Camp Director: Laurie Hart
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Max Moreno Bio
Max A. Moreno, bass-baritone, holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from both Utah State University and Portland State University in Oregon in Vocal Performance. He recently received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Vocal Pedagogy & Performance at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music in Coral Gables, Florida and now teaches at both Weber
State University and Utah State University as Adjunct Professor of Voice.
Dr. Moreno has appeared in various performance venues around the United States and Central and South America, including two seasons with the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre and a series of master classes and recitals in both Antigua, Guatemala and Santa Ana, El Salvador. A versatile performer, he enjoys singing and teaching in all styles, including barbershop, opera/classical, musical theater, contemporary commercial, and vocal jazz.
Dr. Moreno has appeared in a myriad of roles on the operatic and musical theater stage, including: Horton in Seussical, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, the title role in Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Bob in The Old Maid and the Thief, Ali Hakim in Oklahoma!, the Marquis de la Force in Dialogues of the Carmélites, Aristotle Onassis in Jackie O, the title role in Gianni Schicchi and Rambaldo in La Rondine. He is a current member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and has also appeared as a featured soloist with the American Festival Chorus. He also sang backup for Andrea Bocelli in his annual Valentine’s Day concert in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and has also performed in the chorus of the national tour of The Legend of Zelda, Symphony of the Goddesses. He also enjoys work in all other facets of musicianship, as a director, conductor, arranger, composer, coach, and pianist.
Laurie Hart Bio
Laurie Hart, VPC Artistic Director, has been part of VPC for several years and is currently on the voice faculty at Utah State University. She graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance. After graduation, she began teaching private voice at USU and continues performing whenever possible. Favorite roles include Yum Yum (The Mikado), Guinevere (Camelot), Tuptim (King and I), Mother (Hansel and Gretel), Helena (The Mystery of Edwin Drood), Fay Templeton (George M!), and Narrator (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat).
Brianna Krause Bio
Brianna Craw Krause, soprano, holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from both Utah State University and University of Michigan in vocal performance. She performed many operatic title roles with the USU and University of Michigan Opera Theatres. Brianna has been a featured soloist in various performance venues around the United States and Europe including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Washington D.C.), the Michigan Opera Academy, Handmade Opera Company (London, England), Utah Festival Opera Company, Utah Opera Society, Mountain West Songfest, and the American Festival Chorus. Brianna was a National Finalist in the 2010 National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition and was rated in the top six singers in the Nation. Brianna is a sought-after vocal instructor with over 18 years’ teaching experience including 9 years of teaching voice in the USU Vocal Department. She is the Assistant Director of the new Logan Music Academy in Cache Valley and is also the Director of the Logan Music Academy vocal group Songbirds.
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