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Songs of Experience

  • Laidlaw Recital Hall, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 5751 USA South Drive Mobile, AL, 36608 United States (map)

About the Performer

Dr. Cory Schantz, baritone, is Director of Opera and Assistant Professor of Voice at Reinhardt University in Waleska, Georgia. His teachers have included Marilyn Horne, Sharon Mabry, John Gillas, Kenneth Shaw, and Linda DiFiore. He has sung under the batons of notable conductors such as Arthur Fagen, Joseph Resigno, Craig Kier, and Keith Chambers.

Dr. Schantz maintains an active career as a performer both on the stage and in the concert hall. He has appeared in principal roles with Tulsa Opera, Atlanta Opera, Baltimore Opera, First Coast Opera, and Wichita Grand Opera. He will make his Opera Birmingham debut in 2017, singing the role of Capulet in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette. He has recently appeared as soloist with Rome (GA) Symphony Orchestra, Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Schantz will perform recitals at Middle Tennessee State University and Austin Peay State University in February 2017.

Cory Schantz, Guest Faculty Voice Recital
Sunday, September 24, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m.
Laidlaw Recital Hall. Angela Draghicescu, is collaborative pianist. Dr. Schantz will perform Hagen's cycle Songs of Experience on the program.

For more information about the song cycle, click here.

Baritone Cory Schantz will perform a Guest Faculty Voice Recital in the USA Laidlaw Performing Arts Center on Sunday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Schantz' program will include music by Jacques Ibert, Daron Aric Hagen, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Erich Wolfgang Korngold and Mitch Leigh. Angela Draghicescu will accompany Dr. Schantz in this concert.

Admission to this Department of Music concert is free and open to the public. Persons needing more information about this event or in need of special accommodation may call 251-460-7116 or 251-460-6136.

Earlier Event: September 23
Piano Concerto No. 2: Chaplin's Tramp
Later Event: September 29
Bandanna Overture