Virtual Reality: Virtual Singing and How to Succeed

with Renée Tatum

United States

Circumstances have prompted changes in the creative community, and some might be here to stay. Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Renée Tatum will share what she has learned about virtual audition repertoire and submissions, giving (and taking) online voice lessons, and using personal recordings to analyze your work and grow as a performer.

This event will be held via Zoom and will feature performances from up to three BSR member volunteers! Renée Tatum will provide feedback and insight on performing and auditioning in a virtual world allowing participants to see it all in action.

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BSR Guest: $10
BSR Member: $5 (suggested donation)


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A native of Southern California, Renée Tatum began her performing career in community theater and television commercials at the age of 7. Throughout her twenty-year career, she has developed a working mastery in multiple languages, including French, Italian, German, Russian, Czech, and Latin. She has a deep knowledge of several styles and a full mastery of classical vocal technique.

Renée maintains a private vocal studio in metro west Boston and leads masterclasses and seminars at both summer festivals and academic institutions. Ms. Tatum has something to offer students of all ages from young singers exploring their love of music to advanced professional singers seeking mentorship, career advice, and technical refinement.

Education: The Juilliard School (A.D., The Juilliard Opera Center), The Manhattan School of Music (M.M., P.S.), & California State University Fullerton (B.M.)

Professional Training: The Metropolitan Opera (Lindemann Young Artist), The San Francisco Opera (Adler Fellow), The Santa Fe Opera, The Merola Opera Program, The Chautauqua Opera

Primary teachers: Patricia McCaffrey, Stephen King, Dr. Robert C White, Cynthia Hoffmann, & Deborah Birnbaum (breath specialist)

Influential mentors and coaches: Brian Zeger, Warren Jones, Ken Noda, John Fisher, James Levine, Stephen Wadsworth, William Vendice, & Thomas Muraco

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