Posted by: mcmillanstudio | September 1, 2014

Fusion: Poetry Voiced in Choral Song

Fusion: Poetry Voiced in Choral Song
A Collaborative Project with JMU’s Furious Flower Poetry Center
Wednesday, September 24 @ 8 pm










This uplifting choral celebration features Broadway sensation Aurelia Williams, the Morgan State University Choir directed by Eric Conway, and the JMU Madison Singers and Chorale, with original music composed by Randy Klein and based on the poetry of Margaret Walker, Michael Harper and Yusef Komunyakaa. Aurelia Williams has performed in many Broadway shows both regionally and in New York City, including: Dreamgirls; Ain’t Misbehavin’; Smokey Joe’s Café; All Shook Up; Menopause the Musical; Caroline, or Change; and Nunsense. An award-winning pianist, computer and record producer, Randy Klein is the president of Jazzheads, an independent record label featuring improvised jazz.

From our studio’s perspective,



Zoe McCray will be singing in a master class with Aurelia Williams in the Forbes Concert Hall at 1:25pm on Wednesday September 24!


Posted by: mcmillanstudio | August 31, 2014

Prof. Daniel Ihasz comes to JMU!

ihaszDaniel Ihasz bio




On October 8-10, 2014, Prof. Daniel Ihasz, baritone, will be in residence in the Voice Area at the JMU School of Music.

Prof. Ihasz is a wonderful singer and pedagogue, and is one of the foremost exponents of VoceVista spectral analysis software.

He will be lecturing on Wednesday Oct 8, doing a recital/public master class on Thursday evening Oct 9, and another master class in the afternoon Friday October 10. During his stay, he will also be teaching private lessons.

Contact Prof. McMillan at regarding the opportunity to participate!

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