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National Opera Association

New Triad for the Collaborative Arts Master Class: "Must Have Mozart".
Excerpted from NATIONAL OPERA ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER (January/February 2013)

By David Holley

What a way to kick---off our 58th Annual Convention! Arlene Shrut presented her "Must Have Mozart" master class to a packed audience on Thursday morning before our opening ceremonies, and set the tone for one of the most exciting conventions in recent memory.

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Opera News Online
"A fresh breeze blew into the song recital world when four singers and their four accompanists presented...'Coming Home' at Manhattan School of Music's Greenfield Hall. The (recital) was very much an ensemble effort.
That all were particularly communicative was a compliment to the faculty of ... New Triad. This (program) was the culmination of ... a course that helped them analyze poetry, become aware of dynamics of partnership and teach them how to communicate through their bodies. "

- Marylis Sevilla-Gonzaga

Debut at the National Arts Club, Gramercy Park, New York City

Opera News Online
"People were very impressed by the concept and mission of New Triad. Congratulations and kudos to...New Triad on your wildly successful debut."

- Linda Zagaria, NAC Music Committee

New Triad at the Texas Music Festival

" brought each song new life just by instructing the performers how to relate to each other and the score as true partners. We must do more to bring this level of collaboration to our students, to our treasury of great art songs and to our deserving audiences!!"

- Katherine Ciesinski, Professor of Voice, Eastman School of Music, formerly of Moores School of Music, Univ. of Houston

NPR Radio interview with Dean Dalton's, "The Front Row"

Opera News Online
"...a very exciting approach to story telling. Cabaret song at it's best is to us today what these art songs would have been to people in the 19th century."

- Dean Dalton, National Public Radio (KUHF / Houston)