Singing Teacher Lenora Black offering singing and voice lessons in Marin County, California  

Biography

Teaching Positions

Singing Teacher, 1967-Present
Individual and class lessons,
performance workshop.

Tamalpais High School District, Marin Co. CA, 1990-1995
Community Education voice class.

Santa Rosa Jr. College, Petaluma CA 1981-1985
Two-semester Introduction to Music course.

Open Education Exchange, Oakland CA, 1976-1981
Group and individual voice lessons.

St. Patrick's School, Larkspur CA, 1975-1973
General music, Grades 1-8
Directed Christmas pageant

Weston High School, 1972-1973
Voice classes, Mixed chorus, Women's Chorus,
Men's Chorus, Chamber Chorus.
Music Director of "Annie Get Your Gun"

Odyssey School, Berkeley Unified School District
Berkeley, CA, 1970-1972
Chorus, Instrumental ensemble, private piano lessons, Grades 7-9

University of California, Berkeley CA, 1969
Summer Music Program, Voice lessons
for gifted low-income youths.

Education

University of California, Berkeley
B.A. in Music, with honors, 1969

College of Marin, Kentfield CA
Associate of Science in Registered Nursing, 1987

Private Voice Lessons, 1967-1995
Mary Groom Jones, Edna Garabedian,
Lillian Loran, Jess Thomas, Verna Osborne,
Donna Petersen

Credentials

California Community College Credential in Music
Valid for life

Musical Activity

Solo Recitals, San Francisco Bay Area, 1970-Present
Classical song, Early music, Ethnic music, New music

Lecture/Concerts, Bay Area Colleges and Churches

  • "Witches, Whores and Mothers:
    The Stereotype of the Mezzo-soprano in Opera"
  • "Women Composers in History"
    Classical Songs and Folk Songs, with commentary
  • "Songs of Religious Ecstasy"

Oratorio, Soloist

  • Handel: Messiah, at Harvard University and
    Berkeley Community Chorus
  • Mozart: Requiem, at U.C. Berkeley

Affiliations

National Association of Teachers of Singing
Women Musicians of San Francisco

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