Dr. Ryan Hebert is a 45-year-old Choral Instructor and Organist at the University of Tampa. He has been working hard to keep music alive and strong while staying safe from the virus.
How many classes do you teach? What are they?
4 classes: Aural Skills (ear-training, music theory, and singing), Camerata (female ensemble, auditioned), Chamber Singers (mixed choral ensemble, auditioned), and Conducting (teaching students basic techniques of conducting a choir).
What is your favorite part of teaching chorus and why?
I love seeing students go beyond what they think they’re capable of. I like energizing people, and I enjoy teaching…
Kyle White is a 59 year old Dance Instructor at the University of Tampa. He is currently trying to teach Musical Theatre and Dance students to perform in the midst of a pandemic.
How many classes do you teach? What do they entail?
At UT, I teach two classes each semester. In the Fall I teach Ballroom Dance and Beginning Tap. …
Paul Finocchiaro is a 57 year old Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of Tampa. He is currently directing a musical he wrote that will be performed in the Reeves Theatre on Nov. 6.
Who/what inspired you to write this musical?
In an attempt to start my mother on a remembering journey, she’s 90, I wanted to talk to her about how she met my father and the story was so fascinating I just started writing down notes and that turned into a really interesting storyline for me.
Currently, it is just a school project, do you plan on…