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Barbara Paver
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Voice
 
e-mail:Barbara.Paver@rice.edu
 
  • D.M.A. Voice (2009) University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
 
Primary Department
   Shepherd School of Music
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Shepherd School of Music
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    Websites
     Accademia Vocale Lorenzo Malfatti
     National Opera Association
     SongFest
     
    Research Areas
     I recently presented at the National Opera Association's National Meeting. My presentation was called "The Janus Face of American Opera: Arias written after 2000. I also research various aspects of vocal pedagogy.
     
    Teaching Areas
     Voice, Lyric Diction
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Barbara Paver "Review of Carol Kimball's Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music." 

     
     Book reviews
     

    Barbara Paver "Review of Art Song: Linking Poetry and Music by Carol Kimball." MTNA

     
    Creative Works
     Performances - Recital
     Prepared 20 Students for a public performance of Italian Songs and Arias, Barbara Paver and students, Giardino Botanico, Lucca, Italy (7/2016)
     
     Performances - Recital of Opera Scenes
     Prepared 20 students for public performance of opera scenes. , Barbara Paver and students, Piazza Citadella, Lucca, Italy (7/2016)
     
     Performances - Recital at Crane School of Music, Potsdam, NY
     A recital and masterclass given at University of West Florida. Recital consisted of works by Caccini, Strozzi, Ferrari, Strauss, Hoiby, and Gordon. The masterclass was for undergraduate voice students. , Kirk Severtson, piano, Snell Recital Hall, Crane School of Music
     
     Performances - Recital at University of West Florida
     A recital and masterclass given at University of West Florida. Recital consisted of works by Caccini, Strozzi, Ferrari, Strauss, Hoiby, and Gordon. The masterclass was for undergraduate voice students. , Blake Riley, piano, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida (March 13, 2014)
     
     Performances - Verdi Requiem with Houston Masterworks Chorus
     I performed the soprano solos. , Thomas Jaber, Artistic Director, Grace Presbyterian Church, (March 30, 2014)
     
     Performances - World Premiere of "Words of Wisdom" a newly composed work by Shepherd School composer Richard Lavenda.
     This was performed on a Faculty Recital on October 23, 2014. , Jon Kimura Parker, piano and Cho-Liang Lin, violin, Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music (October 23, 2014)
     
    Residencies & Summer Festivals
     Residency
     Faculty. Accademia Vocale di Lorenzo Malfatti, Lucca, Italy. (July)
     Summer Festival
     Accademia Vocale di Lorenzo Malfatti. , Lucca, Italy. (2015)
     Accademia Vocale di Lorenzo Malfatti, faculty. Primary voice teacher for Italian intensive musical and language program in Lucca, Italy. , Lucca, Italy. (July 2014)
    Juries
     Jury
     Spring High School. Adjuducated and worked with high school voice students. , Spring, TX. (2015)
     Master Class
     Arizona Governor's School for the Arts. , Phoenix, AZ. (2015)
     Classical Singer National Conference. Two master classes- one for undergraduate singers, one for high school singers., Chicago, IL.
     Masterclass . Taught a Masterclass for Shepherd School of Music Students (January)
     Masterclass at Baldwin Wallace College. (November)
     Masterclass at Carnegie Melon University. (October)
     Masterclass at Interlochen Arts Academy. (November)
     Masterclass at Muiscal Arts Center. , Cincinnati, OH. (September)
     Masterclass at Opera America. , New York, NY. (October)
     Masterclass at The Crane School of Music. , Potsdam, NY. (March)
     Masterclass at University of Cincinnati (CCM). (September)
     Masterclass at University of Western Florida. , Pensacola, Florida. (March)
     Residence at Oberlin College. (November)