Love. Loss. Light.

One night only of love, hope, and a bit of drama expressed through song. Join Dr. Quinton Morris for a live recorded broadcast of Unmute The Voices featuring soprano Indra Thomas. Join us in person in the Chapel of St. Ignatius or listen to the show live on Classical KING.

Indra Thomas Concert Poster

Wednesday,May 24, 2023 at 8 pm

Chapel of St. Ignatius at Seattle University

The concert is free, and no advance registration is required.

The concert is sponsored by the Pigott Family Endowment for the Arts at Seattle University and produced by Quinton Morris, DMA, Associate Professor, Violin.

The Artists

Known for her lush and warm voice, Indra Thomas has performed at many of the world class opera houses and venues, such as the Metropolitan Opera and the Vienna State Opera; she has performed at prominent venues here in the US, France, Germany, Spain and England, including the Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall. Among numerous top orchestras with which she has appeared are the New York Philharmonic, the London Symphony and Leipzig’s Gewandhaus Orchestra – as well as leading orchestras in Paris, Spain, Brazil, the Netherlands, Japan, Finland, South Korea, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi, Boston, Cleveland and Detroit. Ms. Thomas has graced several famous music festivals such as the Bregenz Festspiele  in Bregenz, Austria, Chorégies , d’Orange in France and the Proms Summer Festival in London.

Brian Osborne is currently the music director and opera coach at Georgia State University, but will be joining the faculty at Auburn University as professor of musical theatre this fall. He has music-directed recently with a variety of companies including Marietta Theatre Company, The Strand Theatre, StageDoor Summer Stock, Vanguard Theatre, Academy Street Theatre Company, Rome Little Theatre, Harrower Workshop, Atlanta Opera and the Italian Opera Program, “Si parla, si canta.” He is currently working as vocal coach with the new motion picture, I Am, filming in Atlanta, and was the principal vocal coach for the HBOMax series, Doom Patrol. He has served as Director for Musical Theatre at Reinhardt University, Oklahoma City University and the University of Mississippi. Osborne enjoys appearing on-stage and has performed “Miles Gloriosus” in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and “Sky Masterson” in Guys and Dolls.  He frequently works as a commercial actor, model and private vocal coach, and will have a supporting role in the upcoming film, Love is the Perfect Storm.

Dr. Quinton Morris, Associate Professor, Violin, is the inaugural Artist-Scholar-in-Residence at Classical KING, where he hosts “Unmute the Voices,” which celebrates BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) artistry in classical music by highlighting compositions and performances by BIPOC artists. A multifaceted teacher and performer, he is the executive director & founder of Key to Change, a non-profit violin and viola studio serving South King County that focuses on creating opportunities for young musicians of color and those from underserved, lower socio-economic backgrounds. He has performed recitals and given master classes around the world including venues at Carnegie Hall, the Sydney Opera House and the Louvre Museum.