Handel and Haydn Society Quartet

Handel + Haydn Vocal Quartet - Vocal Music Performances for schools

Handel + Haydn Vocal Quartet – Vocal Music Performances for schools

Founded in 1815, Handel and Haydn is is the oldest continuously performing arts organization in the country. Handel and Haydn vocal quartet offers vocal music performances for schools and other educational settings in Massachusetts.

Voices of the Stage

Members of the renowned Handel and Haydn Society Chorus present vocal performances in the genres of opera, oratorio, and musical theatre as an introduction to music of the stage. The  H+H Vocal Quartet and pianist perform vocal music representing various historical eras selected by students in a quiz show format. The informal classroom setting encourages students to respond directly to the music, and promotes interaction between students and musicians.

Target Grades: 3-12
Duration:
 45-60 minutes
Audience Limit: 300

Master Class for District Auditions

This Master Class prepares students for district auditions. During other months of the school year, two members of the Handel and Haydn Society will give a master class on general vocal techniques.

Target Grades: 3-12
Master Class Duration
 45-60 minutes
Participant Limit: 25 students per class

ENSEMBLE MEMBERS

BIOS
Sarah Moyer is active as a vocal chamber music artist, nationally and in the Greater Boston area. She appears frequently with Skylark Vocal Ensemble, Lorelei Ensemble, Tucson Chamber Artists, and Vox Humana TX. She is a founding member of Illumine, a trio devoted to the preservation of duets for soprano and trumpet. Not a stranger to pop and rock music, Sarah recently sang with the Rolling Stones on their 50 and Counting/Grr! Live tour, and made her Symphony Hall debut with the Video Game Orchestra Live! She received an undergraduate degree in vocal performance from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance degree from New England Conservatory.

Christina English is active in opera, concert, and musical theater, including appearances with Lorelei Ensemble, Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Boston Baroque, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Guerilla Opera, Arneis Quartet, and Fifth Floor Collective. Christina made her Carnegie Hall debut in Weill Recital Hall performing Malcolm Peyton’s Songs from Walt Whitman, and was awarded Second Prize in Voice in the 2009 Grieg Festival Young Artists Competition in Florida. Christina is a core member of Lorelei Ensemble, a vocal chamber group performing new and early music for women’s voices.  Christina earned her Master of Music from the New England Conservatory. A native of San Jose, CA, she earned her BA in Music and a minor in dance from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

Baritone RaShaun Campbell has been praised for his commanding stage presence and dark, robust voice. Campbell has performed in several productions with the Fort Worth Opera and is currently on the roster of the Boston Lyric Opera. He is also a frequent collaborator with many ensembles in the Boston metro area. Campbell’s operatic range encompasses the comic and dramatic: the title roles in Don GiovanniLe Nozze di Figaro, and Falstaff; Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus; Dr. Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore; Olin Blitch in Susannah; Don Inigo Gomez in L’heure espagnole; Peter in Hänsel und Gretel; Don Alfonzo in Cosi fan tutte; and Collantinus inThe Rape of Lucretia.On the concert stage, Campbell has performed in various oratorios and large choral works, including Fauré’s Requiem, Duruflé’s Requiem, Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Stravinsky’s Les noces, Jesus in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, and Peter in Elgar’s The Kingdom

Julia Scott Carey is a graduate of the Harvard–New England Conservatory dual degree program, a current Collaborative Piano doctoral student at Boston University, and an active composer. Her orchestral works have been performed by orchestras including the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops, and her works have been broadcast on national TV and radio in the United States and in Russia. She has served as a music director, accompanist, or vocal coach for over 40 opera and musical theater productions. She is a core ensemble member of the Juventas New Music Ensemble and an accompanist for the Boston Children’s Chorus, the Metropolitan Chorale of Brookline, and the Central Square Congregational Church in Bridgewater. She has served as a teacher and music director for the Belvoir Terrace Arts Camp and the Boston Children’s Theatre.

PRICING
Voices of the Stage
Single: $729   Double: $1,180  Triple: $1,910
Master Class
$250 per class with 2 artists
Travel Fee: Based upon mileage (calculate below)
Note: pricing may vary for weekend/out-of-school-time

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
Handel + Haydn Performance Requirements

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
Handel + Haydn Educational Materials 3-8
Handel + Haydn Educational Materials Grades 9-12

CALCULATE MILEAGE
Mileage Rates
Note: Please double the mileage calculated below to account for initial and return trips