Better Way to Make Star Vocalists
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 611 , Segment 6
Episode: Trump's Immigration Reform, Lost Apples, Wearing Our Emotions
- Aug 7, 2017 11:00 pm
- 22:12 mins
Guests: Diane Reich, DM, Associate Professor of Vocal Performance, BYU; Michael Johnson, Technology Consultant, BYU’s Center for Teaching and Learning; Dave Brown, BYU Technology Transfer Office Rebecca Pedersen is the latest BYU singer to win the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. The road to winning an award like that includes a lot of practice and a lot of singing in front of juries who rate your performance and offer feedback. Several years ago, some BYU vocal performance professors wondered if there might be a better way to manage those auditions and track their students' progress better. At the time, they were doing what most vocal programs do – tracking it all on paper, even in 2017.