Songs in the Night: Elizabeth Linnartz, soprano and Deborah Hollis, piano
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
Night used to change human society in ways that are now vanishing. Explore the dark of night through songs associated with night: lullabies, love songs, laments, and nocturnes. This program journeys through nights of childhood and seasons of our lives in songs by Wilder, Barber, Dvorák, Poulenc, Purcell and more. Elizabeth Linnartz is a Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Music at Duke University, where she teaches voice, diction,opera and chamber ensemble. She also teaches professional and professional track voice students in her private studio in Durham. She previously taught voice at UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-G and Columbia International University, as well as teaching church music at Institut Injil Indonesia in Batu, East Java. She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts in vocal performance and Master of Music in vocal pedagogy from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a B.A. in music from Duke University. Deborah Hollis is highly respected by colleagues for her sensitivity and skill as a collaborative partner. Since coming to the Triangle, she has worked with many music organizations including Long Leaf Opera, Opera Company of North Carolina, Eastern Music Festival, and Mallarme Chamber Players. She is currently pianist and coach for VOICES, the community chorus of Chapel Hill, and a collaborative pianist and coach at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.