The 6-10 PM evening, which will feature singing teachers, coaches, professional and aspiring artists and lovers of the singing voice, will honor two acclaimed artists: Tony Award winner Victoria Clark, who is currently starring on Broadway in The Light in the Piazza, and acclaimed operatic soprano Aprile Millo. Both Clark and Millo will be interviewed at the gala: Clark by actor-voice teacher David Sabella-Mills and Millo by director-writer Ira Siff. Both Sabella-Mills and Siff are members of the Teachers' Association. The evening will also include a concert of art songs performed by winners of the David Adams Song Competition.
Victoria Clark received a 2005 Tony Award for her performance in The Light in the Piazza. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret, Urinetown, Titanic, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Guys and Dolls and A Grand Night for Singing. Among Clark's screen credits are "Cradle Will Rock," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Sweeney Todd in Concert." As a director, she recently helmed the 92nd Street Y's "Lyrics & Lyricists" series Serenade in Blue: The Mack Gordon Song Calvacade.
The Kosziusko Foundation is located in Manhattan at 15 East 65th Street. Tickets for the event, priced $75, are available by calling (212) 874-0832.
For more information about the New York Singing Teachers' Association, Inc. visit www.nyst.org.