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NATS, Opera America team for panel discussion focused on transition to teaching from active performance

posted on 1:54 PM, April 30, 2013

NATS and Opera America recently collaborated on a panel event at the new National Opera Center in New York City before the January meeting of the Singer Training Forum. This panel focused on transitioning to teaching for the actively performing singer/stage director. NATS Executive Director Allen Henderson was joined by soprano Amy Burton, Lynn Eustis, soprano and author of "The Teacher's Ego," and stage director Jonathan Pape.

The discussion followed this basic outline:

Issues for the Singer/Director seeking to make the transition to teaching in the academic environment
Why do I want to do this? Common misconceptions of the singer/director

Issues for the Singer/Director seeking to make the transition to teaching in the academic environment
Why do we want an established singer/director to come teach at our institution? Common misconceptions of institutions

Video Link (1 Hour, 8 Minutes)

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