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Conservatory Vocal Alum Scott Conner Has Active Career

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UMKC Conservatory alumni succeed in myriad ways around the world.  Vocal alumnus Scott Conner, bass, (BM, vocal performance, 2008) is the recipient of a 2012 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation, and First Prize winner of both the 2012 Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition and 2012 Loren L. Zachary Competition.

Scott Conner joined the Ensemble of the Semperoper Dresden during the 2012–2013 season, where he sang Colline in La Bohème, Sparafucile in Rigoletto, Masetto in Don Giovanni and Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Scott finished the 2012 year by making his debut at Washington D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center singing Handel's Messiah with the National Symphony Orchestra. Future seasons will include his debuts with the Zürich Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, San Francisco Opera, Versailles Opera, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, and L'Opéra de Lille.

Scott is signed with Fletcher Artist Management, New York, NY, and his schedule is set nearly 2 years in advance.  By next year Scott will have sung at the major operas in France, Italy, Germany, UK, Austria, Switzerland, and Spain.

Scott is also a 2012 graduate of Philadelphia's Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA).

Congratulations!

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu