26 April 2018, Patricia in Concert – Reunion with Old Friends 老友重相聚

Patricia Sands, Soprano 女高音
Richard Saunders, Piano 鋼琴

Patricia Sands returns to Taipei after 10 years to share an evening of classic musical theatre tunes and art songs with new friends and old!
Music by Porter, Gershwin, Bolcom, Leon, Kern, and Bart.

Patricia Sands離開台灣十年之久,這次回來要帶給大家一整晚的經典音樂劇曲與藝術歌曲!

6:30pm: Doors Open
7:00pm-Concert begins

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Patricia Sands, Soprano

Patricia holds a BM in Voice from the Univ.of Iowa; an MME in Choral Music Ed from the UMKC Conservatory-Missouri; and a MA in Theatre Production from CWU Washington USA. She is a Certified Vocologist- (National Center for Voice and Speech, Utah); and completed Contemporary and Commercial Singing Pedagogy with Shenandoah Univ. USA; as well as Voce Vista with Montclair State NJ., She is a member of the Pan-American Vocologists Association (PAVA); and New York Singing Teachers Association (NYSTA), and is completing the NYSTA five courses in Vocal Pedagogy Certification. Patricia teaches voice in her studio-Patricia Sands Voice Studio Pte Ltd- in Singapore which opened in January 2017. (psvoicestudio.com)

Patricia has performed as a recitalist and soloist in Spain, Italy, Serbia, Taiwan, Qatar, Malaysia, South Africa and USA. Particular areas of interest are Spanish and Latin American art song repertoire which she has studied in Barcelona (Barcelona Festival of Song), as well as theatre of which she has directed over 100 theatre productions. She taught International Baccalaureate Theatre and Vocal Music around the world in international schools while maintaining her voice study and performance schedule.
Voice teachers include Claudia Visca (Vienna) Lorraine Nawa Jones (student of Tito Gobbi) (Taiwan), Martha Longmire, and Robert Eckert (USA). While living in Taiwan (2003-2007) she studied with Lorraine Nawa Jones and Kewei Wang. She performed frequently with Richard Saunders and gave concerts at the Forum Auditorium, Chung Shan Hall, and numerous venues and sites around Taipei. She also directed the Taipei International Community Choir during this time.

Patricia has lived outside of the USA for 26 years. She moved to Singapore in July 2016 and performed with Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO) in the “Turandot” and “Elixir of Love” Choruses. She was a soloist with New Opera Singapore CABARED in January 2017 and performed at the National Gallery in March in a duo recital. She was Alto Soloist for the Dvorak Stabat Mater with the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra on April 1 this year in Singapore. She will perform in AIDA with SLO, and will debut in the role of Madame de Croisy in “Dialogues of the Carmelites” with NOS in August 2018 at the Victoria Theatre, Singapore.

Richard Saunders Piano

Richard began his piano studies at the age of seven, and studied at the Royal College of Music and London College of Music. He was the first ever second-year student at the London College of Music to perform a complete lunchtime concert at the college, and during his time there won several awards and medals, including the John McCabe Prize. He graduated from the London College of Music in 1988 with the college’s top qualification, the FLCM (fellowship) diploma and has lived in Taipei since 1993.

Richard Saunders has performed regularly as a piano recitalist and accompanist in Taipei in venues such as the National Recital Hall, Forum Auditorium, Zhongshan Hall and Mazur Hall. His musical interests are wide and varied, but with a particular interest in lesser-known twentieth-century British, French, and Spanish music.

場地 Event Location:
Taiwan Air Force Innovation Base (TAF) 空總創新基地 「圖書館」2F LIBRARY
No. 177, Sec. 1, Jianguo S. Rd (Intersection of Jianguo S. Rd. and Jinan Rd.) Taipei 106

Our entrance is located on the intersection of Jianguo S. Rd. and Jinan Rd. (TAF side entrance). After passing the gate, keep marching forward and you’ll see a white building to your left called Library. Make your way to the second floor via the outer staircase on the side.

MRT[Zhongxiao Xinsheng Station Exit 6]Walk straight along XinSheng S. Road , then turn left on Jinan Road Sec. 2 , continue down and you’ll spot the entrance!

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