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Subject: Re: Cassandra Kevizian
From: Ombrarecds <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Mon, 1 May 2017 08:59:48 -0500
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Another Dr. Phil reject. 

Patrick Byrne

Sent from my iPhone

On May 1, 2017, at 12:35 AM, "SUBSCRIBE OPERA-L Vince C." <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On Sunday, February 19, 2017, I attended a music recital at Bethlehem 
> Lutheran Church in Encinitas, San Diego County, California.  One young 
> soprano sang in the recital.  She had an amazing voice.  I captured two 
> videos of her singing.  Her name is Cassandra Kevizian (Geuvjehizian?).  I 
> do not know if I spelled her name correctly.  She is part Armenian.  Her 
> voice sounds better live, but the two videos give you a good idea of the 
> quality of her voice.  She is a petite lady, but has a big voice.  She grew up 
> in San Diego County.  I do not have her contact information and I do not 
> know her personally.
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> If you heard Kevizian live, you would love her voice.  She has a spine-
> tinglingly beautiful voice.  She has minor pitch issues but those can be 
> fixed.  Her voice is pure velvet.  It has no metal and no harsh edges.  It's 
> just plush velvet of the highest quality.  Live, the overtones in her voice 
> are amazing.  It's also a very distinctive voice.  In a vocal line-up, I could 
> definitely pick out her voice.
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> I had NO idea she was going to sing during the recital.  I didn't even know 
> she existed.  The online advert in the San Diego Reader website only listed 
> three names, none of which was hers, and only showed a very grainy 
> picture of an elderly male pianist and a middle-aged female flutist.  When I 
> arrived at the church, I did not pick up a printed program, which had her 
> name.  I thought I was going to hear piano and flute music only.  I spoke 
> with her very briefly after the recital.  She told me her full name and I left.  
> I emailed the church (Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Encinitas) weeks ago 
> to inquire about the spelling of her name, but have not received a 
> response. 
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> The church was sparsely attended for the music recital.  Two baritones 
> sang, one of whom replaced an indisposed soprano.  A female flutist and 
> male pianist played.  Cassandra sang.  The people in the audience were all 
> over fifty except for two people, me (I'm 33) and Cassandra.  At the 
> beginning of the recital, I looked around the audience and only saw one 
> other young person.  This pretty young lady with long hair sat in the back.  
> I thought to myself, "What is she doing here?  She doesn't look like the 
> type who attends classical music performances." When she got up to sing, I 
> was surprised.  Then she opened her mouth and I was floored by the 
> beauty and size of her voice.  People in the audience gasped.  They only 
> gasp when the voice is very high quality.
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> https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=kevizian
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> there are pitch problems but she is very young and will improve with the 
> guidance of a good voice teacher
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> http://i65.tinypic.com/28txkbt.jpg
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