern to hear some fab music performed by alums Ryan Hill and Neill Campbell! Hosted by Fargo-Moorhead Opera #seaglesuccess #happyhour #stayhome #opera #socialdistancing

Toi toi toi to alum Blake Jennings who sings this weekend in The Rake’s Progress at Boston University Opera Institute. C...
02/27/2020
The Rake's Progress

Toi toi toi to alum Blake Jennings who sings this weekend in The Rake’s Progress at Boston University Opera Institute.

Can’t make it in person? There’s a livestream!! (Details below). #seaglesuccess

THE RAKE'S PROGRESS (February 27 - March 1) Igor Stravinsky, composer W.H. Auden & Chester Kallman, librettists William Lumpkin, Conductor | Jim Petosa, Stage Director Presented by BU College of Fine Arts School of Music: Opera Institute and School of Theatre Thursday, Feb 27, 7:30pmFriday, Feb 28,....

A new installment of our blog is here! #thrilledtoannounceRead on to learn a little more about our 2020 Emerging Artists...
02/27/2020
#thrilledtoannounce our 2020 Emerging Artists! - Seagle Music Colony

A new installment of our blog is here! #thrilledtoannounce
Read on to learn a little more about our 2020 Emerging Artists 🤩🤩🤩

In this blog post, find out a little bit more about the Seagle Music Colony 2020 Emerging Artists and what they will be up to during the coming summer.

Our awesome guild members support multiple arts organizations in addition to our emerging artists at SMC. Thank you,Kemp...
02/25/2020

Our awesome guild members support multiple arts organizations in addition to our emerging artists at SMC. Thank you,Kempton Smith, for your generous patronage of the arts! #seaglesuccess

INTRODUCING OUR 2020 MASTERCLASS ARTIST, Metroplitan Opera baritone, Trevor Scheunemann! This class is made possible by our wonderful patron Kempton Smith, beloved supporter of young artists at Seagle Music Colony. Kempton's support of our Majorie J. Ruiz Apprentice Artists will provide our young collegiate level singers a one-on-one instruction time with Trevor during our rehearsal week for SUSANNA by G.F. Handel!

Praised by Opera News for his “lovely timbre”, and “dramatic timing”, and by the Washington Post for his “rich and gleaming” voice, Trevor Scheunemann quickly established himself as one of opera’s leading baritones. This season, Scheunemann returns to The Metropolitan Opera for productions of La bohème and Falstaff and performs as Marcello in Florida Grand Opera’s production of La bohème and as a soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the National Philharmonic and Faure’s Requiem with The Choral Arts Society of Washington, both at the Kennedy Center. Scheunemann is in demand at revered houses around the world for his thoughtful, original portrayals. Highlights of his career include performances as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with Théâtre du Capitol de Toulouse, Washington National Opera, and Teatro Municipal de Santiago; Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro with San Francisco Opera, The Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera, and Opéra National De Bordeaux-Grand Theatre; Guglielmo in Cosí fan tutte with Oper Frankfurt and Washington National Opera; the title role in Don Giovanni with Washington National Opera and L’Opéra de Monte Carlo; Escamillo in Carmen with Opera de Puerto Rico; and Marcello in La bohème at The Atlanta Opera and Washington National Opera.

After joining the roster of The Metropolitan Opera as Curio in Giulio Cesare, Scheunemann enjoyed several return engagements including a new production of Un ballo in maschera under Fabio Luisi, which was also broadcast as part of the Metropolitan Live in HD series; Morales in the new production of Carmenconducted by Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Schaunard in La bohème; a new production of Guillaume Tell; and Sid in La fanciulla del West. Additionally, he headlined The Met’s Rising Stars Tour in concert across the United States.

In recent seasons, he made his San Francisco Opera début as Jake Wallace in La fanciulla del Westconducted by Nicola Luisotti; appeared at L’Opéra de Monte Carlo as Donner in Das Rheingold; performed Rameau’s Dardanus with Emmanuelle Haïm at Opéra de Lille; and joined the Glyndebourne Festival Opera
as Mercurio in L’incoronazione di Poppea conducted by Emmanuelle Haïm, in Graham Vick’s Eugene Oneginunder the baton of Vladimir Jurowski, and as Melot in Tristan und Isolde, which was commercially released on CD.

Mr. Scheunemann has also been actively involved in the emergence of new, American opera. He originated roles in several productions including: Joe in Christopher Theofanidis’s Heart of a Soldier, inspired by the events of 9/11 and under the direction of Francesca Zambello at San Francisco Opera; der Graf F in René Koering’s adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist’s novella Der Marquise von O with L’Opéra de Monte Carlo; as well as Sgt. Marcum in Huang Ruo and David Henry Hwang’s An American Soldier and Gary Tate in Douglas Pew and Dara Weinberg’s Penny, both as part of the American Opera Initiative at Washington National Opera.

