Nancy E. Harris's Activities Record
2011-2012 (July-June)
Personal Performances: Opera and Beyond performances at the Children's Hospital Nov 20, Dec 11, Jan 29, Mar 11, May 27 (Witch and Mother in Hansel & Gretel); Littleton AARP Dec 19; Pizzicato Performance Group Feb 26 ; Harris Studio Recital Dec 4; Cabaret on Broadway on Feb 12, 2012, The Voice Builder's Spring Fling Apr 22; DAMTA's Annual Teachers' Concert May 9; Pizzicato Performance Group June 3.

Organizations: Opera and Beyond (Founding Member and Artistic Director--replacing RMOC); Denver Area Music Teachers Association (treasurer), Colorado State MTA, Music Teachers National Assoc, National Association of Teachers of Singing--Colorado/Wyoming Chapter (Secretary-Treasurer), Pizzicato Performance Group, Littleton chapter of AARP (Secretary), American Sewing Guild--Denver Chapter (Secretary), Association of Sewing and Design Professionals (ASDP) , Vocology Alumni Association;

Adjudication: Mar 17 CO/WY NATSSA Competition at Colorado Christian College; Apr 14 CO/WY NATS Auditions at Metropolitan State College

Workshops, Seminars, Presentations: Scheduled "Aging Voice" for Buck Recreation Center Sept 1; CSMTA Conference June 8 "So What do Lip Trills Really Do for my Students: An Overview of the 2011 NCVS Symposium on SOVT"; NATS Conference in Orlando July 2012; Vocology Alumni Association meeting July

Publications: Monthly blog and tips on website; monthly studio newsletter;CSMTA Notes & News article on Q&A about Voice, another titled Websites for Singers and Their Piano Collaborators; continued work on my own book; published poem

2010-2011 (July-June)
Personal Performances: July 30 Rocky Mountain Opera Company concert; Sept 5 wedding in Allenspark; Sept 19 Benefit concert by CoreSinging teachers in Ft Collins;October 17 Pizzicato Performance Group; Nov 28 RMOC performance at Liberty Heights in Monument; December 5 sing at Studio recital; Dec 12 RMOC at Children's Hospital ; Jan.16 Jazz-Jam at Broadway Music;Apr 3 RMOC doing Mostly Disney at Children's Hospital; Apr 10 B'way Music School Faculty Concert; Apr 11 RMOC doing Primarily Italian at Nonna's Bistro; May 1 Studio recital; June 5 Pizzicato Performance Group;

Organizations: Denver Area Music Teachers Association (treasurer), Colorado State MTA, Music Teachers NationalAssoc, National Association of Teachers of Singing--Colorado/Wyoming Chapter (Secretary-Treasurer), Pizzicato Performance Group, Rocky Mountain Opera Company (Founding Member and Artistic Director)
, Littleton chapter of AARP (secretary), American Sewing Guild--Denver Chapter (Secretary)

Adjudication: Nov 3-5 West Central NATS Auditions at CSU; Apr 2 CO/WY NATS Auditions at UNC; June 4 SPA at Colorado State Music Teachers Association

Workshops, Seminars, Presentations: Took CoreSinging Teacher Certification Training June 2010; Attended NATS Conference July 2010, MTNA/NATS Conf Mar 2011, CSMTA Conf June 2011, CoreSinging Review Day June 2011,
NCVS Conf July 2011 ; presentations: Feb 9 Denver Area Music Teachers Association, Mar 9 Loveland Music Teachers Association: The Teacher's Voice: Keeping Yours Healthy; May 16 for Littleton Chapter of AARP: The Aging Voice: Keeping Yourself Heard; Jun 13-25: 2011 Denver Summer Voice Intensives (Director and Instructor of two weeks of day-camps);

Publications: Monthly blog on website;monthly studio newsletter; participated in Classical Singer magazine's survey for article on singer's health

