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Singing star to give masterclass at Fredonia School of Music

Masterclass with Broadway singing legend, Liz Callaway, is scheduled for Tuesday, April 11.

Broadway Star and singing voice of Anastasia to give masterclass at the Fredonia School of Music

On Tuesday, April 11 at 7 p.m., Broadway star Liz Callaway will give a masterclass featuring voice students from the Fredonia School of Music and Department of Theatre and Dance. The class will be held in Room 1080 in Mason Hall on the campus of SUNY Fredonia.

Originally scheduled in January, the masterclass was cancelled due to weather. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored at the door. Questions may be directed to the Fredonia Ticket Office, 673-3501.

Among her many accomplishments, Ms. Callaway starred in the original Broadway casts of “Merrily We Roll Along,” “Baby,” and “Miss Saigon” as well as in “Cats.” She has also released five solo recordings, while establishing a major career as a concert and recording artist with her award-winning album, Sibling Revelry, created with her sister, Ann Hampton Callaway.

Her extensive U.S. symphony work includes appearances at The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Ravinia, and The Hollywood Bowl. Worldwide, she has performed in China, Australia (with Stephen Schwartz), New Zealand, Iceland, Estonia, France (Theatre du Chatelet, Paris), Slovenia, South Korea, and Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu where she premiered a new concert featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim.

Ms. Callaway sang the Academy Award nominated song “Journey to the Past” as the singing voice of the title character in the animated feature “Anastasia” and is also the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s “Aladdin,” “the King of Thieves” and “The Return of Jafar.” Other film work includes “The Swan Princess,” “Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars.”

The event is open to the public. Tickets will be $5 and available at the Fredonia Ticket Office and at the door.