A seasoned concert artist, Scheunemann possesses a diverse repertoire of oratorio and recital work. Favorite engagements include Carmina Burana under the baton of Kent Nagano with the Montreal Symphony; Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, Dvořák’s Stabat Mater, Vaughan Williams’ Dona nobis pacem, Britten’s Cantata misericordium, and Purcell’s Come, Ye Sons of Art with The National Symphony; and Copland’s Old American Songs with Kansas City Symphony and Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra. Other concert highlights include performances of Händel’s Messiah and the Requiems of Faure and Mozart. Last season he performed Messiah and Guglielmo in a concert performance of Cosi fan Tutte with the National Philharmonic; Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro with Norwalk Symphony Orchestra; and Britten’s War Requiem at Leigh University.

Mr. Scheunemann is a distinguished alumnus of the world-renowned Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program at Washington National Opera. He was featured in a variety of roles including Schaunard in La bohème, Masetto in Don Giovanni under the baton of Plácido Domingo, Marco in Gianni Schicchi, Larry Landau in Sophie’s Choice, and a commissioned work by Marvin Hamlisch with Plácido Domingo and Kristin Chenoweth at the Washington National Opera Golden Gala.

Awards to Mr. Scheunemann’s credit include the Washington National Opera Artist of the Year, the third-place winner in Plácido Domingo’s Operalia, and Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation.

#rva #Richmond #virginia #opera #oratorio #classicalmusic #vcu #orchestralife #choirlife #baroque #sopranolife #mezzolife #tenorlife #basslife #countertenorlife #choir #orchestra #rvamusic #rvaphotographer #handel #music #art #internationalwomensday #metoo #nonprofit #SusannaRVA #livemusic

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Madama Butterfly ‘98
This morning my email inbox reminded me that Old Friends & New was on today's calendar. How heartbreaking is that? The next inbox item was a copy of this Mountain Lake PBS interview, featuring our own Darren Woods. The voices on The Hill may be silenced this year, but that won't stop Darren from tending to his Pumpkin Patch. A wonderful story..........
Toi, toi, toi to Jeni Houser and Andrea Carroll who sing the Queen of the Night and Pamina tonight at the Dallas Opera. Have a great show ladies. #seaglealumni #seaglemusiccolony #seaglepumpkins
Great performance at Keene Arts - Russell Banks opera "Harmony" - kudos to all
Thus is unlike no other. The professionalism, singing, acting is phenomenal!
27 days till the beginning of the 2019 Seagle Music Colony season. I cannot wait!
Music enthusiasts: Need a great gift - Valentine's Day, Birthday, Anniversary gift? Date night? Dinner and entertainment? Relieve your cabin fever! Check out our Cole Porter Dinner Theater Cabaret, taking place at the Vista Restaurant at the Van Patten Golf Club! https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3612777
ALUMNI MONTHLY FEATURE – Alumnus Seth Carico We want to celebrate SMC and its reach into our lives and the world around us. THEN: What year(s) did you attend SMC? I attended the Seagle Colony for four summers, from 2002-2005. How did SMC affect or change your life at the time? When it was suggested to me by my university choir director that I apply for the Seagle Colony, I was 20 years old and totally wild. I had spent most of my life performing, but I thought that relying on acting ability and personality would be enough to carry me in spite of my bad habits and lifestyle choices. I had the potential for a good voice, but I wasn't in an environment that pressed upon me how important it was to focus in a disciplined way on honing my raw talent into something to fit into the opera market. Darren, Keith, and Tony took a chance on me, and over the course of those four summers, I began my journey to finding my desire for excellence, not just relying on personality and sheer will. I had been a big fish in a small pond, and they taught me there is a much bigger pond out there in the world. I realized I would have to humbly submit to hard work in order to take my place among a sea of big fish. They took a wild animal and showed him how to channel his energy in all the right directions. NOW: Where and what are you up to now? I am now enjoying a fully-booked calendar as a singer, mostly in Europe, but also in the States. Does SMC play a part in your life today, and if so, how? I have spent the last nine seasons in a repertory opera company in Berlin, and the lessons I learned at the Colony are with me every single day. Working in a repertory theater requires a unique level of versatility, concentration, and self-motivation. My opera house produces over 30 full opera productions, with over 170 performances per season. That means there is no time for coddling, and often not nearly enough rehearsal. So, if you're the type who needs weeks of hand-holding to develop a role, you're in the wrong place. It is do or die every day, and there is often no one telling you who your character is, so you have to be able to do that work for yourself. The Seagle Colony prepared me for these demands in ways of which I don't think any other training program is capable. When I find myself in a week in which I am performing four or five different operas, I know that I have done my homework, and I will be prepared to tell a story with each different character. On a final note, I credit the Colony with helping me win my partner. She is a costume designer, and we met when she was working as an assistant on a show I was in. Her daily job on that project was taking care of rehearsal costumes. After we had been together for a while, she told me that before we started talking, she noticed how I always took the time after rehearsal to replace my costumes in an orderly fashion, rather than expecting her to do it for me as most of my colleagues do. She appreciated my being such a thoughtful colleague. Well, I learned that from Pat Seyller at the Seagle Colony, and if I'm being totally honest, in the end it was the most important lesson of all!
Keep up the good work!
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Hey Seagle alum interested in Contemporary Opera - the Center for Contemporary Opera is having auditions soon. The form is below and our own Ashley Becker is managing director. Identify yourself as a Seagle Alumni.
Texas area singers! LOLA Local Opera Local Artists is hearing all voice types for general auditions in Austin, TX. Come get your sing on!