A Long Way From Home: A Virtual Music from Home Concert

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Andrew Turner, Tenor

Andrew Turner is a native of Tacoma, WA and was recently seen performing the role of “Tamino” in The Magic Flute and “Ranger Dudley” in Little Red’s Most Unusual day with Opera Iowa. He also sang with Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra in Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass. He has played a variety of roles including Parpignol in La Boheme, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni and Male Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia. He was invited as an artist to perform alongside Nathan and Julie Gunn in their concert Nathan & Julie Gunn and Friends: An Evening on Broadway at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. As a soloist, Turner has performed composers that include Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Bach and Handel. Prior to the effects of COVID-19, Andrew was to return to Des Moines Metro Opera singing Tchaplitsky in Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades and covering the role of “Tobias Raggs” in Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd for their 48th Season.

Esteemed Contributors:

Dr. Gwynne Kuhner Brown

Professor of Musicology and Music Theory

University of Puget Sound

 

Dr. Ollie Watts Davis

Professor of Voice & Director of Black Chorus

University of Illinois School of Music

 

Dr. Joye Hardiman

Executive Director

Ancestral Art Works

 

Annie Jones Barnes

Pastor

Rock City Church

 

Dr. Casey Robards

Clinical Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching

University of Illinois School of Music