Renée Fleming | On wings of (cyber) song: Renee Fleming conducts a Web master class for Merit voice majors

Chicago Tribune

16 November 2011

On wings of (cyber) song: Renee Fleming conducts a Web master class for Merit voice majors

On wings of (cyber) song: Renee Fleming conducts a Web master class for Merit voice majors

By John von Rhein

Like every young marriage, that of Lyric Opera of Chicago and Chicago's Merit School of Music has a few kinks to be worked out before it can deepen and develop.

Last weekend, Internet gremlins did their best to quite literally crash soprano Renee Fleming's first master class with selected voice students of Merit's advanced program, the Alice S. Pfaelzer Tuition-free Conservatory, a brave new venture facilitated by the Web video service Skype.

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