Kansas State University has had the pleasure of hosting master classes by some of the world's top singers, vocal pedagogues and collaborative pianists in the country. The photo to the left is from the 2009 master class with soprano Jane Eaglen.
In February 2013 Kansas State has the pleasure of hosting composer Ricky Ian Gordon for the Kansas NATS Winter Workshop. The workshop was also sponsored by NATS and the Kappa Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota.
Other masterclasses have included:
Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano; Benefit Recital for Kansas State Opera and masterclass on career preparation
Shirlee Emmons, masterclasses for Kansas NATS, author of "The Art of the Song Recital" and "Researching the Song"
Valerie Trujillo, collaborative pianist; masterclasses, Florida State University, Santa Fe Opera, Tanglewood
David Okerlund, baritone; recital and masterclass, Florida State University
Jeffery Snider, bass; masterclass, University of North Texas School of Music
JR Fralick, tenor; recital and masterclass, Baldwin Wallace School of Music
Tim Caldwell, Dalcroze Workshop University of Western Michigan
Kit Foss, recital and teaching Metropolitan Opera mezzo soprano
Inci Bashar, mezzo-soprano; master class, New York, Chicago, and KansasCity
Tom Baresel, recital and master class. University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
David Weber, lecture on vocal health, Friends University
Nick Severine, music theater workshop, Singer/Actor, Broadway and Europe