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Kari Hart

Instructor - Voice

Biography:

Keri Hart is a Master of Music student studying vocal performance under professor Patricia Miller at George Mason University. She has previously studied under John Hummel MM, Dr. Willis Patterson, and Dr. Emery Stephens. Ms. Hart is an experienced singer, flutist, and dancer and has been a part of the opera program playing First Witch and choreographing the witches’ dance in “Dido and Aeneas,” Mrs. Gobineau in “The Medium,” Novice in “Suor Angelica,” Madame PoiretapĂ©e in “Mesdame de la Halle,” and Nerone in “L’incoronazione di Poppea.”

Ms. Hart has also performed multiple times with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of renowned conductors, Maestro Leonard Slatkin and Constantine Kitsopoulos. She also regularly competes in vocal competitions such as National Association of Teachers of Singing (Honors 2019), Classical Singer, and George Shirley Vocal Competition (third prize 2016).

Ms. Hart began teaching in 2014, at Marygrove College as an adjunct professor, where she taught private voice and group dance classes. She has taken students of all ages starting as young as five years old. As a teacher, Ms. Hart loves to see her students grow, succeed, and enjoy music. Ms. Hart believes that everybody can sing something, and music should be enjoyable. She adapts her approach to fit her student’s learning style, and her lessons focus on building techniques and discovering the emotion and communication behind the music.

Contact:

For more information, call 703-993-9889 or email academy@gmu.edu.