Remembering U of M School of Music Professor Emerita Glenda Maurice
University of Minnesota voice professor emerita Glenda Maurice passed away on April 16, 2013. A memorial service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at Unity Church-Unitarian (732 Holly Avenue, N Grotto St, St Paul, MN 55104).
After recording "Cry Me a River" at the age of sixteen, Glenda Maurice secured a spot on Pat Boone's television show. She later attended Texas Wesleyan University where she encountered classical vocal music. In 1988, Maurice joined the faculty of University of Minnesota School of Music. Her vocal students have gone on to win the national Metropolitan Opera auditions, sing on the roster of the New York Metropolitan Opera, and win first place in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Auditions.
Her book Finding Vocal Artistry will be published by Xlibris books and will be available through their bookstore, on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other websites.