Critically acclaimed jazz vocalist Rose Colella drives audiences and critics alike simply wild with her performances, with an “elegantly tipsy” voice that frequently headlines top jazz clubs around Chicago. She, however, also travels to myriad top clubs and venues around the country: here she is masterfully singing “You Made Me Love You” at the Metropolitan Room in New York City. She’ll be returning to The Big Apple on July 26, 2018 at 7 p.m. to perform at the Triad Theatre.
Washington National Opera (WNO) announced the roster of emerging talent selected for the 17th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program (DCYAP), which begins in August 2018. Roosevelt University alumnus Samuel Weiser was chosen to be part of the program this year. With a formidably beautiful bass voice, Weiser has no lack of stage presence or ability to move a listener — watch him sing this aria from Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah.
John Svoboda, Chairman of the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University’s Board of Directors, has announced that CEO Tania Castroverde Moskalenko will be departing the organization at the end of July to join Miami City Ballet as its executive director. She will remain on the theatre's Board of Directors until a new CEO is in place.
On any day, Roosevelt University percussionist Logan Fox can be seen moving like lightning among his instruments, creating catchy melodies on the xylophone, thundering booms on drums, and even more nuanced rhythms using mallets, sticks and sometimes even his hands.
Mark Eberhard, a 2004 graduate of Roosevelt’s theatre directing program, recently accepted an Excellence of Education award from the Michigan Lottery.