Little did Anthony’s mentor/coach/accompanist know that 8 years later, he would hear the head of the vocal department at Juilliard comment that he sees, “Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavorotti potential”. See and hear what Michael foresaw back then. With 4 All Out for Change® Supplemental Scholarship awards since 2017, Anthony’s achievements and good fortune have multiplied, including a full scholarship to Oberlin Conservatory, a Today Show interview, and news coverage. As he once remarked, “it takes a village!”
Several months after Cantate selected Anthony as their inaugural Young Artist of Color, he emailed us, "...I need to share some amazing news ... the Des Moines Metro Opera company offered me a position in their Young Artist Apprenticeship program this summer. Des Moines is a renowned and highly revered company in the opera world and I cannot contest that this is an amazing opportunity..."
Cantate Concert Choir this Sunday with special guests The Obertones!
Cantate Concert Choir brings a breath of fresh spring air to this concert, with jubilant music to make the heart sing. Johannes Brahms’ glorious Liebeslieder Waltzes (Love-Song Waltzes) anchor this program with additional works by Ola Gjeilo, Elaine Hagenberg, Morten Lauridsen, and Marques L. A. Garrett.
The choir will premiere a new commission by the winner of our 13th biennial Young Composers’ Competition, Emily C. Mason. Anthony D. Anderson, Cantate's inaugural Young Artist of Color, and Oberlin College's The Obertoneswill make special guest appearances.
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