History of Opera Series

opera singer in costume

Starting on July 21, Senior University will be hosting a History of Opera series led by Dr. Glenn Guhr. Dr. Guhr is a singer, actor, director, and producer. He has an MM in Music History from Kansas State University and a DMA in Vocal Performance from the University of Washington. Currently, he sings as a member of the Seattle Opera Chorus, teaches voice at Pacific Lutheran University, and acts as Production Manager for Tacoma Opera. Some of his work as a director and producer can be seen in free videos on the Tacoma Opera website at

Class lineup:

Thursday, July 21
The History of Opera: The Beginnings of Opera and Opera of the Baroque*

Friday, July 22
The History of Opera: Classical Opera*

Thursday, July 28
The History of Opera: Romantic Opera 1*

Friday, July 29
The History of Opera: Romantic Opera 2*

Monday, August 8
The History of Opera: Opera in the 20th Century and Beyond*

All classes will take place at 3:00 pm in the MJ Wicks Wellness Center. 

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