ASU vocal professor will perform on March 3

(02-17-2016)

Dr. Shellie Beeman

Dr. Shellie Beeman, Adams State University assistant professor of music, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in Leon Memorial Hall. She will be accompanied by Alyssa Powell, clarinet; and Dr. William Lipke, piano.

Beeman, a lyric soprano, will perform classical selections and popular, Broadway tunes. Her program includes a set of 21st century pieces by her favorite 21st century composer and friend, Dr. Jody Nagel, Ball State University.

Beeman completed her D.A. in voice performance with a secondary emphasis in speech-language pathology at Ball State University in 2014. She has enjoyed performing the roles of Adina from Elixir or Love, Dew Fairy from Hansel and Gretel, Maddalena from Andrea Chenier, Lauretta from Gianni Schicchi, Tuptim from King and I, Widow Corney from Oliver!, and Irene from Hello Dolly!, as well as performing in solo concert and opera choruses.

Beeman holds a CMVT certification (McClosky Certification of Voice Science) which allows her to collaborate with a voice care team in order to aid in the rehabilitation process of singers with voice disorders. She is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, NAfME, College Music Society, and Classical Singer.

The recital is free to AS&F and Friends of Music. Tickets are $5 for adults and $1 for students and seniors.

For more information, please contact 719-587-7621.