Ars Nova Presents Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah

By Dr. Ginger Beazley Artistic DirectorArs Nova School of the ArtsArs Nova Singers presents excerpts from Felix Mendelssohn’s oratoria, Elijah. One of the more popular oratorios historically Mendelssohn’s collaborated with Julius Schubring, to create the German text telling the Old Testament story of the prophet Elijah. However, in 1845, the composer worked with William Bartholomew, … Continue reading Ars Nova Presents Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah

A Singer Is An Actor Using A Melody

By Dr. Ginger Beazley Many years ago, a young farm girl, met a remarkable woman who was equally qualified to teach piano, acting and voice. She was a small woman with snow white hair piled high on her head and more energy and authority in her voice and body than she deserved to have at … Continue reading A Singer Is An Actor Using A Melody