The Sioux City Chamber Music continues its 42nd season with a performance by Dr. Suzanne Hendrix-Case, mezzo soprano, and Michelle Grossman, pianist. The performance will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 608 Nebraska Street. Single admission adult tickets are $15 and are available at the door. Students are admitted free.
Dr. Suzanne Hendrix-Case is assistant professor of voice at Morningside College. Hendrix-Case has worked at many of the world’s most prestigious opera houses including the Wiener Staatsoper, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Opera, Oper Frankurt, and the Grand Théâtre du Genève. Regional credits include Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Opera Memphis. She attended both the University of Northern Iowa and the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory.
This spring, she was a winner in the Gerda Lissner Foundation International Opera Competition, resulting in a performance at Carnegie Hall.
Michele Grossman, pianist, has wide experience as a teacher, recitalist, collaborative pianist and chamber musician. Michele began early piano and violin studies with her parents. Later she studied the piano with Arne Sorensen and George Katz and violin with Dorothy Walker. She holds a bachelor's of music in piano performance from Indiana University and a master's of music degree in Collaborative Piano from the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music. In the Sioux City area, Grossman has been a frequent performer for the Sioux City Chamber Music Association and previously, Sioux City Concert Course. Currently, she is an adjunct faculty member at Morningside College as well as a piano and violin teacher at the Morningside Institute for Performing Artists (MIPA). She also serves as the pianist for the Morningside Lyric Theater.
In 2016-17, Grossman became the conductor of the Siouxland Youth Symphony’s Symphonette Orchestra.
The repertoire for this concert include works by Handel, Brahms, Duparc, Berg, and Obradors.