Samantha J Laumann

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Contact Me

slaumann@umn.edu
612-625-6699

Theater Arts and Dance .
580 Rarig Center

330 21st Avenue South

Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Masters of Music : Musical Theatre Performance, The Boston Conservatory of Music at Berklee, Boston, M.A., 2010.
  • Bachelors' of Music: Vocal Performance, The University of the North Carolina School of the Arts, Winston Salem, NC, 2006.
  • Vocal Performance, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, C.A., 2002-2003.

Specialties

  • Vocal Pedagogy and Health
  • Bel Canto/Classical/Musical Theatre/Mix and Belt Technique
  • Accompanist
  • Composition
  • Musical Theatre Repertoire
  • Music Directing
  • Orchestration
  • Conducting
Courses Taught
  • TH 2396: BFA Voice and Speech IV
Research & Professional Activities

Research

  • Cole Porter "La Ambassador Revue 1928": Served as a music archivist, arranger and musical director of a recently rediscovered Cole Porter Score, May 2019 - October 2019
  • Musical Theatre Orchestral Analysis for Actor Revelation: An ongoing analytical project and study of the musical forms in opera and Musical Theatre. The objective is to analyze musical motifs and choral progressions that give subtext, character or plot revelations that are found in the music rather then the script. The intention is to create a helpful guidelines and tools for musical theatre actors in the development of the character arc and progression. , May 2015 - Present