Before you marvel at international stars Jake and Jill Gardner, onstage for Anchorage Opera's 55th Anniversary Opera Extravaganza, get to know them, and see them in behind-the-scenes action as they share their expertise with talented local singers. Experience this unique event as the dynamic husband and wife duo present a master class with talented local singers chosen to perform and work with these world class artists to improve their technique and artistry. Witness young talents blossom before your eyes as the incomparable team share their knowledge and help them hone their vocal and stage craft. Part concert, part workshop, all fun. A reception afterwards is your chance to 'meet & greet' with the Gardners and all the artists. Selected local singers, performing popular repertoire, include: Hana Min Rondeau, Carolyn Merrill, Phil Cheasebro, Zaide Manzano and Kaylee Vardeman. A reception following the event is your chance to 'meet & greet' with the Gardners and all the wonderful artists. General Admission $25 (UAA Students attend for free with valid ID) TICKETS call (907) 279-2557 or online at This is a UAA sponsored event.

Master Class with the Stars Friday, March 31 in the UAA Fine Arts Building Recital Hall, 3700 Alumni Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508 from 7 - 9 p.m.