Clifton Ware, D.M., Professor Emeritus (voice), U of MN-TC, will present a Vocal Master Class in Roberts Recital Hall on Tuesday, November 20 at 4:00 PM.
Dr. Ware received his D.M. degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He has performed extensively as tenor soloist in recital, opera, and oratorio; authored four books—Adventures in Singing
(4/e 2008), Basics of Vocal Pedagogy
(1998),The Singer’s Life: Goals and Roles
(2005), The Aging Challenge: Making the Most of Life After 50
(2009); and given numerous professional presentations in the U.S., Canada, Germany, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, and Argentina. He has given master classes at numerous colleges and universities, most recently a two-week teaching residency at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN, and clinician for the Kentucky NATS Auditions at Morehead State University. He currently is teaching voice and voice pedagogy at the U of TN-Knoxville School of Music for the fall semester 2012. Dr. Ware and his wife, Bettye Ware
, a professional pianist, have composed and performed several songs, including Eco Songs
: Promoting Sustainability Through the Arts
(2010). They also collaborate in teaching group voice classes at the St. Anthony Village Community Center in Minnesota. His website (http://www.clifware.com/#
!) is devoted to singing, teaching, integral thought and behavior, and environmental concerns.