2009-2010

Personal Performances: Sept 16 Guest Entertainer at Weld County Senior Idol; Sept 26 Mystery on the High C's: Loveland Opera Theatre's Annual Gala (Berthe in The Barber of Seville sextet and Mum in Albert Herring Picnic scene, plus Brindisi chorus from La Traviata); Oct 14- 5 solos for Fortnightly Musical Club; Dec 19- Children's Hospital Holiday Music; Jan 13- 5 solos for Fortnightly Musical Club; Jan 25 jazz standards at Senior Connection, Ft Collins Hilton Hotel; March and June solos for Pizzicato Performance Group; May 2 sing at Studio Recital;

Organizations: Denver Area Music Teachers Association, Greeley AMTA, Colorado State MTA, Music Teachers National Assoc, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Arts Alliance of Greeley, Fortnightly Musical Club of Greeley, Pizzicato Performance Group

Adjudication: Apr 10 CO/WY NATS Auditions at Denver University

Workshops, Seminars, Presentations: Sept 14 Foothills Music Teachers Association, and Apr 13 South Suburban Music Teachers Association: The Teacher's Voice: Keeping Yours Healthy; Nov 21 & Jan 23 open-to-public workshops What You Should Know About Your Voice... And, Why? Jun 14-19, 2010 Denver Summer Voice Intensive (Director and Instructor of day camp)

Publications: Tentatively quarterly series of articles on aging voice for 50+ Marketplace titiled "Keeping Yourself Heard". MP3s of 4 songs on I-Tunes; have started book, working title Unlocking Your Song. Non-music: published poem in Verses and Visions: Finding Grace

2008-2009

Personal Performances: Nov 12 Opera Colorado's chorus at Tribute to Nat Merrill at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the DPAC; Oct 18 two solos and all choruses for Loveland Opera Theatre's Annual Gala; Dec 6 Holiday music with Sherwood Flute Ensemble at UCCC; Dec 10 Fortnightly Musical Club Holiday Tea solo with flute and piano; Dec 20 two solos at Loveland Opera Theatre's Soiree; Jan 28 Fortnightly Musical Club 5 solos; The Elixir of Love with Loveland Opera Theatre chorus Feb-Mar 2009; Mar.25 Fortnightly Musical Club 4 solos; May 9 Loveland Opera Theatre's Songs My Mother Taught Me, 3 solos; Jun 13 Loveland Relay for Life at The Ranch, 3 solos, 2 group songs; Jun 28 Arias @ Avo's iin Ft Collins, 3 solos;

Adjudications: Apr 4, 2009 CO/WYO NATS at CSU in Ft. Collins; Apr 18, GAMTA Achievement Day in Greeley; Apr 19 Middle and High School Vocal Competition for Jesters Theatre & Performing Arts, Longmont;

Workshops, Seminars, Presentations: GAMTA Mar 2009: Vocal Production and Protection; Greeley Senior Activities Center Feb 2009: Keeping Yourself Heard; Keenagers Chorale in March; CO/WY NATS Warm-ups Workshop Apr 5; CSMTA Conference June 4 : TheTeacher's Voice: Keeping Yours Healthy

Publications: (non-music) published recipe in Sew What's Cooking;

2007-2008
Personal Performances: Opera Colorado chorus--Flying Dutchman, Nixon in China (recorded by Naxos),La Traviata, The Masked Ball, The Elixir of Love; Tribute to Nat Merrill ; Littleton Town Hall Arts Center: G'ma Tzeitel in The Fiddler on the Roof; Queen Maisie in Cinderella; Loveland Opera Theatre: Inez in The Gondoliers, Annual Gala; DAMTA Annual Concert; Association of Business Women Annual Meeting

Adjudications:Colorado Academy; Colorado/Wyoming NATS Auditions; Colorado State Music Teachers Association Student Performance Activity

Workshops, Seminars, Presentations: CSMTA Annual Conference: Vocal Science for singers & Non-Singers  

Publications: DAMTA Bylaws Editor; Jazz CD Release: With All My Heart, Nance through White Sage Music