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Meet Rochester mezzo-soprano Jessica Ann Best this week on Need to Know

Sep 21, 2018

Rochester mezzo-soprano Jessica Ann Best
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Rochester mezzo-soprano Jessica Ann Best spoke with WXXI's Helene Biandudi-Hofer on Need To Know about Understanding Music's Ability to Connect and Engage.  Meet Best, hear about how her career developed, her studies with Pat Alexander (mother of Renee Fleming), and how she crosses genres, from opera to jazz to musical theater.  Best says, it's about the colors of the voice and using the right tools for the right genre.

The interview with Best begins at 17:30, but first you can enjoy a conversation with Actress and author Alison Arngrim (a-k-a Nellie Oleson of Little House on the Prairie).