Race and Opera: Representative Voices in a Classical Art Form


Dr. Stephanie Shonekan hosted a fireside chat about representative voices in opera.

Featured panelists:

Noah Stewart, American Operatic Tenor
Noah musical development started in Harlem, where he studied classical music at The Harlem School of the Arts. At age 12, his choir teacher encouraged him to pursue a music career. He began doing voice-overs for Sesame Street and television school specials and won first place in the New England Music Competition in Boston.

Read more about Noah here: https://www.noahstewart.com/biography

Christine Seitz
In addition to being an established dramatic soprano, Professor Seitz joined the faculty at the University of Missouri in the fall of 2008, where she is Director of Show-Me Opera and a member of the Voice Faculty.

Anthony Blatter
Anthony is a senior at the University of Missouri in Vocal Performance and Theatre.