The public is invited to observe a Vocal Masterclass forum from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9 in the Dorothy Moses Morrison Chapel in the Fine Arts Building on the Barton Community College campus.
Barton students and area high school students will perform and then receive vocal training and advice in a forum setting from guest clinician Washburn University voice instructor Mark Fuller, who will work with students throughout the day. Audience members will have the opportunity to observe the techniques and methods he uses.
Fuller has taught vocal music for 28 years at Auburn Rural Middle School in Topeka where he directs 7th and 8th grade chorus and has served as an adjunct voice instructor at Washburn University since 1986. He is a member of the National Association for Teachers of Singing and participates in both the state and regional events, entering competitive high school and college voice students yearly in the regional auditions.
The following BCC students will perform: Tiara Espinosa of Ellinwood, Rose Radenberg of Claflin, Holly Mosier of Great Bend, Maili Kee of Salina, Karen Kratzer of Geneseo, Erin Renard of Russell and Jessica Perez of Zacatecas, Mexico.
GBHS students performing are: Hannah Mosier, Bonnie Boultinghouse, Marissa Hoisington, Estella Schumacher, Erin Bowers and Ashlyn Prescott.
For more information, contact Barton voice instructor Glenna Gaunt, 620-792-9289. Admission is free.