Lee University School of Music will welcome Allen Perriello to campus on Monday at 3 p.m. for a masterclass in the Curtsinger Music Building Choral Rehearsal Room.
Mr. Perriello is in his first season as head of music at Minnesota Opera and director of the Young Artists Program at The Glimmerglass Festival. He has served as the head of music and director of the Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio at Arizona Opera for five seasons. He has spent six seasons with Des Moines Metro Opera as a pianist/coach for mainstage productions and the Apprentice Artist Program.
A graduate of the Merola Opera Program and Adler Fellowship at San Francisco Opera, Mr. Perriello worked on six mainstage productions over two seasons. He has also been a member of the music staff at Pittsburgh Opera, Seattle Opera, and Boston Lyric Opera.
Mr. Perriello has led masterclasses at Arizona State University, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and University of Arizona. He has been a guest coach at Baylor University and Ithaca College and has served as a judge for the Pittsburgh District of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
A native of Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, Mr. Perriello holds a master’s degree in collaborative piano from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a bachelor’s degree in piano performance and music education from Ithaca College.
This event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the public.
For more information on the masterclass or other School of Music events, call 614-8240.