Soprano Robin Massie and
Bass Baritone Steven Condy

present "The SINGER"
as part of our Masters as Teachers 07-08 series.

a wonderful vocal exploration program featuring selections from their recent
CD Release: Be Thou My Vision. This wonderful duo of Classical Christian singers will share their artistry and their hearts in a powerful program that you won't want to miss.

Friday, May 9, 7:00p; Sanctuary at Huguenot Road Baptist Church
Suggested Donation $10

Meet the Artists Moments: coffee & donuts provided, 9:30am in the Narthex
Masterclass Saturday, May 10, 10:00am
The masterclass on Saturday AM is a special offering for musicians and audience members alike. Robin and Steven will coach and work with students of all ages and abilities in a semi-public forum. We will love it, learn it, and live it.. all together using music to help build relationships and community. This is a great chance to work up close and personal with a world class artists.

All Proceeds will be collected at the door.

VIEW the PROGRAM HERE!

PROGRAM:==========================================
Selections from "Be Thou My Vision", will include works by Bach, Donizetti, Hagen, Loesser, Bonds, Fettke, and Rankin.

ABOUT THE ARTISTS:=================================
Robin Leigh Massie, soprano, and Steven Condy, baritone, were married in 1992 after receiving their Master’s Degrees in voice/opera performance from Yale University. They have established themselves with careers in opera and Musical Theater that span the globe.

Robin Leigh Massie has established herself as a versatile artist in opera, concert and musical theatre. She made her New York City Opera debut as Flora in Benjamin Britten's The Turn of The Screw. She has also performed with Tulsa, Kentucky, Glimmerglass, Princeton, Trenton Civic and Rockland Opera companies, and with the Opera Festival of New Jersey Outreach Program. Her many operatic roles include Papagena in The Magic Flute, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Nannetta in Falstaff, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and Sofia in Il Signor Bruschino (Rossini). She also played the role of Young Clara in the World Premiere of Billy and Zelda with Opera Delaware.

In musical theatre, Ms. Massie performed the role of Jellylorum in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s CATS in Hamburg, Germany. She has also sung with the Bucks County Playhouse, Pocono Playhouse and Gateway Playhouse. Roles include Yum Yum in The Mikado, Marian Paroo in The Music Man, Laurey Williams in Oklahoma! and Lily in The Secret Garden. In the summer of 1996, Ms. Massie toured South America singing the role of Christine in Ivan Jacobs’ The Phantom of the Opera.

In concert repertoire, Ms. Massie has performed the Fauré Requiem with the Susquehanna Valley Chorale and Carmina Burana with The Bucks County Choral Society and The Pennsbury Community Chorus. She has performed with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for five consecutive seasons performing “Yuletide Celebration”. In 2003 she sang with the New York City Ballet in Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and can be heard on a recording with the Westminster Choir (Like As a Hart) as the soprano soloist in Mozart's “Laudate Dominum.” She was also a finalist in the Jenny Lind Voice Competition.
A native of Austin, Texas, Ms. Massie has a Bachelor's degree in Voice Performance from Westminster Choir College and a Master's degree in Voice from Yale University. She is currently a member of the voice faculty and Director of Opera Workshop at
Philadelphia Biblical University (www.pbu.edu).



Steven Condy has been critically acclaimed for his singing and acting abilities, performing with opera companies throughout North America. Most recently, Mr. Condy performed with Opera Pacific and Chautauqua Opera as Dr. Dulcamara in The Elixir of Love, and with Opera Naples (Florida) in a double-bill as Melchior in Amahl and the Night Visitors and Siméon in Debussy’s L’enfant Prodigue. In the 2005-2006 season, he appeared with the Washington National Opera as both Baron Zeta in The Merry Widow (a part of “Trilogy: Domingo and Guests in Three Acts”), and as Dr. Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore. He made his debut with Opera Pacific as Taddeo in L’italiana in Algeri, and also appeared in the title roles of Verdi’s Falstaff and Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi with New Jersey Opera Theater. In 2006, Mr. Condy marked his 50th career performance in the role of Dr. Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Utah Opera, a role in which he made his Canadian operatic debut with Calgary Opera. He later returned to Calgary, as well as Edmonton Opera, to perform the title role in Don Pasquale. Other recent engagements include Don Magnifico in La Cenrentola with Florentine Opera, Sir Robert Cecil in Benjamin Britten’s Gloriana with Opera Theater of St. Louis, Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte with Hawaii Opera Theater and Arizona Opera, as well as engagements with San Francisco, Portland, Dallas, and Chautauqua Opera companies.

Mr. Condy returned to Carnegie Hall in December 2006 with the Masterworks Chorus and Orchestra singing Handel's Messiah, a work he has also performed with Columbus Pro Musica, The Greater South Jersey Chorus, and the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (Spain). Also in 2006, he sang the part of Jesus in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the Princeton University Concert Choir. He has also performed scenes from Gordon Getty’s Plump Jack with the Pacific Symphony, the Aguacalientes Symphony, and the Puerto Rico Symphony orchestras.

He is the winner of many voice awards and competitions, including the Richard Tucker Foundation, the Pope Foundation, and the Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition; he was also a finalist in the 1993 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

Jamie Rankin (piano) studied music and German at Wheaton College, and has been working with Christian youth choirs in Germany since 1980 as arranger and conductor. He received his Ph.D. in Germanic literature from Harvard University, and now teaches as a Senior Lecturer in German at Princeton University, where he is also involved in the campus ministry of Princeton Evangelical Fellowship.