JAZZ FESTIVAL CHAIR
George Osborne began his professional life pursuing a career as an Opera singer and artist teacher. After completing studies at the Rome Opera House on a Fulbright scholarship, Osborne received a Master of Music degree in voice performance from the prestigious Indiana University School of Music and then joined the faculties of Texas Tech University, Southwest Missouri State University and Memphis University as an Artist Teacher. During this time he had the opportunity to perform leading opera roles with many outstanding artist including Beverly Sills, James McCracken, John Alexander, and Gabriella Tucci to name a few. His singing and teaching career led him into directing and producing operas and concert where he worked with most of the great artists of the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s including Franco Corelli, Renata Tebaldi, Birgit Nilsson, Leontyne Price, Joan Sutherland, Beverly Sills, Jerome Hines, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Andrea Bocelli. Read More
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