Wayne Sanders

BM, Roosevelt University. Voice teacher, coach, and pianist; collaborated and performed with Kathleen Battle, Jessye Norman, Florence Quivar, and the late William Warfield; consultant to the Houston Grand Opera, the Savonlinna Opera Festival (Finland), and Munich’s Münchener Biennale; provided musical direction for presentations ranging from an all-star tribute to Marian Anderson at Aaron Davis Hall (New York) to Porgy and Bess in Helsinki and Savonlinna, Moscow, and Tallinn. Co-founder of Opera Ebony, a historic African American opera company based in New York; participated in touring performances of Opera Ebony’s acclaimed Black Heritage concert series and served as its conductor over the course of its international run in Canada, Iceland, and Switzerland. SLC, 1996–

Courses taught in Music

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Seminar in Vocal Performance
  • So This Is Opera?
  • Studio Class
2012-2013
  • So This Is Opera?
  • Studio Class
2011-2012
  • Seminar in Vocal Performance
  • So This Is Opera?
  • Studio Class

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