Frost Young Musicians' Camp Summer 2017


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CAMP DATES
Session A
June 19 - June 30
Session B
July 3 - July 14

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"Be surrounded 24/7 by kids from all over
the US and other countries who share your love of music!"

VOICE FACULTY


Noblez Pilar, UM Faculty, Private lessons


Kate Reid, UM Faculty, Jazz Voice, private lessons


Raina Murnak, UM Faculty

Jenna Lee Moore, Voice, Musical Theater, Chorus


Rachel Ohnsman, Musical Theater


Sherrine Mostin, UM Lecturer in the Studio Music and Jazz Dept., Jazz and Contemporary Voice



BIOGRAPHY


photoNOBLEZ PILAR - UM Faculty

Lecturer (Voice), holds two B.M. degrees from Philippine Women's University, and M.M. and D.M. degrees from Indiana University. She studied with Martha Lipton, and was coached by Eileen Farrell and Zinka Milanov. She has taught at colleges and universities in Singapore and Mexico, as well as the United States. A recipient of scholarships from Fulbright Hays and the London Opera Centre, Pilar has performed in solo recitals in Los Angeles, Chicago, Kalamazoo (Michigan), Hickory (North Carolina), the Hawaiian Islands, the Philippines, Singapore, the Bahamas, and Mexico. She is a long standing member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and Pi Kappa Lambda.


photoKATE REID - UM Faculty

Dr. Kate Reid is associate professor of jazz voice in the Studio Music and Jazz department and Director of Jazz Vocal Performance at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. Reid earned a B.M. in Jazz Studies from Western Michigan University, a M.M. and D.M.A. in Jazz Vocal Performance from the University of Miami.

As a jazz singer and pianist, Reid appears with her quartet at jazz venues in the Los Angeles and Miami areas. She has worked with many of the great jazz musicians in southern California including guitarists Ron Eschete and Larry Koonse, trumpeter and composer John Daversa, drummers Roy McCurdy and Jamey Tate. Kate's latest CD, The Love I'm In, features tenor saxophonist Ernie Watts and pianist Otmaro Ruiz. Like her release, Sentimental Mood, The Love I'm In features tunes from the American songbook and has received extensive airplay on jazz radio stations throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and South Africa. Kate has worked with many noted artists including John Clayton, Robin Eubanks, Jon Hendricks, Grady Tate, Mercer Ellington, Don Shelton, Mark Murphy and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

Reid is a working studio/session singer in Los Angeles. Her film credits include Tinkerbell: Legend of the Neverbeast, Planes, Star Trek Into Darkness, Oz-The Great and Powerful, Epic and Men In Black III featuring the music of composers Danny Elfman, Michael Giacchino, John Powell and Joel McNeely. She has lent her voice to network television series, commercial spots for Ace Hardware, T-Mobile, Suntory Whiskey and backing vocals for artists MUSE, X Japan and Josh Groban. Kate co-authored the GLEE Vocal Method book for Hal Leonard publishing with producer/author Andy Waterman of Umbrella Media.

Kate is in demand as a guest artist, and a returning clinician and adjudicator at jazz and choral festivals through the United States and Canada including the Banff Vocal Festival, Alberta Choral Festival, Ontario Vocal Festival, Reno Jazz Festival, Eastern Washington University Jazz Festival and the vocal jazz festivals in southern California at Cuesta College, MiraCosta College, Fullerton College and Mt. San Antonio College.


photoRAINA MURNAK - UM Faculty

Raina Murnak is a lecturer in music theory, ear training and song writing at the University of Miami's Frost School of Music. She is a New York-born composer and vocalist and received both her Bachelors in Voice and her Master's in Composition from the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She went on to receive her Doctorate in Composition and Vocal Pedagogy from the UM Frost School of Music. Dr. Murnak has enjoyed many performances of her works both in concert and on recordings. She is a very active performing vocalist varied genres, ranging from the avant-garde classical to the commercial. Recently, she played keyboards and backing vocals in a Comcast Special for rock singer Bob Pressner and also performed Auksalaq, a telematic opera, with the New World Symphony. Her most recent albums of original songs include La La Famous with the Pure Pinks and The Dawn of Us, a singer/songwriter EP. As a pedagogue, Murnak is constantly creating new effective models to train students including her most recent contributions to the Frost School's Experiential Music Curriculum. She is also a visual artist, actress and dancer and seeks to integrate multiple art forms whenever possible in her compositions and performances and in her student's shows.


