NEWCOMB - The highly praised and distinguished tenor Stanley Warren will present a vocal program of Christian music at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 28 at the Newcomb United Methodist Church in Newcomb.
Warren earned both a Master's degree and Performance Certificate from Eastman School of Music, where he studied with Jan DeGaetani, and later studied in England with Sir Peter Pears.
Warren has sung extensively, both in the United States and abroad, receiving rave reviews from the Boston Globe, Washington Post, Guardian of London, Pittsburgh Press, San Antonio Express-News and from Pears himself.
Warren is also a distinguished teacher. having held posts at the Oklahoma Arts Institute, Berkshire Choral Insitute and Aspen Music Festival. Presently, Stanley is an Associate Professor of Voice and Coordinator of Vocal Studies at Union University in Tennessee.
Accompanist for Warren will be Herbert Chatzky, an award-winning musician who held scholarships in both piano and French horn as a Juilliard student and later held the Juilliard Alumni Scholarship and Teaching Fellowship. At age 16, Chatzky was a member of the Juilliard Accompanying Staff, and won prizes from the Concert Artists Guild, Philomusic Society, Gardner Museum of Boston and New York Philharmonic Composition Contest.
Chatzky was choirmaster of the Hartford Symphony Chorale, Official Pianist of the Hartford Symphony and concerto soloist with the Juilliard Orchestra. As a teenager, Warren studied piano with Herbert Chatzky.
On June 28, the program will include selections by Handel, R. Vaughan Williams, Thiman, John Ness Beck and other composers.
Admission is free; however, donations are encouraged.