The 4 PM class will be held at Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater and will feature students selected from the school's Vocal Arts Department. Those scheduled to be coached by the acclaimed performer include bass Matt Boehler, tenors Michael Kelly and Alex Mansoori and sopranos Erin Morley, Jennifer Sheehan and Ariana Wyatt. Barbara Cook has starred on Broadway in Flahooley, Candide, The Gay Life, The Music Man and She Loves Me. She received a Best Featured Actress in a Musical Tony Award for her performance in The Music Man, and her one-woman show, Mostly Sondheim, was nominated for a Tony in the Best Special Theatrical Event category. Cook was most recently on the New York stage in Barbara Cook's Broadway. Both Mostly Sondheim and Barbara Cook's Broadway were also recorded for DRG.
Cook will make her solo concert debut at the Metropolitan Opera Company on January 20, 2006.
The master class is free and open to the public. Free tickets will be available beginning Nov. 17 at the Juilliard box office, located at 60 Lincoln Center Plaza (Monday-Friday from 11 AM-6 PM). For more information call (212) 769-7406 or visit www.juilliard.edu.