Nina Anderson – Arias, Art Songs and Musical Theater

Nina Anderson with Ying-Shan Su: Arias, Art Songs and Musical Theater at Jazzway 6004, 6004 Hollins Ave., Baltimore, Maryland

        Nina Anderson with Ying-Shan Su: Arias, Art Songs and Musical Theater

  Please join us for an early evening concert in September with songs spanning a variety of genres, including opera, art songs, spirituals, and musical theater. Soprano, Nina Anderson in collaboration with pianist Ying-Shan Su will be presenting this program to prepare for Nina’s upcoming graduate school auditions. The songs will feature works by Poulenc, Mozart, Gershwin, H.T. Burleigh, Florence Price, Hale Smith, Jerome Kern, and Kurt Weill. All the concert proceeds will go to the musicians. There will be a reception after the concert with complimentary homemade desserts, gourmet cheeses, fresh fruit and light appetizers. All soft drinks are free and adult beverages are available for discounted prices.       Nina Anderson – vocals, Ying-Shan Su – piano.   Tickets: $20-General, $10-Students. All tickets include soft drinks and post concert reception.    Tickets are on sale now: http://www.jazzway6004.org/buy_tickets_and_merchandise/ All tickets must be purchased online, in advance. No tickets at the door.         Bio’s:   Nina Anderson is just finishing her junior year as a vocal performance major and French minor at the University of Maryland. In February 2019, Ms. Anderson was awarded First Place in the National Society of Arts and Letters Winston Voice Scholarship Competition. In spring of 2018, she was a finalist in the George Shirley Vocal Competition for African American Vocal Repertoire, and she will be returning to the George Shirley competition on May 17th of this year.  In high school, Ms. Anderson was chosen to participate in both the Lyric Opera camp (where she was voted best singer) and in the Washington National Opera Camp. She has won or placed in  numerous vocal competitions from 2017 to 2019.   Ms. Anderson has been active in the University of Maryland’s Opera Terps,  where her past roles have included Lady Angela in Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Patience”, The Plaintiff in Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury” and Laurette in Bizet’s “Doctor Miracle”. This spring Ms. Anderson is performing the roles of Joan and Grace Davis in Kurt Weill’s “Street Scene” with the Maryland Opera Studio. This summer, she will be studying and performing as part of the Spotlight on Opera Program in Shreveport, Louisiana. Ms. Anderson is a member of the University of Maryland Chamber Singers and is a student of Martha Randall.  She is currently applying to graduate school programs in Philadelphia, PA,  Houston, TX, Cincinnati, OH,  New Haven, CT, Los Angeles, CA,  Ann Arbor, MI and Bloomington, IN.       Taiwanese pianist, Ying-Shan Su is a third year doctoral student in Collaborative Piano under Professor Rita Sloan at the University of Maryland.  After serving as a staff accompanist at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, she devoted herself to piano collaborating.  Ms. Su holds two Master’s degrees in Piano Performance from Lee University, National Chiao Tung University and a Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance from National Taiwan Normal University.  She received the Young Musician Award Scholarship from Lee University, where she studied with Ning An and Gloria Chien.           Nina also has a GoFundMe page to help raise money for her endeavors:   https://www.gofundme.com/help-nina-apply-to-graduate-school