- Teaches students:
- and Ages 18+
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Tasheen is a classically trained singer from Buffalo, New York. He was most recently featured with the Crane Opera Ensemble as Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, as Isabella in Rossini's L'italiana in Algeri (both in partial role) and, as Arnalta in Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea with Drs. Carleen R. Graham, Kirk A. Severtson, and Francois Germain. He was also featured in the groundbreaking, Neglected Nationalism: An Evening of Negro Spirituals ,with Dr. Lonel Woods and resident vocal artists of The Crane School of Music.
In recent years, he has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Chorus and Chamber Singers, the Amherst Symphony Orchestra with Steven Thomas, the Amherst Bel Canto Choir with Sue Fay Allen, the Canisius College Chorale with Frank Scinta, the Villa Maria College Chamber Choir with James D. Flood and the Crane Concert Choir under the auspices of Drs. R. R. Reames and Lonel Woods.
He began his classical studies with Frank Scinta and George Davis at the Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts and received a Regents Diploma in Vocal Music in 2008. Studies continued with Professor Barbara A. Cooper-Helfrich at the Villa Maria College of Buffalo, where Tasheen received an Associate in Science degree in 2011. Further studies continued at The Crane School of Music (The State University of New York at Potsdam) with Dr. Kathleen A. Miller and Professor David Pittman - Jennings.