Jenna Lee MooreJENNA LEE MOORE

Dr. Jenna Lee Moore, mezzo-soprano, is a graduate of the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami with a Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance. She holds a B.M. in music education from Westminster Choir College and a M.A.T. from Rider University. Dr. Moore is currently the choir director at Coral Gables Senior High School in Coral Gables, FL and has taught voice, choir, piano, and musical theatre throughout Pennsylvania and Florida at institutions including, the Frost School of Music, Florida International University, Quantum Entertainment at the University of Miami, the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts, the Pennsylvania Youth Theatre, and Actor's Playhouse.

Dr. Moore maintains a regular singing career in opera and musical theatre. She recently performed Zita in Gianni Schicchi and La suora infermiera in Suor Angelica with the Frost Opera Theater. Dr. Moore won the 2014-15 Annual Concerto Competition, where she performed Jake Heggie's Statuesque with the Frost Symphony Orchestra. She has participated in the Westminster Opera Theater and has performed regularly in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas with companies including the Atlantic Coast Opera Festival, Amici Opera Company, and Opera 691. Roles performed include Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro, Flora in La traviata, Nancy in Martha, Berta in The Barber of Seville, Nicklausse in Tales of Hoffmann, and Zaida in Don Sebastiano.

Choral experiences include Mozart's Mass in G with the New York Philharmonic and Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem with both the New Jersey Symphony and the Dresden Philharmonic.

Music directing experiences include Avenue Q, Spring Awakening, Little Women, Thirteen, Funny Girl, Aladdin Jr. and various revues and camps.


RACHEL OHNSMANRACHEL OHNSMAN

Rachel Ohnsman, currently a student at the Frost School of Music majoring in jazz vocal performance. She performs regularly both on piano and voice, in jazz, contemporary, and musical theatre styles. Ohnsman has performed at Sofar Sounds, Festival Miami, Carnegie Hall, and Vizcaya Gardens, among others. Additionally, she arranges vocal and instrumental tunes and presented a TEDx Talk about music genres (upcoming, April 2017). Some recent stage highlights include: 13 The Musical (Musical Director, 2015); Stardust Cabaret (Alumni Center, 2016); and Cats (Assistant MD, 2015).


SHERRINE MOSTINSHERRINE MOSTIN

Sherrine Mostin is a jazz vocalist and educator working in the Miami area. She graduated cum laude with her Bachelor's degree in Jazz Studies from Sacramento State University, and then she went on to pursue her Master's degree in Jazz Studies at CSU Long Beach, with a full scholarship and teaching assistantship, and graduated in the Spring of 2011. Sherrine completed a Doctoral degree in Studio Music and Jazz at the University of Miami in 2015. She recently won 2015 DownBeat Student Music Awards in the categories of: Graduate Jazz Vocal Soloist, Graduate Large Vocal Ensemble (University of Miami), Graduate Small Ensemble (UM), and as the director of the Undergraduate Small Vocal Ensemble (UM). During her time as a young professional, Sherrine has had the opportunity to work with several notable musicians including Gloria Estefan, Fred Hersch, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Randy Brecker, Karrin Allyson, New York Voices, and Terence Blanchard. After spending a year in Minnesota as an Assistant Professor of Music at Minnesota State University Moorhead, she is back in Miami and currently teaching at Broward College and the University of Miami.